cooling advice

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  1. DREDKNOT_2077

    Question Thoughts & advice needed on NZXT H5 Flow & Hyte Y40/Hyte Y60 fans layout/cooling ?

    Thoughts & advice on NZXT H5 Flow & Hyte Y40/Hyte Y60 fans layout/cooling iv recently be thinking about a case upgrade for my first build which is as followed current build an spec before the gpu upgrade my 1660 oc super triple fan never broke 52c under load an while i know the its a...
  2. D

    [SOLVED] Intel i5-13600k thermal throttling with noctua nh-d15 in cinebench

    Hi all, did a similar thread a couple weeks back but I recently swapped out my cooler as it wasn't keeping temps in check for the chonky noctua to d15 and idle temps have improved drastically around 35 degrees but in stress tests its shooting up to 97 to 100 degrees in under a minute. Tried...
  3. D

    Question Best case fan upgrade for the fractal pop air rgb

    I'm looking to upgrade from the stock case fans provide with the fractal pop air as I'm not completely happy with the temps, looking at 2 140mm fans in the front but not sure about the back and just wondering what recommendations there are. With it having a thin mesh on the front I'm wondering...
  4. H

    Question i5-13600K High Temperatures

    Hey there, I have a problem with high CPU temp. while gaming. I've noticed that it happens during playing Hogwarts Legacy when i have over 200 fps. CPU overheats. Could someone with some knowledge take a look at this and say if this is dangerous to my PC? Pictures: View...
  5. W

    Question ASUS ROG STRIX B660-F GAMING WIFI + The ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 280

    Hi there! I'm in a middle of picking my parts for a new build and I've decided to go new gen with DDR5. I have a used cooler "The ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 280" and I was wondering if it is compatible with the picked motherboard "ASUS ROG STRIX B660-F GAMING WIFI" Any help is appreciated...
  6. THRobinson

    Question Budget Cooler for i5-13600kf ?

    Hey guys... got an old PC that's starting to struggle and I have a VERY tight budget for upgrading with. Keeping most of my original system just upgrading the board/cpu/ram and fan. Originally was gonna grab the i5-12600kf with DDR4, but if I get a more budget board for a few bucks more I can...
  7. S

    Question Need help-CPU overheating during normal use but BIOs reads cold

    Built a computer a little over a year ago. Noticed some performance problems over the past month or so, but nothing serious figured it was minor nonsense. Computer worked fine last night, running things like warzone without issue. This morning noticed heat throttling with basic functioning. CPU...
  8. L

    Question How could I easily improve the cooling in this ?

    Is there anyway to easily improve the cooling in this? Could I just drill holes in it or point a small fan at it? I've seen elsewhere that I would eventually have to upgrade something inside, but would like to know if there is something quick and temporary.
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    Question Advice needed for liquid cooling setup (possible negative pressure scenario for lack of intake fans)

    I've been researching on cooling and proper case airflow recently to get the most bang out of my buck for cooling. My current setup consists of i5-13600 KF, Zotac RTX 3080 Ti AMP Extreme Holo and a Z690 UD DDR4 Motherboard. I'm currently using a Deepcool AG620 air cooler and the stock fans from...
  10. S

    Question Cooling required for 7900x?

    Hi, I've got an AMD 7900x which I plan to use for offloading a bunch of computational task which normally run overnight. I'm not interested in overclocking, gaming, or having to setup a cooling system for it. I did buy a Noctua NH-U12S and after reading a few posts, I'm starting to question if...
  11. bjohn93

    Question Cooling Options for Hyte Revolt 3

    Working on a build for air cooling a Hyte Revolt 3. I've got a few Noctua A12x25 120mm fans laying around. Would use 2 for intake on the bracket side I think. Questions are, could I squeeze two more on the front side between the panel and GPU for intake as well? Would mounting 1 0r 2 80mms fan...
  12. ThyGlitchTitan22

    Question Can I install an AIB Cooler on a Reference GTX 980 TI?

    Hey, guys. I have an Nvidia GTX 980 Ti Founders Edition that I have been using as my daily driver for the past few years. Even after all these years this card runs like a dream for me. I have been considering finding an aftermarket air cooler for it, as the reference blower design doesn't...
  13. guillaumegilbertsoucy

    Question Changing a noisy cooling fan in a battery backup unit

    Hello, To set the context, we do have a battery backup with a very noisy cooling fan. Because of the generator, we need to use a double conversion unit, a non-double conversion unit will seeking to stay in battery mode. The UPS unit is a TrippLite SU1000RTXL2Ua. When the cooling fan is...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Idle temps too high?

    Hi all, I recently moved my AiO from the top of my case to the front as this provides much better airflow for my case. Before this I was idling around 50c and so also redid the thermal paste just to be sure and really tightened fully the connector so it had good contact. After this I managed...
  15. M

    Question How to deep clean my first self-built rig

    It's finally time to reopen my case and really give it a good cleaning. I want to do this as safe as possible (for the pc.) I'm looking for tips and what I should buy to deep clean every bit. (not just compressed air blowing.) I mean things like what can I use to remove stubborn dust caked on...
  16. master7piece

    Question Case fans instead of AIO cooling fans

    Hi All. It would be greatly appreciated to have your opinion. I have Cougar Pouritas case with 3 x120 mm Cougar vortex intake fans On front panel and 1x 120 mm fan on bottom, 3x 120 mm Cougar vortex fans on top (exhaust fans) and 1x 120 mm Exhaust fan on the back. I also have NZXT X53 AIO...
  17. Hihihijo

    Question I have an issue….

    Hello I am currently having an problem with my cpu temperature, when I boot up the pc it takes about a couple minutes until it reaches 90 degrees. This issue started one day randomly and now it won’t stop, I have currently did a scan for malware which didn’t find anything. I cleaned the whole pc...
  18. N

    Question Best 120mm AIO with pump in the radiator- Evolve Shift 2

    Hi, I am looking at doing my first ITX PC build using a Phanteks evolve shift 2 air. one major issue with this case is the fact of the radiator is mounted at the bottom of the case meaning the pump will be in a potentially bad place. (GamersNexus giving me anxiety :LOL: ) i was looking into...
  19. D

    Question Friend building a custom pc and realized halfway through that case may not have enough airflow, any help?

    My friend is building a custom pc and has already started installing the hardware, but we have no realized that the airflow may not be able to support the hardware (Though we are not entirely sure it won't) Any advice on if this case will suffice or what to do if it does not...
  20. D

    Question AIO Cooling or Air Cooling

    I asked something similar a while back but after reading around and talking with others, I've got some more questions on this topic. I'm really wanting to upgrade from my current PC to something newer, mine is about 3 years old but the problem for me just simply upgrading parts, is I'm going to...
  21. D

    Question Higher temps with new AIO

    I am having higher temps after installing an AIO (ID-COOLING FROSTFLOW X240) . Before I was only using a stock CPU fan. On idle with couple windows open right at 52celsius, when playing COD Vanguard it is getting around 70celsius with the new AIO.. On my old fan it was going around 60celsius...
  22. L

    Question Need advice for a new cooler

    So, I am looking to upgrade to the i9-9900K (don't want AMD) for both gaming and streaming but am in need of a new cooler to go with it Current specs: NZXT H510 Case Cooler Master Hyper 212 MSI Gaming H370 Motherboard i7-8700 NVIDIA GTX 3060ti Corsair 32GB Ram (4x8GB) Samsung 870 EVO 500GB WD...
  23. R

    Question Is two exhaust fans okay?

    I have two exhaust fans in the back of my case. 1 exhaust on top, 1 exhaust in back. I have been running this setup for about a year and my top fan is starting to rattle when I boot up for about a minute every boot. I am buying a new fan and wanted to know if I should make the top fan an intake...
  24. S

    Question Cooling modification question / suggestion.

    Hello, I am thinking of modifying the current cooling of my kit and would like to hear your opinions / suggestions. Currently I have a Phanteks Eclipse P600S case with standard fans supplied with it installed on the front (intake) 3x140mm (phanteks), 3x120 Corsair LL120 RGB on top (outtake)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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.
  28. Spondon14

    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) )...
  29. T

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  31. A

    [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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. Yolo_gamer

    [SOLVED] 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?
  36. N

    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. XpertRobber

    [SOLVED] 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?
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...