Forum discussion tagged with cooler.
  1. R

    Question Lower amps fan for GTX 1060 (t129215sm 0.25amp replacing t129215sh 0.30amp)

    Hello everybody, I bought a replacement fan for this GTX 1060. The original fan is a t129215sh 0.3 amp. The seller sent me a t129215sm 0.25amp. My first thought was to immediately return it. Upon further examination, I see that they look the same, have the same dimensions and have the same...
  2. Jia Sharma

    Question My laptop is getting too hot.

    How to cool down my laptop. I live in Delhi India here temperature is getting too high up to 45 c. I want a simple solution for cooling down my laptop in this high temperature. I am confused about should I Service my laptop or buy a laptop cooler is a better option also if you have any other...
  3. P

    Question i7 Cooler on i9 Processor?

    I have an Intel® Core™ i9-11900K CPU. I have a stock cooler from an Intel® Core™ i7-10700 boxed processor. Will this stock cooler be adequate for my i9? Thanks for any help – Phil
  4. M

    Question My new CPU cooler looks too huge

    I bought Scythe Ninja 5 CPU Air Cooler for I9-10900. I am plugging in high-end components like more than 200GB of RAM. I bought this because I read this is quiet. But after getting it, I realized it's so big. Is it normal? If I put it onto the motherboard, doesn't it just fall off after...
  5. P

    Question Will a Hyper 212 EVO v2 fit in my old Aerocool GT?

    I'm looking to upgrade my CPU cooler since I really need it in my i7-2600k. (Getting 60 C° idle and sometimes even 90 C° without any explanation) Since I'm already opening my case and putting new thermal paste, might as well upgrade the cooler in the process. The AeroCool GT (190mm W) page says...
  6. kaustubbhh

    Question Air Cooler or Liquid Cooler for a i7-12700 + B660?

    Planning to build an mATX white theme PC build with Cooler Master TD300 case CPU - i7-12700 + B660 board GPU - Asus 1060 3GB (RTX 3070 in future) I researched and found that a good air cooler can do the work vs the cheap liquid coolers but if budget then go for a liquid cooler. Due to budget...
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    Question Any idea what cooler this is and possible budget upgrades

    This cpu cooler came prebuilt into my new cyberpower pc GXiVR8480A11 Im getting temps of 95c at max load which worries me. CYBERRPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC, Intel Core i5-11600KF 3.9GHz, GeForce RTX 3060 12GB, 16GB DDR4, 500GB PCI-E NVMe SSD, 1TB HDD Cooler that came: View...
  8. M

    Question RGB LED on CPU coolers. What is that for?

    I am a complete novice. Do they exist just to make it look beautiful? Just for that? Or do they signal higher performance?
  9. Cloudless666

    Question Thermal paste question

    I just purchased a new Cooler since my last one stopped working. It’s only been half a year since my first ever build. My cpu already has Thermal paste on it. Should I clean it and reapply a new layer or is the thermal paste on it good enough?
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    Question i9-12900K Heatsink Cooler

    I am putting together a system with an i9-12900K Desktop Processor. My question is this, is there not an Intel brand heatsink cooler (thermal solution) for that processor. I have searched high and low and cannot find one. If anybody knows the answer please share it. Or if you have a link to the...
  11. T

    Question PC turns on but won’t boot/no signal/ no peripherals

    Hello! So I recently went from a stock amd cooler to a Corsair icue h100i elite capellix. When I tried to remove this stock cooler, the cpu popped out with it and presumed to be fused/super stick to the heat sink. Tried dozens of ways to get it off but eventually was able to. Anyways, after...
  12. Lumos675

    Question Fan stops working after reboot or sleep ?

    I just finished building my system like 3 weeks ago.for first 2 weeks there was no problem but after some outage of electricty in my building this started to happen recently. Whenever i reboot or sleep the pc my cpu fan stops working. So what i did till now.(i only have cpu fan by the way) the...
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    Question Windows 11 Hanging on Newly Built Computer, Please Help

    Hello Guys, I just assembled a new computer. Computer Specs : AMD 5600G Asus TUF GAMING A520M-PLUS Corsair 8GB X 2 DDR4 3200MHZ Corsair VS450 WD 1TB SSD NVME LG 32inch 4K Monitor AMD Stock Cooler Windows 11 Problem 1 - Sometimes the Screen Image just enlarges(Zooms in - Things on screen get...
  14. bro eating sandwich

    Question My PC is sitting at 60-70 Celsius when idle ?

    Hello My PC is idle but the temperature is rising to 70celcius is it normal? and fan speed is 1200 rpm it always shutdown force when it reaches 90 celsius and it is so annoying it happened when I open the PC casing the temp go to 50c when I open (no airflow blocked) I clean it dust there no...
  15. Phil Holm

    Question Should i use spare fan as Case Exhaust or CPU Cooler Exhaust

    So ive been thinking about getting the antec df700, which comes 4 fans(3 front intake, 1 rear exhaust) + 1 reverse fan thats put on top of the psu shroud, which seems to not make any difference in temps according to reviews. So ive been thinking of using that spare fan as a top exhaust instead...
  16. dezmond32

    Question Cpu Fan not spinning in Cpu_fan slot

    Hello guys! I got a new Arctic 34 duo esports cooler for my CPU and it's not spinning in the cpu_fan slot. I mention that the previous cooler was working just fine 20 minutes ago in the same slot. Also, it can't be the cooler because it spins in the cpu_cha slot. What do you suggest?
  17. Question Stock Ryzen 3 3100 cooler on a 5800X?

    I have a Ryzen 3 3100 CPU with stock fan/heatsink. I just ordered a 5800X which comes w/o a cooler. Can I reuse my old cooler on the new CPU or do I need something more powerful? TIA.
  18. C00kiie

    Question confused about AM4 socket with LGA 115x socket support

    Hello! I'm building a PC with a AsRock X570 ITX/TB3 mobo and a Ryzen 9 5950x. The mobo has a am4 socket that fits the processor, but it has lga 115x mountings. So im wondering if i would be able to fit a Corsair H100i Pro XT, on this? thanks!
  19. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] Forgotten the name of a cooler, can anyone help?

    Hi y’all, I recently remembered coolermaster having a very interesting and unique cooler, but I somehow completely forgot its name. It was an AIO, with the radiator mounted right above the cooling block. It kinda looked like an aircooler tower, something like the hyper 212. You could rotate the...
  20. P

    Question CPU heat issues

    Hi guys, in desperate need of some help and hoping you might be able to shed some light on this. I’m rather new to the whole PC tinkering thing and trying to pick it up. I recently got a new PSU and opened up my PC to install it, as well as give it a quick clean inside. I went from a 600W...
  21. H

    [SOLVED] Kraken X52 compatibility

    I currently have a kraken X52 and have just purchased a 12900k and a z690 mobo. I requested the bracket from nzxt but considering my cooler is older it’s a LGA 1151 socket size. Will the bracket from nzxt work with this cooler for my Z690 motherboard or do I need to get a new one? Furthermore...
  22. Question I can only lock two pins (diagonal pairs) of CPU cooler?

    I bought a new CPU cooler (air) called Cube Gaming Storm Dual ( to be used with my Core i7-11700 (LGA 1200). I have followed the manual but I was unable to lock all 4 pins of the front bracket to the motherboard. No matter how hard I pushed (I don't want to damage...
  23. Littlespy_

    [SOLVED] CPU cooler for i5 11400F

    Hi guys, recently i got an i5 11400f on a sale with a Z590 Gaming X from gigabyte for 1130PLN which was a really good price. I fully "unlocked" it and its drawing 155W. The stock cooler is just fine, going up to 75C on a 30min cinebench benchmark but its loud AF even when im doing anything and...
  24. A

    [SOLVED] System upgrade under $1100? Details in the description below.

    So I have been using my Intel i3 6100 for over 4 years now. I think it's time for me to upgrade. To be honest I did not realize that I need an upgrade until I bought a GoPro Hero 10 camera that is capable of shooting in 5.3k 60fps. To my surprise even my 2 year old mid range Onplus 7t phone...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Did I install cooler fans backward? (Noctua NH-U12A)

    Just upgraded my system to a 5600X with new mobo and Noctua NH-12A cooler. Noctua's directions seemed to indicate which fan should go on which side of the cooler, but after install it seems to be blowing toward the front of the case. Here's a pic: View: . The...
  26. VladManiu

    [SOLVED] Best cooler for a Ryzen 5 3600 (60$max)

    Hello, can someone recommend to me a cooler that is a maximum of 60 dollars/euro for an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 that can cool it off at something like 50 constant degrees? I don't want to overclock, just to be sure that it is stable, I already have 40-80 but sometimes I got some spikes that are 80+.
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    Question Corsair H100x Liquid CPU

    I just installed my new AIO cooler but my tems havent changed at all sinced i changed from my normal cpu cooler if tried launching JC3 and got around 70-80 degress. This is what I was hitting before aswell, I got a i9 9900k i know this is a hot cpu but is i really supposed to go that high even...
  28. L

    [SOLVED] I ordered an arctic freezer II on amazon, does it come with the 1700 bracket?

    On amazon they say "order 1700 kit seperately" but on the official manufacturers site they say "kit included". Is the mounting bracket a seperate thing that they would ship to amazon or would they lut it in the box with the cooler? Do i have any chance of getting the bracket anyway?
  29. M

    [SOLVED] Is a artic liquid freezer 2 enough for 12900k?

    Hi guys, im thinking to get the artic liquid freezer 2 for my 12900k and do extreme overclocks on it. Ive been recommended to get this cooler over my h150i pro and was told that the lf 2 was known to be the best of the best out of anything out there. If the lf 2 isn’t enough, what other coolers...
  30. L

    [SOLVED] i want to switch from intel to amd, but im worried i need a new cooler

    My current cooler is some kind of 240mm water cooler AIO, and im unsure which exactly it is. I know its a pretty standard AIO but if needed i would'nt mind checking which exactly it is. Currently im using an i5-8600k with a 1151 socket i believe, and my pc is a pre-built so i dont have any extra...
  31. M

    Question Random RGB flickering on ASUS Armoury Crate

    Close please!
  32. P

    Question Should I use my Arctic Liquid Freezer 360 AIO Without the PCB cover?

    I've just collected all the parts for my PC build and it appears there is a Motherboard clearance issue with a portion of the PCB cover on the pump of the arctic liquid freezer ii. They go on to say in the manual that "The function and safety of the Liquid Freezer II is not affected.". Despite...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] Cooler compatability (what is this connector/socket?)

    Hey guys, I'm getting an i7-4970k for Christmas and want an adequate air cooler and heatsink to go along with it. Currently though, I am worried about compatibility. I have a stock Tc-Acer 605 air cooler that never lets my temps go above 42-45 C during gaming/streaming and idles around 32 C. I'd...
  34. Facu.G

    [SOLVED] I would like to know if the id-cooling se 224 xt Basic can keep good temps on a 10700k at stock

    i dont intend to oc the 10700k (right now the k version is cheaper than the non-k in my country) it would be helpful if someone who has this combo can help me decide. Thanks
  35. S

    [SOLVED] CM HAF 912 plus optimal fan configuration

    I have the Cooler Master HAF 912 plus case. My pc specs are: 9900KS Dark rock pro 4 3080 ti aorus master Z390 aorus master 3600 Mhz ram 970 Evo plus SSD what is the optimal fan setup in this case for the best cooling? Currently this is my setup: Intake: Intake front: 200mm Cooler master fan...
  36. Question Help with AIO h100i/Mobo wiring (Image included)

    Hi, I am installing my first AIO - Corsair h100i. I'm looking for some clarity on confusion I had while reading the instructions. (Attached below) Mainly: Are "headers" any socket on the mobo, or are "headers" only the ones on the edge for the front case usb ports? My mobo has a...
  37. Zeekqtt

    [SOLVED] Will these 5 items work together CPU/MB/cooling/memory /gpu
  38. M

    [SOLVED] Gamdias CHIONE M2 240 Lite 240mm CPU ARGB Liquid Cooler

    Hello so i think i will buy this cpu cooler but i dont have 3 pin for rgb on my motherboard, so i dont know will this coller even have rgb on. Do i need connect it to make this work or 3 pin connecntor is just for changing lights ??
  39. Dalanos

    [SOLVED] High CPU temperature after changing CPU & Motherboard

    Hello everyone, I recently upgraded some components of my PC and I know have some temperature issue with my CPU. Here is what I had before: CPU: i5-6500 CPU Cooler: CoolerMaster Hyper TX3 Motherboard: MSI Z170-A Pro RAM: Gskill RipJaws V 8Gbx2 GPU: MSI GTX 1070 PSU: EVGA 600W 80+ And a SDD +...
  40. hadiahmed29

    Question ASUS TUF LC 240 making weird noise

    Hi guys hope you all are well So basically i got myself a new cooler 2 days back and it's been giving a mild beep noise not beep but very similar to a dead hard disk type beep it's very minimal but a sound is coming i don't know if its okay its so minimal that i wouldn't hear it if my glass...