cooling

Forum discussion tagged with cooling.
  1. 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...
  2. teeteemo

    Question Is AORUS WATERFORCE X 360 AIO good?

    Hi I'm building a new PC, my first choice for cooler is Noctua NH-D15, but when we try to put the cooler, there is not enough clearance with the case and the RAM, so I'm planning to switch to AIO, is this AORUS WATERFORCE X 360 AIO good? any problems with this AIO? (Cooling? Performance?)...
  3. 1337Skrjabin

    Question Applying thermal pads to VRAM chips that don't have any kind of heat sink

    Hello. So I have this ASUS Dual GTX 1070 and the only part of it that gets proper heat sink is GPU itself. VRAM chips don't have any heatsink attached to them. They don't have a radiator of their own and they don't contact with the main radiator. They are just left unattended. They overheat. I...
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    Question ROG Strix LC GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti in a Lian Li O11 DYNAMIC

    Hello Forum, I will soon buy the 3080 Ti ROG Strix LC to upgrade from my 2080ti, which because of some weird problem that i could never solve (factory defect maybe?) would always power limit throttle at about 68% to 70%, giving in average roughly the same performance as a 1070, but i digress...
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    Question Advice with upgrading fans

    Hey Guys, I am looking to install some more fans on my system, currently I only have 1 Stock PC Fan which is pulling air out of the housing into the room. I want to know, how would you guys go about installing fans into my current housing? It can hold 3 fans in the bottom part and one on the...
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    [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...
  7. sooptacular

    Question Phanteks Evolv Shift 2 - Noctua CPU cooler whine?

    Hi all! Recently built in the phanteks evolv shift 2 and had some huge troubles with my 120mm aio (couldn't wrangle the tubes) so I ended up getting a Noctua NH-L12S in this configuration: View: https://imgur.com/a/1Zv14I5 It works fine and silent with the case panel OFF, but when it's on I...
  8. Bigboy27

    Question My temperature at 90°C under load but fan only at 50%

    I have an Alienware M15 R4 and it’s only 3-4 months old. When doing any form of gaming or otherwise moderately intensive computing the temperature will regularly reach 90°C and the fan only gets up to about 50-60%, I’ve never seen it go any higher. I also never receive any temperature warnings...
  9. YouBelongToOcean

    Question Will Arctic Freezer II 240 a-rgb fit in Deepcool Matrexx 50?

    I was just wondering if the arctic freezer II 240 a-rgb would fit at the top of the deepcool matrexx 50 case (the case that doesn't come with fans)? Or is the combined thickness of the radiator and the fans on the aio too thick that it would get blocked by the motherboard or the ram? I am...
  10. hernangds

    Question Wraith Prism Cooler works intermittently

    Hi everyone. I was asked to perform maintenance on a radio station PC used for streaming video. The PC is a Ryzen 3700x (warith prism cooler) on a Gigabyte Aorus A520 Elite motherboard. They called me because their software (they mainly use Vmix) started to run a bit slow one day. I told the...
  11. Vax

    [SOLVED] Am I shortening my CPU's lifespan?

    CPU: i7 9700K Overclocked to 5.0GHz Average Temp(Cel): 35 idle / 65 stress test / 70 max ever seen Cooling system: AiO Corsair Elite Capellix water cooler. Top-mounted radiator. Voltage: 1.400 static Turned off throttling based on work load, so my CPU's non-stop always sitting at 5 GHz, instead...
  12. Milos Vukovic

    Question Can you recommend me which cooling would be best for my system ?

    Regards to all, I'm new to the forum but I've been following the channel for years.I need your help. A year and a half ago I bought an HP Omen 30 L. The CPU is AMD Ryzon 3900 (not X version), NVidia RTX 2070 Super, 32 GB Ram. I am a programmer by profession, but not a Hardware expert, so it...
  13. matan2244

    Build Advice Questions about planned new PC build ?

    i would like to build a new desktop pc, and it is very hard for me to decide what to buy because i have many questions. the use: programming and data science. cpu: intel alder lake i5 12600k or 12700/12700k ram: 64gb ddr4 storage: ssd pcie 4.0 1TB (probably western union sn850) maybe in future...
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    Question 12900k video editing build

    I'm building a new system for video editing in Premiere Pro and After Effects. So far im looking at: CPU: 12900k Motherboard: z690 aorus pro / aorus ultra / aourus master / asus hero, MSI MPG Z690 Carbon? RAM: DDR5 64 GB, 4000-4800 mhz PSU: 750 - 850W GPU: 3060 ti / 3070 / 3080 Storage: 2x...
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    Question Cooler for Ryzen 5 3600

    Hi, I've been looking for a budget air cooler for my R5 3600, I mostly only use it for gaming and the temps are around the high 70s, and on higher-end games like Cyberpunk it reaches 85 and gets a bit hotter after a couple of hours of playing as well. The problem is there isn't much...
  16. asphalosa

    Question Asus Prime Z270-P - what is the chassis fan header amperage?

    Hi I was planning to use a 3 way splitter to connect my 3 front 0.3A 12V chassis fans to a single chassis fan header as there's only 2 on the aforementioned MOBO, yet I could not find the Amperage for the Chassis Fan Header anywhere for the Asus Prime Z270-P motherboard. Does anyone have an idea...
  17. 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...
  18. T

    Question i7 8700k running too hot with proper cooling during stress test?

    I'm running a stock 8700k with Corsair H100i AIO cooler on a Prime Z370-a mobo. I reapplied Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut thermal paste on the CPu and I have three 120mm fans on the bottom for intake, one 120mm exhaust fan in the back, and three 120mm exhaust fans on top. the 240mm AIO is mounted in...
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    Question AIO "buzzing" noises when idle and under load

    Hi there I bought a pre-built last year, the ASUS ROG Strix GA35 during a sale. Recently I have noticed a "buzzing" noise coming from the AIO cooler, I'm not sure if it's coming from the pump or radiator. It also makes a different noise under load, it's kind of buzzing/clicking intermittently...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] Best way to connect AIO/Fans ?

    Hey guys! So I bought an Ekwb Elite 360 and i'm planning to connect all the fans to the included hub. I'm not gonna put the 6 fans in the front, i'm going to substitute the ones i have now, 3front 2top 1 rear. The main question which i'm reading a lot about is... Which is the best way to connect...
  21. T

    Question Lian Li PC-011 Dynamic EVO compatibility and worth it?

    Currently have a NZXT H500 with an i7 8700k and 3070 ti, temps are in the higher range and was thinking of buying a new case with better airflow that can seat more fans. I came across the Lian Li Dynamic and was wondering if this case is compatible with an Asus Prime Z370-A ATX board? Also...
  22. vandalblue

    [SOLVED] Msi mag Coreliquid 360r V2 pump

    Hello, i'm planning to change my current cooler (Corsair h115i), it has 6 years old and the pump is getting louder and inconsistent, also, need to change the cooler because i jumped from Ryzen 1800x to i7 12700F. My eyes rolled to the 360mm aio Msi mag coreliquid 360r v2, wich have the lga...
  23. Elias747

    Question ZOTAC RTX 2060 6GB 82° C at 100% no OC is normal?

    My 2060 get really hot, 82° C is that too much? The card is 1 month tops, brand new. No OC what so ever.
  24. Gouz974

    Question CPU fan and sys fans stopping ?

    Hello, I usualy let run my computer while im at work to do automated tasks in some old school games. Yersteday when back home I noticed that all the sys fans except for one had stopped. The cpu fan also stopped and the temp went up to 80+ c° I kinda paniked and turned it off imediatly. When I...
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    [SOLVED] Case fans spin up without temp spike

    Just upgraded to an i7 12700k and a new Z690 Mobo, and the CPU idles at around 35-38 which is nice, but every few minutes the case fans will increase to what sounds like 100% for about 10 seconds and the spin back down. I have HWInfo open and it doesnt show an increase in CPU temps. I have the...
  26. Question Why are my cpu temps so high with aio liquid cooler?

    Hi Guys! I have an Intel Core i7 9700k without any overclocking on a Gigabyte Z370 gaming x cooled by a Cooler Master MasterLiquid 120R. I have been experiencing high temperature values for the cpu, which is quite frightening. While rendering in Vegas pro, I'm getting around a maximum of 85...
  27. 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...
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    [SOLVED] Change Fan Direction

    Hello I have purchased and installed Arctic BioniX 120p ARGB fans with a controller hub. I think I've messed up because I have 2 serious issues. 1) the air gets pushed outside the case only. I can't seem to find a way to push air inside the case (I can invert the fans but the rgb will then be...
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    Question NZXT Kraken m22 100c Temps

    Hi All, My NZXT Kraken m22 temps go high as 100c when playing games like RDR 2, Battlefield V. Valorant, and GTA V temps are around 80-85c. Could you please tell me how to overcome this? Please consider the below points. My previous M22 started to produce a crackling noise and the warranty...
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    Question Rear exhaust fan not spinning

    I've tried plugging in two different fans in my motherboard but they just wont spin. I have a gigabyte b450m ds3h and there's only one port for a fan other than the one for the CPU fan (which works fine.)
  31. C

    [SOLVED] How to fix gaming laptop overheating(?)

    So disclaimer, I know nothing about computers so Idk any technical terms. I have an HP Pavillion Gaming Laptop with an Intel Core i5-10300H and an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1650, it works fine normally but whenever I play games while charging at the screen goes black after a few minutes, I'm assuming...
  32. Question I7-12700K cooling problem

    I have an I7-12700K with an Asus B660M TUF Gaming Plus Wifi D4 motherboard. I also have 2 nvme SSD and 2x16GB DDR4 3200 RAM installed. No dedicated VGA. For cooling first I used an Arctic Cooling 34 eSport Duo. The idle temperature was quite good 25-26C in a room with 24C in a Be Quiet DX500...
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    Question Z690 plus wifi D4 - cooling

    Hello! I'm currently doing a build, it's only my second one so I'm not that experienced. I have a Asus Z690 plus wifi d4, and I'm installing a lian li galahad aio 240 rgb cooler. I have everything installed on the cpu, and I'm just connecting all the cables to the mother board and the...
  34. sodapopkit

    Question Can I fit a 300mm pump/reservoir combo in an O11 Dynamic EVO?

    So I've been picking out parts that I want to eventually buy for a PC I'm going to build. I decided pretty early that I wanted it to be custom water cooled, and was quickly pointed to the O11 Dynamic EVO as a good case for that. Fast forward and I'm picking out a pump/reservoir combo for my...
  35. Hex_621

    Question CPU fan randomly spiking without noticeable temp/load spike

    Hello everyone! I have an Intel I7 4770s CPU and it's stock cooler fan randomly spikes up to 3000-ish rpm for around a second before falling back down again to around 1000 rpm. I have monitored it with Open hardware monitor, there is nothing out of the ordinary other than the fan speed spiking...
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    Question Connecting 10 ARGB Fans with a 5-1 splitter?

    Hi everyone I'm currently moving my rig into a new case, the Lian Li O11 Dynamic Evo. I've purchased 7 'Cooler Master MasterFan MF120 Halo' Along with the extra 3 fans that come with the Cooler Master AIO that I purchased. Now, I am trying to find a way to get all those 10 fans connected to...
  37. Superpanda666

    Question What can a bad airflow kill inside the pc?

    My pc won't boot and might be the motherboard is dead because I have tried to do all the troubleshooting and nothing works and realize that at the back of my case is an intake fan rather than exhaust. I only have 2 fans - cpu and at the back. Specs: Mobo:Gigabyte H81m-s1 CPU: i7 4790 Cooler...
  38. Cenddell

    [SOLVED] Is this sound normal for a fan?

    This is my very first gaming pc ever that I bought prebuilt and have had for around 3 days. I know what loud fans sound like but whenever I play games I hear this sound from my pc. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCA8mQxep-Q Not sure if this is a normal sound for a fan or not(I...
  39. F

    Question Migrating to Mini ITX

    Hello all, I'm thinking about switching from ATX / Micro ATX to ITX since it suits my needs better. I've found myself having to move frequently between to places and decided, instead of settling on a gaming laptop or anything else, slapping my PC in a suitcase basically. It worked when I moved...
  40. Alvin27

    Question Can I use an Argb 3pin/5V Splitter to connect an Argb cpu fan and an Argb fan hub on 3pin/Argb Header ?

    As title says, is it okay to connect an air cooler Argb and fan hub Argb on 1 Argb header using a splitter? I have a Gigabyte B560m DS3H V2 motherboard and it only has 1 Argb header named D_LED1 with a maximum power rating of 5A and maximum of 1000 LEDs. I have a 3pin/5V Argb CPU air cooler...