Forum discussion tagged with BeQuiet.
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    [SOLVED] kraken 120mm or bequiet pure loop 120mm for i712700 or 13600k stock

    Hi due to a limited case size, I am needing a watercooler but a small one. The only feedback for the kraken is a vid of a guy using a r5 3600 getting good temps - but a 12700 is like 8 to 15 degrees hotter. Whereas I have seen a video of a guy getting 92 degrees average in aida64 on a 9900k with...
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    Question be quiet purebase 500dx leds flickering

    so i build a pc in this case, i didnt connect the argb controller to my mobo cause the case supports 5v and my mobo is 12v, i only plugged the sata power cable to the leds of the case, so at first glance the case controller works fine, you can change some effects and colors, the problem is that...
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    [SOLVED] I need Help with new psu purchase .

    Hello , At last got my new gpu a rtx 3060 ti msi gaming x lhr (~480euro), i already have an i5 10600k on a z490 strix-e mobo and 16gb ram(2x8gb) . It's time for a new psu . I use a corsair vs550 white . Very , very reliable with the 10600k and my 1060 gtx super jetstream 6gb ...
  4. Jazyagami

    Question What does this mean? And is there link I could be guided to to get this product?

    “ A USB 2.0 to USB 3.2 Gen 1 header adapter is required. A USB 3.2 Gen 1 to USB 3.2 Gen 2 header adapter is required. “ ( this is for the cpu cooler) This was told to me on pcpartpicker, Im getting a “be quiet! 500DX ATX mid tower case” and “Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 Micro ATX LGA1700 MOBO” and...
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    [SOLVED] CPU 100 degrees with AIO + 6 fans!!

    Hi everyone, I recently updated my system and while testing my i9-10900 it's reaching 100 degrees on Cinebench. The thing is I have a beQuiet! Silent Loop 2 360, and 6 more fans in my case. It's a Lian Li o11 Dynamic, and the config is for the 3 rear and 3 bottom fans (12mm Noctua Chromax Black)...
  6. Banqu0

    [SOLVED] Does anyone know the installed height of the be quiet! BK030 Pure Rock Slim 2 cooler?

    I have a fractal design define mini case with a max CPU cooler height of 160mm. There's padding on the side panel that covers a fan slot and adds about 1/4 inch of thickness but I don't want to have to remove (see pic). The bequiet website states that the heatsink is 135mm "without mounting...
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    Question New fan issues (Be Quiet Light Wings 140mm high speed)

    Hey guys, I have gone around in circles for 6 hours trying to get these new fans to work, and I'm hoping you can save me from this torture :sweatsmile: In a nutshell, I replaced my 3x case fans with new Be Quiet Light Wings 140mm high speed fans (triple pack). I connected them up and the RGB...
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    [SOLVED] Which one should i get? Asus TUF Gaming GT501(black) vs be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900

    Asus TUF Gaming GT501 be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900
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    [SOLVED] Undervolting Ryzen 9 5900x?

    Hi all! Last month I built a new system. Lian Li Lancool II mesh RGB(upgraded stock fans to Bequiet 4 x 120mm and 1 x 140) Ryzen 9 5900X Bequiet Dark rock pro 4 Arctic MX-4 2019 edition thermal paste MSI B550 Tomahawk Crucial Ballistix RGB 3600 32gb(4x8) MSI RTX 3080 Z Trio 10gb PNY XLR8 1TB...
  10. geckovic02

    [SOLVED] Will it throttle? MSI X570 A PRO /w Ryzen 9 3900x/Ryzen 7 5800x

    Hi! So yeah... My old B450 motherboard gave up and I really needed the PC so I quickly bought a x570 board that fitted my connectivity requirement... And that's how I got the Msi X570 A Pro. Anyways, since I have a x570 board now, why not upgrading to a better CPU: Currently I'm running a...
  11. zac9500

    [SOLVED] Brand new PSU fan stuck at 100% speed!?

    Hi all, I've just picked up a BeQuiet! Dark Power Pro 11 1000w Platinum PSU. I've built my PC, it's all working fine, except I noticed one fan was always really loud. I set all fans to 500rpm in the BIOS and it was still there, checked again and it's my PSU fan. It's running at 100% speed...
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    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Cannot sync ARGB from my case

    Hello I've got a Be Quiet 500 DX case which includes a LED stripe at the front. Plugged it into SATA and motherboard = working correctly. But I can't sync it with RGB Fusion. The LED from the case is supposed to be ARGB. I have a connector with 3 holes. So I plugged it into D_LED1 onto the...
  13. NNJ

    [SOLVED] Fans on constant 95% speed

    Hi, I installed the Morpheus 8057 on my Gigabyte 2060S with two BeQuiet Silent Wings 3 with a Y-Splitter and a 4pin PWM to graca fan header (whatever its called) adapter a few days ago. My problem is, that the Silent Wings are running constantly on 95% and it doesn't matter what I'm changing in...
  14. Rhez

    [SOLVED] Front case fan making weird noise at low RPM. Is this a bearing issue, or?

    Hello there! So, I recently, as in within the last year, replaced my old cooler master fan in the front of my case. I got the BeQuiet Silent Wings 3 120mm, because I've only heard good things about it. It has worked pretty flawlessly, and I've made sure to keep it clean by airdusting and...
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    [SOLVED] What PSU should i choose

    Hi, I have a problem to choose my next PSU for my next build My budget is tight, so i founded some psus that i can afford. Here's a list with prices in my country: FSP Hexa 400W - arround 50€ Cooler Master Psu Elite V3 500w - arround 50€ BeQuiet Straght Power 10 700W GOLD - arround 55€...
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    [SOLVED] New Ryzen 5 3600 build cooling question

    Hello all, first post here. Forgive me as I've been reading similar posts to this all day but nothing exactly as I'm asking. Built this today. First time putting a computer together since 2008. Gigabyte A320m-s2h Ryzen 5 3600 Bequiet Pure Rock Slim - took three attempts putting this on...
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    [SOLVED] Arctic esport 34 duo or shadow rock 3 for r5 3600?

    hi, I have one question, because I have already Arctic esport 34 duo and r5 3600 but on load aida64 stress test temps goes 80C° everything on stock in bios b450 tomahawk max.... while gaming 68C° but with constantly pick of 75C°..... question: does it will better to change to shadow rock 3 for...
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    Question CPU cooler compatibility with MB

    Hello, I am planning on upgrading my rig (new CPU, GPU, MOBO and RAM) and I actually have a Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler from Be Quiet, and I saw they had a tool to check the compatibility of their CPU coolers with motherboards, I checked if my Dark Rock Pro 3 was compatible with the new MOBO I...
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    [SOLVED] Dark rock 4 and ram sticks aesthetics

    Hey so a couple days ago my AIO died and i decided to for once rely on air coolers to cool my 9700k since either way my AIO that had died didnt cut it for this cpu , Regardless ive heard air coolers are definitely a competition these days and for the fraction of the price. f course i went ahead...
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    [SOLVED] PSU Upgrade from Coolermaster Elite V3 to BeQuiet! Pure Power 11 700 CM

    Would the bequiet be a solid choice? Looking for silence and stability also wanna upgrade GPU 1050 ti to 2070 Super or 3000 series System specs: i5 9600k Want to oc Corsair vengenance rgb 16gb 2933mhz Z390F ROG Hyper 212 also want to upgrade to a 5ghz option but idk which one 1050ti will be...
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    Question Please could somebody help me with making my PC quieter.

    I have a budget of £90 to spend on making my PC quieter (it's literally a jet engine) and need help in deciding what is the most important thing to buy: I could spend all my money on a really good quiet case (eg. be quiet! Silent Base 600) or something. Or I could buy a better CPU cooler (eg...
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    hello everyone . my new build will be Ryzen 5 3600,rtx 2060,16gb ram,500gb ssd, 2tb hdd but i dont know which motherboard to get . should i get the msi b450 tomahawk max or the gigabyte aorus b450 pro . and should i get 500w from bequiet and will that be enough .
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    [SOLVED] CPU and cooler seem scratched, one core running hot

    Sorry for the long ramble, I'm a bit spooked right now. A few days ago I replaced my CPU with a Ryzen 3600 and hearing that the stock fan ran a bit hot and loud, I got a Dark Rock Slim for it. I used the included BeQuiet thermal paste, which was maybe a mistake. It was miserably hard to get it...
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    Hi, i wanted to know what's the quietest BEQUIET case. Thank You
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    Hi, I wanted to know what is the difference between DARK, SILENT and PURE BASE cases. Thank You
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    [SOLVED] Noctua u14s vs Be Quiet Dark Rock 4 -- better heatpipe? (desconsider the fans)

    Which one has better heatpipe for cooling ? I can change the fans, so I would like to know which one has a better heatpipe. They have the same weight, thought Dark Rock is larger. I am talking about dark rock 4, not the pro version.
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    [SOLVED] How screwed am I? PSU + Power Surge

    This is a moral lesson about the need for surge protection. I know I messed up. My question is how bad should I expect it to be. I returned home last night to find that a fuse had blown in the room with my computer. Resetting the fuse, I found that my computer would not turn on, no fans, no...
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    Hello guys This is my first PC build im not experienced with pc parts i just watched youtube videos about pc build guide. Problem is when i turned on pc in open case it took longer like 15sec to show any display and i noticed front LED fan spaining slower and LED light on Fan was like dimming...
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    [SOLVED] Are my new components a good idea ?

    So i want to upgrade my computer, my processor and my ram more specifically. Right now i got this specs : CPU : AMD FX-8320 Motherboard : Asus M5A97 R2.0 Ram : 4 * 4Go DDR3 700MHz Graphics : Radeon Sapphire RX-580 And the component i have in mind right now are : CPU : Ryzen R5 2600X Motherboard...
  30. sstefann

    Question BE QUIET! Pure Power 11 600W CM PSU

    Hello, I am considering buying a new PSU since my current one seems to be too loud, and this be quiet one caught my attention since it seems to be quiet and efficient and also affordable (80 eur) So are there any better PSU's for the similar price and wattage ( i only have 1 graphics card so I...
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    [SOLVED] Im blind or i just can find out how many fan headers this motherboard have ?

    Hello, i wanna know how many fan headers does have this MOBO. I wanna plug 2x 140mm Bequiet! Pure Wings 2 and i also dont know where to plug them. MOBO: Fans:
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    Question Will this fans be compatible with this case ?

    Hello, i found a case for a good price Phanteks Eclipse P300 and i wanna add 2x 140mm be-quiet! Pure Wings 2. I wanna know if they sit in case and where exactly i need a plug them in to a motherboard. Thanks for every respond ! Links: PSU:
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    Question Fitting large CPU heatsinks in the INWIN 805 case

    Hello everyone, so I am curious has anyone actually tried this so they can tell me their results. I hAve an inwin 805 case, and currently I have installed the bequiet Shadow Rock Slim CPU cooler in it. The manufacturers site says that the maximum CPU cooler clearance is 156mm in height (to be...
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    [SOLVED] Bequiet! Silent Wings 3 vs Noctua NF-F12

    So in short I'm looking for silent 120mm fans (2) for my radiator. Not sure which one of these to choose because of there is rather conflicting statements about each in some places. Officially according to website stats the Silent Wings should be a db or two quieter than the Noctua ones and...
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    [SOLVED] 500 watt enough for those components?

    CPU: Ryzen 7 1800x Mainboard: Asus Rog Strix x370-f gaming Gpu: Msi rx 480 8 gb Cooler: Alpenföhn Ben Nevis CPU-Kühler 120mm SSD: Samsung 850 evo 500gb hdd: 1tb Ram: Gskill F4-3200C16D-16GVKB Memory D4 3200 16GB C16 RipV K2 2X 8GB, 1,35V, RipjawsV Now voltage: 500 Watt be quiet! Straight Power...
  36. fraud2

    Question Saving AMD Adrenalin settings after updates.

    I'm Updating with clean install Or with DDU My AMD Adrenalin driver , After every install all my "game profile" gets deleted ... Is there any way to save them to the next update? Thank you.
  37. Pandorable

    Question Should I buy this desktop to stream?

    I would like to start streaming games but I only have a gaming laptop with a nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 card and intel i7-7700HQ core. So, I decided to buy a PC under a $2000 budget. Do you think the custom build PC by Aftershock is capable of streaming live on Twitch? The PC specs: View...
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    Gtx 750 ti

    I am willing to buy a gtx 750 ti 2gb 1 fan but i would like to make sure that it will be compatible with my current pc. I have a dell 7010 MT with a i5 3470 , 8gb ddr3 ram, 500 gb hard drive and a 275w psu so will it be fine with my pc or i will need to change my psu...?
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    Does this look like a fried CPU for you

    I'm worried as my other Moho had a lot of bent CPU pins and it may have fried it but they are no discoloration of any sort, need help
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    Which processor is better? K series or Xseries

    i'm confused between intel i7 7700k and i7 7740x processor. both are almost same. can any one tell me which processor should i go with? and why?