cpu cooler

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  1. O

    Question All parts arrived, all i need is a cpu cooler

    All i need is a cooler for the R7 7700x, originally i was going with the LT720 from Deepcool, is that fine? Or can it be an Air Cooler as well? Would be cheaper option. The only issue here i have with air cooling, all air coolers i've looked into, where huge and massive dimensions and would...
  2. Eershaa

    Question Did I make some mistakes when connecting my AIO Liquid Cooler to my motherboard's RGB fan header, and If so how should I rectify ?

    I'd like to ask something regarding my AIO Liquid Cooler...it's Aorus Waterforce X 360 with LCD display. In the RGB Fusion software, there shows this color gradient theme from which one can choose the AIO cooler fan's color scheme but whatever theme I choose it doesn't have any effect on the...
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    Question Cooler Master Hyper H410R will fit on Intel DH67BL MOBO ?

    I have i5-2500K with stock fan on my motherboard. I am thinking to buy a Cooler Master Hyper H410R but I wonder it will fit on my motherboard? Also I am open to any CPU Cooler suggestions.
  4. X

    Question CPU Liquid Cooler

    Could someone explain to me what hardware comes with a liquid cooler? Like... I can't seem to wrap my brain around the mounting bracket part I guess I should say. I have an AM3+ socket and I can't seem to find any mounting brackets to get an idea of what it's gonna be like other than retention...
  5. hregut

    Question Best air cooler for 13600K (max height - 135) ?

    Hi all, need to cool down 13600K a bit, considering the cooler's height limitations. So the choices are: ID-Cooling SE-207-XT Slim Jonsbo HX6210 Be quiet! DARK ROCK TF 2 (2 coolers, while others have 1) Silver Soul 135 Noctua NH-C14 Cooler Anyone know which one is best and will help avoid...
  6. MaximVigilante

    Question First time builder! Need help with CPU cooler and more

    Hello, I am building a new PC for the very first time and would like to ask experienced builders if everything will be compatible. Main purpose will be enthusiast gaming/streaming with regular video editing which hopefully will become full time over the years. Price should be around 2k-2,5k €...
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    Question Should I start thinking of buying a new AIO cooler to replace my 7 year old one?

    Hello everyone. So I currently have a Corsair H100i V2 AIO which I bought back in 2016 for my (then) FX 9370 , but I upgraded in 2019 to a Ryzen 5 2600. A few days ago I bought an RX 6700 XT to replace my also 7 year old GTX 1070, but I haven't installed it yet as I'm waiting to upgrade to a...
  8. NoobMaster5

    Question Cpu cooler smells like something burnt

    Hey, so I built my first ever gaming pc 2 weeks ago and everything is great so far loving the performance I get and everything is perfect but there is one issue my pc smells like something is burning like it's not straight up burnt but it smells like melting plastic or something like that. Ive...
  9. teagdav

    Question No boot after reinstalling CPU cooler

    This is my first time posting in a forum like this, so if I leave anything out I apologize. Yesterday I was working on my PC to add two more sticks of RAM (I already had 16gb (2x8gb)), but a part of the stock cooler was blocking one of my RAM ports, so I had to unseat and reaffix the CPU stock...
  10. Wolfxmw

    Question Front Mount Radiator Tube Positioning

    Hey everyone, I'm here again with an age old debate of while front mounting an AIO the tubes should be up or down. I've recently bought Deepcool LS520 and mounted it to the front with tubes facing downwards. I showed the images to a friend and he told me to mount it the other way around. I've...
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    Question Normal CPU Spikes?

    My CPU temps welling loading into certain games or playing them spike up to 90-99˚c but immediately go back down to normal gaming temps around 40-55˚f. Room temp changes but even on a cold day it will spike high. Is this normal or cause for concern? Parts list: i5-13600k Deepcool AK620 MSI...
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    Question Can I connect the RGB for the NZXT T120 onto LED pin B450m motherboard?

    Got this new CPU cooler for my birthday but am struggling with the RGB connection. Do I need the NZXT proprietary RGB hub? Or can it go straight into the RGB header on the motherboard (12V 4 Pin)?
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    [SOLVED] How to remove this black backplate?

    My cpu cooler screw just stuck if i can remove stand off backplate
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    Question CPU disconnects and reconnects ?

    ok so 2 months ago i changed out my cpu cooler (Hydro Series H100x High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler) to a newer one (h100i elite capellix liquid cooler). It worked great till the other day. it seems to lose power every so often, like all lights shut off on it (pc Makes that noise of a device...
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    Question Be Quiet Pure Rock 2 forgets to cool

    Hey everyone, hope you're doing well! I ordered a new CPU cooler for my I7-8700K, the new CPU cooler being the Be Quiet Pure Rock 2. I installed it with a friend, he works at a PC repair shop so does this stuff for a living. I am no stranger to building pc's as well, so we were pretty confident...
  16. TomCatz82

    Question System not booting anymore after replacing stock cpu cooler with a Noctua NHU9S AMD cooler ?

    I am having a weird issue i have not experienced before. I have replaced several cpu coolers before, usually without any problems. But this time it is acting weird. I removed the stock cooler, took out the CPU and cleaned the thermal paste from it, remounted the CPU, added new thermal paste...
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    Question AIO pump makes weird sound on Boot

    Hi guys, first time using Tom's Hardware. I have a MSI MAG 280r AIO CPU cooler for my Ryzen 7 5800x. I recently installed it like a week ago on the top of the case, as it was the only position possible for my case. Please note that this AIO has the pump built into the radiator, so I'm not...
  18. Pururaj

    [SOLVED] AIO Recommendation for Ryzen 5700x

    Right now I'm using a Cooler Master tx3 from my old build and as in India it tends to get pretty hot in summers and on full load my cpu is already 76c , I want to upgrade to an aio, I'm new to the aio liquid cooling stuff, I have no idea what to get , I did some research though. I'm considering...
  19. TooToxic

    Question Cpu cooler screws will not go in

    So I’ve been following a tutorial on how to build a pc but the installation of the cpu cooler really has me stumped. I’ve removed the two things you have to remove and have put the cpu in the spot it should be already. I’m also doing the criss cross pattern I’m being told to use and pushing a...
  20. Kyle4x

    Question CPU overheating even after replacement.

    PLEASE HELP! My PC has randomly started overheating and crashing where it has to be forced powered off and has only gotten worse. My CPU temp not under load was 55-65 degrees C and 100 degrees under load when attempting to play a game. I replaced the CPU cooler with the Corsair iCUE H100i Elite...
  21. bit_user

    [SOLVED] What are the best down-draft CPU coolers?

    I always prefer down-draft coolers, for the sake of VRM, memory, and chipset cooling. As I'm more interested in low-noise than maximum cooling, I'd rather not use additional fans expressly for that purpose. So far, it seems the Noctua NH-C14S tops the list. Are there any others I should be...
  22. poru

    Question Can anyone recommend me a vertical cpu cooler something around 25USD

    -My motherboard is a MSI X570 Meg Ace (AM4 CPU socket) -My pc case is a Cooler Master SL600m I need a cpu cooler that can be vertically mounted and compatible with my motherboard since my pc case is (bottom > top) exhaust I'm just concern that having a cpu cooler that moves air front to...
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    Build Advice Torn between the Corsair iCue H100i RGB Pro or the H150i Elite

    Hi there, currently in the process of choosing parts for a new PC and I'm torn between which cooler to choose. The two options are the Corsair iCue H100i RGB Pro or the H150i Elite RGB. The other parts that I've went with are: Case COOLERMASTER MASTERBOX TD500 MESH ARGB GAMING CASE Processor...
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    Question Is there any way to use an A-RGB CPU Fan on a JRGB2 Motherboard?

    I recently bought the "ARCTIC Freezer A35" cooler for my "MSI B450 TOMAHAWK ATX AM4" motherboard and found out that my motherboard only has a JRGB2 slot, the fan is A-RGB. Is there a way I can still make the lighting work? Is there something out there that can convert A-RGB TO JRGB2? My Build...
  25. km778

    Question Is Noctua NH-D15s enough for 13700kf?

    After seeing reviews on this cpu it seems to draw a lot of power and now I'm doubting if my choice of cooler is enough. If it's not enough would the normal NH-D15 with two fans be enough? It's mostly for gaming and some photoshop / after effects, will likely try light overclocking but nothing...
  26. monkeybusinessceo

    [SOLVED] CPU hitting 100C quickly while gaming - is there anything to blame other than the AIO cooler? (MSI CoreLiquid 240R)

    Hey all, thanks for reading. Long time lurker first time poster. I've been using my 11th gen MSI Aegis RS 11TG-222US for about a year now. Basic specs: CPU Intel® Core™ i7-11700K Processor 8C/16T 3.6-4.9 GHz 16MB Cache Chipset Z490 Motherboard MSI ATX Motherboard CPU Cooler 240mm Liquid Cooler...
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    Question Will the Mugen 5 fit into max 155mm Thermaltake versa c23 tg?

    This case is really weird. You can only install a 155mm cpu cooler which is very low. According to some folks and statistics, the mugen 5 is the best low price/low height cooler. <-- Noctua might be better but is taller and more expensive. The issue is that it's 155mm tall, so now I have to...
  28. M

    Question Computer shutting off abruptly after adding RAMs, even after taking them back apart

    This has been my computer components, and I never experienced any problem until today. Crucial P5 2TB PCIe M.2 GIGABYTE Radeon RX 6500 XT GAMING OC 4G(GV-R65XTGAMING OC-4GD) ASRock Z690 Phantom Gaming 4/D5 INTEL TWO Crucial DDR5 4800_32G 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900KF Cougar Gex 1050...
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    Question Nzxt kraken z63 cpu fan error

    Hi all, not to long ago I did some upgrades to my pc, upgrading to a ryzen 7 3700x and a nzxt kraken z63. Every time I booted it up, it would give me the cpu fan error so I unplugged it and tried again. Same thing. I tried re-positioning the pump and still not better. I just skipped past it and...
  30. D

    Question Does Deepcool GAMMAX 400 xt support LGA 1700 (b660m motherboard)

    Hey, iam gonna buy the deepcool gammax 400 xt cooler for my i5 12400 (b660m lga 1700 motherboard) https://techarc.pk/product/deepcool-gammaxx-400xt-argb-cpu-air-cooler-black/ Can the cooler be attached to the microatx b660m motherboard without any problem? and will it cause any ram attachment...
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    [SOLVED] Aorus liquid cooler 360 cant detect cpu type.

    Hey! I bought an Aorus liquid cooler 360, installed it, everything is fine with Aorus Engine and RGB Fusion 2.0, everything is working. The pump cant detect my cpu type, write on the screen "AMD" cpu name but i have an intel i9-11900K. The cooler is used maybe this was first option or used...
  32. M

    Question Help me choose a combo for 5600

    Hi, plan is to uprgrade my PC with 5600 or 5600x. PC will be used for playing cpu heavy games like csgo and valorant on 1080p. I have a hard time choosing a motherboard and cpu cooler. I got 2 options, 1st option asus tuf b550 plus + scythe fuma (240$) and the 2nd option Asrock b550m pro +...
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    Question What CPU Cooler will Work?

    I have an Envinda X79-6M Motherboard (LGA 2011 - 0 ) and an Intel XEON E5-2690 CPU. It looks like this: View: https://imgur.com/a/2tYkWXX For the CPU Cooler, it comes with a plastic ring (looks a lot like AMD style) and four plastic screws. They look like this: View...
  34. 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...
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    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...
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    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)
  37. 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...
  38. 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.
  39. 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...
  40. M

    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...