cpu cooler

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  1. Eduardo Gonzalez

    Question Anyone know what this noise is?

    I have no idea what this noise is, its coming from my CPU cooler (99% sure it is) its really been bothering me as it can get quite loud, it only starts making this noise once my CPU reaches 70C+ Video of the noise: https://youtube.com/shorts/lgOHujLjrvI?feature=share (I pointed my phone towards...
  2. Z

    Question CPU cooling fan replacement

    I have been using a ARCTIC Freezer 34 eSports DUO but due to I just changed my CPU out it has problems with keeping it cooled down so it´s rebooting my pc at times My setup is CPU ryzen 9 5900x GPU NVIDIA GeFOrce RTX 3070 CORSAIR Carbide Series SPEC DELTA RGB tower Motherboard ASRock X570 Pro4...
  3. A

    Question CPU cooler help please ?

    I got the stock intel cooler (e97379-001) for my first pc and my motherboard is the main mpg z490 and I’m having trouble getting the white screw type things into the holes. Any suggestions (first time building)
  4. Pokesh

    Question I5 10400f cooler

    Hello i would need a cooler for my i5-10400f i will mainly play games on it and with the basic cooler its noisy and overheated, i need it to be avalible in Czech Republic. Also i need it to not go over https://www.alza.cz/arctic-freezer-34-esports-duo-grey-d5711541.htm Alza.cz...
  5. M

    Question No ARGB header on mobo ?

    hey guys so I dont have an ARGB header on my motherboard but i have an ARGB CPU cooler so what i was wondering was can i connect the argb fan header on my cpu cooler to the argb light strip header on my fan controller ? Your help will really be appreciated thanks.
  6. ReeDoK

    Question Very High Temperatures on Intel Core i3-12100 ?

    Hello everyone! I bought an Intel Core i3-12100 (not the F version) together with a motherboard MSI PRO H610M-G DDR4. I am using the stock cooler from Intel and I think the temperatures are a bit too high? At idle it stays at 51 C degrees and while playing games it goes up to 80 C degrees. Most...
  7. Question Can you tell me how to install this CPU cooler?

    I bought Scythe Ninja 5 CPU cooler. My motherboard is Z690 Phantom Gaming 4/D5. 1. The mounting kit includes the 4-leg black material (is it called mounting base?). But under my motherboard, there already is a silver-colored thing attached (is it normal?). So if I additionally attach the black...
  8. Valencious

    Question Can I use A-RGB fans on my AiO, even tho the original fans don't have A-RGB?

    Hello, first off, I'm new to this forum and I'm currently working on my first PC. I'm sorry if a answer to this question already exists, but I haven't / couldn't find anything about it. So here's my question: I'm planning to buy the Pure Loop 2 from Be Quiet. I have a Deepcool Matrexx 70 3f...
  9. 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...
  10. 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) )...
  11. A

    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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?
  14. D

    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...
  15. S

    [SOLVED] CPU Cooler Tightness and Retightening

    So I installed a Scythe Fuma 2 on my 3700x and was getting good temps but had to redo some messy wiring in my pc and I just thought I would double check tightness on everything. I was able to tighten my cpu cooler a little more I guess since it ran and heated up the thermal paste. In hindsight...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] CPU Cooler Compatibility (Antec Neptune 120 on LGA1700)

    So I purchased an Antec Neptune 120 which is compatible with LGA 1150 / 1151 / 1155 / 1156 / 1366 / 1200 / 2011-V3 / 2066 (According to Antec website) Rookie mistake as I have an intel 12600kf (LGA 1700) Anyone know of any good work arounds ie. can I purchase one of these two and use that with...
  17. E

    [SOLVED] Planning to buy Corsair LL120 120mm 3Case Fan Pack with Lighting Node PRO

    As the title says I am planning to buy the Corsair LL120 fans but the issue is with my motherboard and casing. I have a very old PC. I am not quite sure if these fans connector will work with my PC. The main issue started with my CPU Cooler fan. I have a Cooler Master Hyper 212x CPU cooler...
  18. dnm_13

    [SOLVED] Air cooler for 5800X (OC) in 2022?

    Just upgraded my CPU from 2700 to 5800X. Turns out Wraith Prism barely hold the heat of this beast. Just a plain gaming is (not) fine. It can hold the heat, barely (85'C - 88'C). The problems are; 1) I usually do more than gaming in one time. And I'm also interested in overclocking the 5800X...
  19. Banqu0

    [SOLVED] Does having traces to close to cooler mounting holes increase the risk of physical damage?

    Just out of curiosity. I see traces on motherboards mere millimeters from mounting holes and am wondering if such a layout increases the risk of damge from forces imparted on the board from CPU coolers.
  20. radosev

    Question Reapply thermal paste to new computer that has been in closet for 2 years.

    I built a new computer about 2 years ago (ryzen 9, noctua cpu fan) but due to personal things i could not use it. I am finally back home and can use it. However, i'm worried that maybe i should reapply the thermal paste that has been sitting in there for 2 years unused. Is that necessary or can...
  21. 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...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] CPU cooler height support on Thermaltake Core V1?

    Hello, I was considering upgrading from the stock AMD CPU cooler, when I noticed that despite the official specs for the case listing a max CPU cooler height of 140mm, the space above the 104mm Wraith Stealth cooler seem to suggest that I could fit in something bigger. Is this a correct...
  23. Varzoh

    Question Hello beautiful people I have a total of 3 questions in this one forum. You can answer one or all the questions; any answer is greatly appreciated.

    I am planning on buying these components listed here. This PC is being built for adobe creative cloud editing in 4k, occasional cinema 4d, lots of intense stress of pc gaming, etc. First Question: Motherboard The motherboard I planned on getting was a Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero (WI-FI) ATX...
  24. AntonioHimself

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 high temp when idle...? or sensitive...?

    Right so I've just got this Ryzen 5 3600 and I've noticed that idle temps can be pretty high, I've noticed how temps can be at 39 lowest but then if I make a movement, for example move my mouse up and down constantly the temp start to rise, it can get to a max of 50 when doing the movement...
  25. 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?
  26. madfad

    [SOLVED] one of my aio fans isnt working

    i got a h100i elite capellix for Christmas, i have installed it everything is plugged in but one fan isn't working, it wont spin but the rgb is on (the fan is just barley touching the ram) so can someone please tell me how to fix this ( i've unplugged it and re plugged it
  27. therats21098

    Question Upgrading CPU, will everything fit?

    Here is my current PC: CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($375.27 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR3-1600 CL10 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4 TB 3.5" 5900RPM...
  28. M

    Question Custom building PC - Help

    OLDER build has been deleted and EDITED into the following: Processor (CPU) AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12 Core CPU (3.7GHz-4.8GHz/70MB CACHE/AM4) Motherboard ASUS® ROG Strix X570-F GAMING (USB 3.2 Gen 2, PCIe 4.0) - ARGB Ready! Memory (RAM) QUESTION : will the Corsair Dominator Platinum 3600 MHz...
  29. C_L3622

    [SOLVED] AIO Cooler making weird noises

    I've had this cooler for at least a year, and have not noticed this beforehand until now. I realized whenever I turn my computer on or have it on idle, there is this very audible "slapping" sort of sound happening in my radiator, it's becoming both irritating and concerning for me because I...
  30. W

    [SOLVED] CPU fan spins on startup, then stops once Windows loads ?

    I recently brought my PC home from college. This morning (before I left), everything was in order. However, now that I have returned home, I plugged everything in and noticed that the CPU cooler is not spinning once windows has loaded. It spins when the computer starts for around 5-10 seconds...
  31. Zeekqtt

    [SOLVED] Will this bracket work with this fan and mother board?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09FSV5H72/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B098XP1Y38/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
  32. U

    [SOLVED] My new CPU + cooler sounds like an angry jet engine. Is my cooling situation not good enough or is it something else?

    Recently I upgraded my CPU from an i7 6700 to a Ryzen 7 5800X with a basic cooler. I've noticed that when I'm playing games on my PC or performing various high demanding tasks, this thing sounds like an AC unit ready to go supernova. It gets loud. Louder than any home PC I've ever heard and I'm...
  33. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is a Lian li Galahad 360mm AIO enough on an all core overclocked 5900X?

    Good day, Is the Lian Li Galahad 360mm AIO cooler enough for an all core overclocked 5900x? My 5900x which is currently overclocked on all cores at 4.5ghz is cooled by my 4 year old cooler which is the corsair h115i 280mm aio cooler. I'm looking to overclock it further to at least 4.7ghz on all...
  34. Iver Hicarte

    Question Custom Loop vs. AIO, is there a real world difference?

    To people who had experiences with custom loops and using AIO's...is a custom loop worth it? Does it make a big difference compared to AIO's? Care to share some of your experiences and thoughts about this subject...I really would like to know if it gives a big benefit in the real world...
  35. F

    Question Question about CPU cooler fan depth

    Hi, I have a question. I'm was looking to buy NZXT Aer P120 coolers, and I saw they were 26mm in depth. Now the CPU cooler I already have has a fan that is 25mm in depth. Do you think that there might be some problems or will it mount without any problems? The cooler in question if anyone is...
  36. Verybusy44

    [SOLVED] cpu cooler and cpu temperature issue

    i7 9700k 3060ti z390 a pro have 2 case fans not overclocked, playing cpu/gpu usage heavy video game and cpu temperature 60~70, even 80 sometimes. (i have maxed fan speed all time) https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07H1VZ11F/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 This is cpu fan im...
  37. G

    [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...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Weird Dark/Scorch mark on Thermal paste,Cooler, CPU IHS

    View: https://imgur.com/a/SCsjERT CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 Cooler: Cryorig M9 Plus MOBO: Asus B450-F Gaming II Thermal paste used then: Cryorig CP15 (Maybe Expired) (Under the 3600 writing is where the mark is) 2 weeks after upgrading i was seeing abnormal-ish temps (Abnormal-ish Temps 55-60...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] backplate making contact with motherboard?

    For reference this thread has a picture that uses the exact sam motherboard and cpu cooler backplate as me: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/metal-backplate-of-cpu-cooler-touching-motherboard-ok-or-not.3703293/ I was building a PC for my friend and it didn't work so we brought it to a...
  40. D

    [SOLVED] CPU cooler for AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

    I am building a new system using an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, an MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus AM4 ATX mobo, a Lian Li LANCOOL II Mid-Tower Case, a Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5 128 Bit PCI-E Graphic Card and a Corsair CX750M PSU. Is it OK to use the stock AMD Wraith Prism cooler that shipped with the...