cooling advice

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  1. XiNHe77

    Question Thermal Throttling after installing new CPU Cooler

    I have an i5 11400 paired with a GTX 1650 Super, Before,I had a stock intel cooler installed and I noticed that as the summer came, The temperatures of the CPU started to touch 100 degrees C as I live in a hot region.. So I decided to upgrade to an aftermarket cooler and bought the Cooler Master...
  2. P

    Question CPU temps high even with new cooler?

    So I've got a new cooler... Actually, I've got it a few months already. I overclocked my CPU to 4.4ghz on ccx 1 and 4.5ghz on ccx2 using 1.35 volts, which is nice and stable. I've read that my cooler should be more than enough, but my temps are rather high and when I use RealBench my CPU creeps...
  3. That was cool ngl

    [SOLVED] How do i further cool my laptop without sacrificing performance?

    How can I further cool my laptop without sacrificing any performance? I do have a cooling pad overvolted to 12 volts but it still manages to get to around 70-77 degrees Celsius.
  4. Question Components recommendation

    This is my PC (R5 5600X + RX 570 + 16 GB 3600MHz DDR4 ) . I need a 1080p 144hz 1ms monitor suggestion . Again I will buy an Aio (Lian Li Galahad UNIFAN 240/360 ) and a 3in1 Deepcool gt 120 fans. I have 5 vacant spots in my casing till now . (Top 2, shroud 2 & back1 (will throw away current) )...
  5. T

    Question Is antec a400 good for i5 12600k?

    I have really really tight budget. Mobo is z690 UD aorus and cpu is i5 12600k. Is that cooler even compatible with that cpu and mobo? Will it be good enough for cooling? Because I know that Intel can get really hot and especially where I live it can reach 40c/104f or even more at the summer
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    Question Ryzen 7 3700x temperature fluctuating a lot

    Hi, so I have a ryzen 7 3700x being cooled by a Noctua NH-D15 and the temperature seems to be fluctuating quite a lot. I previously had a cheap liquid cooler that packed up on me, so I decided to upgrade to the NH-D15, which at first seemed fine, however now even at idle, the CPU temp will...
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    [SOLVED] Budget CPU 90mm Fan Cooler recommendation for i7-2600

    Hello. I've been looking to replace my Intel stock cooler (E97379-001) for a new one as my CPU temps have gone up a lot lately and the fan has become pretty noisy. Due to chassis constrains (Can't replace it at the moment BTW) I need this replacement fan cooler to be around 90mm too. The...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Control molex hub fan speeds

    Hello, I've recently bought some new fans for my pc, and while when there were only 3 it was almost silent, now with 6 fans running at full speed all the time, it's like a ventilator in the room. The thing is, my fans are argb from Aigo Darkflash and they connect to Aigos included hub, which in...
  9. S

    Question AIO on CPU/GPU setups?

    I am doing a system refresh since I just got a 3080ti. I had a 2080 on a hybrid kit and water is just better. Without doing a full custom loop, I have an order with ModMyMods for an alphacool eiswolf gpu aio and a EVGA 360 clc (aio). I would do a custom loop but Im afraid I dont have the...
  10. Question Need cooling help/advice. high temps all around.

    My pc has: i5 12600k with corsair h100i elite capellix palit 3080ti corsair 850tx psu 8tb of hard drive storage (2tb SSD / 1tb ssd / 1 tb hdd / 4tb hdd) z690 ddr4 motherboard 4 front fans are intake and 4 top/back are exhaust My entire pc heats up immensely when there's roughly 40%-50% GPU and...
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    Question My AIO Liquid Cooler is making voices like it is cutting something

    Guys i bought my case like 7 months ago and there wasn't any problem but last days my AIO cooler started to make sounds like it is cutting something i stopped all fans in my case but it was'nt from the fans can someone help me what can it be?
  12. RamenAllDay

    Question AIO Noise hell?

    I have a Lian Li Galahad 360 AIO. Front mounted. I've been getting this wierd noise every time I boot up the pc. I have no idea whats causing it and no matter what I do it always makes this noise. I've tried top mounting it, tilting my pc side to side to free up air bubbles, everything. I'm...
  13. N

    Question Arctic Freezer II 240mm AIO on the 11700k ? Will it give me decent temps ?

    I recently imported a prebuilt pc due to customs my only option was to buy MSI aegis. As expected the CPU temps were off the charts, even started crashing so after a bit of research on Reddit and youtube I decided to import the FUMA 2 for my intel i7 11700k. It handles it well, but temps are...
  14. tom244

    Question I am confused and need help with NZXT Kraken X63 and Single NZXT AER RGB 2 120MM

    Hello, im getting the in the Title listed Parts and i wanted to know how i put them, i wanted the AIO Kraken X63 to suck air in, and the single fan to suck air out. Is that correct?
  15. XpertRobber

    Question radiator cooling

    so i am only just getting into the gaming PC area. I know a decent amount about everything but cooling, and I i am buying a gaming PC and I am wondering. Should i use a radiator if i am not using water cooling? if so should i put fans near or on the radiator to help with cooling?
  16. R

    [SOLVED] Want CPU Air Cooler for i9-12900K

    This is my first build from scratch and I need help understanding that an Air Cooler will handle cooling my i9-12900K CPU. I would prefer having an air cooler so I don’t worry about leaks and this is the last piece of my new build, which currently includes: CoolerMaster NR600P ATX Mid Tower...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Advice on Ghetto Fab of older CPU cooler

    I'm trying to restore my old desktop to give to my brother in law. He enjoys gaming in his spare time and his laptop stopped working. He's on the spectrum and doesn't always make the best choices, he bought an older used desktop from ebay and it was not a good buy. Wouldn't boot so he had me...
  18. foosto123

    [SOLVED] i5 9600k Cooling options

    Hi guys, I have a very hard time choosing a CPU cooler for my setup. I am undecided which cooling method would be the best. Hopefully, someone has the right knowledge about this and could advise me. (Budget: 0-100$, but can extend it to 150$ if its needed). The PC will be used for gaming...
  19. F

    [SOLVED] Cooling advice for a 5900x NZXT build ?

    I have a 5900x/gigabyte 3080 build that tends to be on the hotter side when gaming (88-90)! I have historically build with intel and my prior research did suggest the AMDs are warmer in general than their counterparts! For additional context I build during Aussie winter and didnt notice temps...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] Fan / AIO Help!

    Hi all! First time builder here and i'm just really stuck with the whole fan and AIO placement situation: My build will be along the lines of this: (I'm considering 12th gen CPU and switching to AMD GPU etc still but this is the general idea) CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU...
  21. phy6x

    Question Workaround for Darkflash Darkair to work on ASUS Prime A320M-K

    Hi, everyone. I recently bought the DarkFlash Darkair White LED cooler as a replacement to the wraith prism cooler provided by Ryzen CPUs. The problem is I can't light up the LEDs of the fan and the front plate of the cooler because of the limited capacity of my motherboard (ASUS Prime...
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    [SOLVED] CPU consistently at 80-90 C, need help troubleshooting my AIO

    Recently, I have been having issues cooling my CPU (Ryzen 7 5800X) even when running minimal workloads at normal clock speed (3.8GHz). I have a MAG Coreliquid 360R fastened to the top of my pc case, with three intake fans on the front, and one exhaust fan on the back. I tried reapplying thermal...
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    [SOLVED] Overlocking an Intel Core I5-6600K

    I'm a gamer and 3d modeler who is looking to overclock a CPU This is my rig. Asus Z170 Pro Gaming Motherboard Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3000 MHz C15 XMP 2.0 High Performance Desktop Memory Kit, Black Corsair CC-9011050-WW Carbide SPEC Series SPEC-01...
  24. B

    [SOLVED] Fan Help with Ryzen 7 and RTX 3070ti

    Hello All, Just upgraded my pc and am having trouble with temperatures on my CPU. With Prime 95 running, my CPU sits at around 60 celsius, nothing to be worried about. However, when I run Furmark at the same time, the temp jumps to over 100 celsius. Obviously, the GPU heat is cranking up the...
  25. Noveskew

    [SOLVED] I need a little help with cooling

    I got a b550-f Strix WiFi. The Cougar GX-S 650W PSU only has 2 x 4-pin so im missing 1 x 4-pin. I read about threads that the 8-pin is enough to power my motherboard so i go with it. I'm using Stock cooler of Ryzen 5 5600x. It gets hotter playing LoL, around 79-83c on medium settings. My...
  26. H

    [SOLVED] Cooler Master MF 120 Halo vs SickleFlow 120 for better airflow ?

    Hello there, I'm interested in buying 3 x case fans for additional good airflow. I am looking between Cooler Master MF120 Halo 3 in 1 and SickleFlow 120mm 3 in 1 models. Airflow specs of those two are: MF 120 Halo: 47.2 CFM +/- 10% SickleFlow 120: 62 CFM + /- 10% MF120 seems to have good rgb...
  27. Bxzza

    [SOLVED] Need help with fans and rpm's

    i have 3 intake fans, stock case fans that come with the corsair 5000x, which are sp120's(1400 rpm max) i believe, and i have a 360mm radiator h150i elite capellix with the fans that come with it, ml120's(2400 rpm max) i believe, radiator is mounted on the top with another sp120 running directly...
  28. ridefire123

    [SOLVED] Can someone help me with a overheating issue? i7-9700k. I have a Cryorig C7 cooler.

    Hello People of Tom's Hardware! I have had this issue for awhile with overheating. It would thermal throttle quite a bit at 4.9Ghz (basically any demanding application: Premiere Pro, any triple A video game etc.). Utilizing the intel extreme tuning utility, I turned the turbo clock down to 4.5...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 5800x high idle and load temps

    So i recently built a new rig with a ryzen 7 5800x and this thing idles at 60+ degrees. I've got a CM Masterair MA410M on it right now, plus 7 case fans. I also remounted the cooler with better thermal paste already. I know that's not uncommon for this chip to run a bit hot due to its design...
  30. D

    [SOLVED] My laptop overheats too much.. any advice?

    Hi, I recently bought a new laptop and I'm basiclly very happy with it. The only thing that bothers me about it is thatit heats up a lot. I've also increased the speed of the fan, but that didn't do much. I used "High Performace Mode" one time, the "Balanced Mode" another time and the "Silent...
  31. Txtdawgs72

    [SOLVED] CPU Temps high on my i9 10850k

    I am having real issues when I do any video digitizing. Sometimes when gaming, but it is usually only when I am pushing the CPU with creation content. Here are some examples: Idle Temps HandBrake Temps - The real issue COD Temps My Setup: Corsair ICUE 4000X Mid-Tower ATX Case Gigabyte...
  32. MrPCenthusiast

    [SOLVED] AIO + fan configuration?

    Hi, I was thinking of getting an AIO (any 240mm), & I was just wondering if it is mounted on the top as intake and I have 2 fans in the front and 1 front in the back. What would be the ideal fan configuration? Its just because I'm not really sure about intake or exhaust so for example should all...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] What thermal paste and thermal pads to use for laptop gf63 thin

    Hello I am going to open my laptop for cleaning and changing thermal paste and thermal pads. My laptop is MSI GF63 9SC with INTEL CORE i5-9300h and NVIDIA 1650 MAX-Q. I stopped myself on the thermal paste Grizzly Kryonaut Thermal Grease 1 gr. I want to ask is this enough for only one application...
  34. Hardly_Qualified723

    [SOLVED] Can pointing another PC fan at PSU fan create voltage issues?

    I was wondering if pointing a PC case fan directly at my PSU fan (even on ECO mode) could possibly make it spin up or spin too fast causing a voltage spike that may damage my PC components. I was going to put a Noctua A12x15 120mm FLX fan with the bottom of it approx 2" (its 15mm thick) below...
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    Question Fan RPMS seem a little extreme

    So my fans in my pc are acting a bit funky. I have a Ryzen 3 3100 cooled by a Wraith Prism my friend gave me a while back, and 2 3pin cooler master fans. It used to be that the Wraith prism was quiet but always at 4800 rpms and the cooler masters I think ran at 1900, but today when doing some...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] 2700X running hot after opening case ?

    Hey all, This morning I opened up my case, as I had this nagging feeling that I hadn't plugged in my AIO (ID Cooling Auraflow 240) into the right headers when I installed it and the cpu around 8 months ago. I checked, and after unplugging and replugging the rgb and power cables to the cooler...
  37. D

    [SOLVED] Fractal Deign Core 1000 CPU Overheating - Need Cooling Design Experts!

    Hello! I'd like to start by thanking anyone who is able to help me with this, I really appreciate it. So, I recently purchased new PC parts. I previously had an SG13 small form factor setup that worked great for me, but I wanted a case with a little more breathing room. Thus, I chose the...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] [Opinions] New i9-10850k Got Really Hot (maxed out)

    Hey guys I have a quick question about a screw up I had the other day. I'm not a very experienced builder ( 3 including this, last in 2013). On a whim I decided to put together a new PC because microcenter has good prices on CPU's right now. I wasn't planning to do any serious overclocking so...
  39. M

    Question What cooling do you recommend for my system?

    My system has been running very hot during the warm weather, with temperatures into the mid 80s at times. Even when the weather is only pleasantly warm, it can still run quite hot. It's in a south-facing office with poor ventilation, and even with fan blowing on it all the time, it usually runs...
  40. Ming60

    [SOLVED] Case cooling options

    Hey guys, I recently found that my GPU is running in high temp about (80celcius), and looking forward to replacing the pre-installation fans from darkflash and my budget is quite tight and these are the options I got atm. case: DarkFlash J11 GPU: MSI Ventus 2070 btw I already got an ml240r on...