Forum discussion tagged with fans.
  1. Dreadwolf91

    Build Advice Which one to get, Lian Li SL-INF 120 or Lian Li AL120 V2 ?

    I will build a new PC on base of a Lian Li O11D Evo (or XL) So after long time watching Youtube videos about RGB fans i found these two especially nice and they are the same price here in Germany. The SL-INF is also included in the AiO that Lian Li sells which i might consider for my new pc...
  2. Dreadwolf91

    Question What are good RGB Fan systems to invest in now ?

    Hey, so i wanted to build a Lian Li O11D Evo with my NZXT AiO and a lot of RGB fans. Now im wondering what RGB fans have a good airflow/noise balance AND have a good and potent software to control them ? For comparison: I like the corsair iCUE software but i dont know if the LL120 are good from...
  3. M

    Question How to connect molex fans to a PSU which doesn't have molex ?

    Hello, I have these fans using molex but the PSU doesn't have molex, is there any converter from molex fans into this 3 pin on motherboard "SYSFAN"? Or is there any other best workaround to connect this fans molex? Thank you Molex fans: 3 pin on motherboard "SYSFAN":
  4. C

    Question PC build will power on fans but no motherboard lights and won’t power off

    Hi, first time PC builder here so apologies if I’ve done something silly. I’ve just assembled my PC and attempted to power it on. The fans all come on (both the case fans and the AIO radiator fans, along with their ARGB alighting, but I get no LEDs lighting on the motherboard (including thE...
  5. monkeysandpirates

    Question Fan confusion! Connecting Lian Lia Galahad II Trinity 360 and 7x Lian Li ST120RGB fans ?

    I'm struggling to understand the right way to set up these fans so that the ST120RGB's be controlled by L-Connect via the Galahad II I have 7 individual ST120's, as well as the fans on the AIO radiator. So that's 8 sets of 2 cables. One cable is RGB, the other is for the fan header. 6 of those...
  6. WumpusTheCoder

    Question Choosing Fan Setup for NZXT H9 Flow Case: Stick with Pre-built Non-RGB Fans or Upgrade to PWM Fans?

    I just bought a NZXT H9 Flow case for my new build, to pair with my other parts. With the fan situation, the pre-built ones are non-rgb regular DC black fans. Should I keep them, and connect them to a 3 way splitter? If so, will I still be able to control the speed of the fans with motherboard...
  7. RedYeet

    Question Is this GPU Fan sound normal when fans start spinning faster?

    Hey! I recently noticed that there was this weird "fluctuating" sound coming from the GPU at 35%-60% RPMs, usually during gaming. Sound is mostly absent when the fans spin at lowest speeds (for this one it's 30% so around 1050RPM) I got the sound on video that I will link here and I also looked...
  8. Mugsy

    Question Has anyone compared "blower" fans vs overhead fan effectiveness?

    I'm looking to get a new video card. I've always preferred "blower" fans that blow air across the card and exhaust heat out the back of the computer vs "overhead" fans that blow straight down on the card (often with another card next to it blocking the fans) and dissipate the heat back into the...
  9. 8

    Question PC is randomly rebooting when under load after adjusting fan curves.

    PC is about 4 years old, specs: CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core GPU - Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660Ti Motherboard - MSI X570 Gaming Plus RAM - 2x Corsair 32GB 3600MHz PSU - Corsair RM750x 80+ Gold Other stuff: Case fan + in-box AMD CPU fan + 2x Corsair fans, Corsair keyboard and mouse, ASUS 1080p...
  10. stewuie

    Question GPU's fans wont run if it's idle but when gaming it starts running?

    Im a amateur when it comes to gpus but i had a old card back then and it was a Zotac Mini GTX 1050 Ti the fans would always spin when idle and when gaming and i gradually got used to that. But now after i upgraded my gpu to a INNO3D GTX 1660 SUPER TWIN X2 it works normally and amazing but when...
  11. Celalyvan

    Question Chasis fans not responding to bios settings

    ok so, my setup is the following: case: Lian Li Lancool III Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix B500-a Since I also have an ROG mouse, I installed armoury crate, mostly for it (yeah i know, it sucks). So, what's the matter? Case front fans are frikin loud, and they don't listen to what I set on the...
  12. M

    Question Case fans stopped lighting up about a year into use

    As it says, after a year of no issues one day my fan lights stopped lighting up. They will also turn back on what seems to be completely randomly but I'm not sure. I've looked it up and the things I've already tried are; cleaning PC/PSU, updating Motherboard drivers, seeing if it's an app I...
  13. S

    Question Problem with preinstalled case fans and VDG ?

    Hello guys, one question, im first time building a pc, some things are used (gpu, cpu and motherboard (rx 6700 xt-I5 8600K-Z370) psu is a EVGA Super 850w, m.2 1tb ssd and the case is ARCHON 2 mesh rgb I cannot get case fans to work, they are preinstaled 3 rgb fans, i connected them to sata cable...
  14. Kyle - Wolfie

    Question Tricking Circuit 3-Pin Fan

    I am trying to upgrade my AAXA projector by replacing the really noisy fans. The original fans are 50x50x10mm 3-pin 12V fans rated for 0.19A. There are two of them, each with their own 3-pin port (pretty sure they are using micro JST connectors) on the circuit. My first attempt at this was to...
  15. A

    Question all case fans not spinning, despite being connected.

    A while ago I took my computer to a repair shop to replace my PSU. Ever since then, every case fan on my computer hasn't been spinning. This wasn't a hassle to deal with, but im getting a new processor that will need better cooling in general. I really don't know how to fix this problem on...
  16. S

    Question how come adding out fans on top of the case increase the temperature?

    I have a new Lian Li Lancool 3 case, currently using the stock 4 fans (3 front for intake, one rear), the GPU and CPU temp avg at around 65 c when gaming, but max CPU temp can go into the 80s (My CPU cooler is DeepCool Assassin 4. ). I would like to bring that down more by adding 3 more 140mm...
  17. Lightning2348

    Question Case fans turning on and off when i start to play games

    Hey guys i just built my pc everything seems to work and i got windows installed and it seems to be good. My case fans seem to be doing something odd. When i play a game only my case fans will start to turn on and off. The longer i play the faster it turns on and off. The type of fans are the...
  18. F

    Question Corsair iCUE H150i ELITE CAPELLIX XT humming noise

    Hello! Yesterday I built a new PC and one thing kind of caught me off-guard - the AIO cooler fans seem to be creating this very awkward non-stop humming noise (pattern is like a slow rap beat and it sounds like a very toned down siren) on higher RPM. I made sure to tighten every single screw as...
  19. J

    Question Did I Just Fry My System?

    I just finished a PC Build, everything was fine - I installed Windows 10 and downloaded all of the updates without a problem. I then tried connecting 3 Fans to the top and rear of the case. I think I might have done this incorrectly - and now the PC will not turn on at all. Specs...
  20. O

    Question Fan Control from registry editor

    Is There a way to change laptop fan speed/table through registry editor ? I've tried everything and nothing works I've tried speedfan,msi, bios control, changing system cooling policy to active, and nothing worked. So my last resort if there is a control registry that could tweak that. Windows...
  21. L

    Question What fan curve is best for undervolted RTX 4070? (Fans constantly turning on and off every 5-10 mins)

    So i recently undervolted my Gigabyte RTX 4070, but now my GPU is basically at the threshold for my fans to activate (57c). They activate at 57c and stay on till my GPU reaches 51-50c and then turn off, but after 5-10 mins they turn on again because the temp slowly climbs up to 57c... Is it...
  22. N00N1

    Question ARGB Button

    Hey! How do I connect the argb switch button on the case to the fans on the deepcool cc560 case? like when i press the button the color on the fans should change
  23. G

    Question PC random freezes after installing new case fans

    I have just installed 6 new Lian Li AL120 fans into my case and now ive noticed that when I play CSGO, the game starts to freeze randomly for like 0.5-1 second. Like it would just randomly stutter and freeze and its really annoying. This hasnt happened before and now its constantly happening...
  24. S

    Question z87 motherboard fans refuse to respond. Anyone have any ideas?

    I have an older motherboard, sabertooth z87. Recently I had to replace my PSU, reinstall windows 10 and ever since my motherboard assist fans have gone whack. The assistant fan 1 is going on full turbo all the time (8000rpm) and the noise of it is driving me crazy. I imagine it's not good for...
  25. arminh89

    Question GPU fan max speed at boot, no display

    hi everyone, I really hope someone could help me out. Today I turned on my pc (3 years old) and this happened: GPU fans spin at full speed and there is no display. CPU LED is on (red) on the motherboard, but no beeps. GPU fans do not stop spinning until I force shut down the pc with the power...
  26. ImmortalChange

    Question Help pls and thx fans wont turn on and display doesn’t work also i dumb when it comes to this stuff

    (Before you read just know I’m not good with this kinda stuff I’m really dumb when it comes to this stuff) I need help my pc wouldn’t turn on a couple of days ago but now it does cause I got a new power supply from my dads old broken pc. So my pc turns on but only two of the 4 fans turn on two...
  27. Elbaha

    Question Argb fans case

    Hey, guys, I was wondering how my case running 2 argb fans i can change colors and modes from the led button while my mobo doesn’t support argb headers and if I can add another argb fan and control it from the Led Button my case : raidmax x902 mobo : A320 m2h
  28. M

    Question Fan Problem

    Hello, I've just built my girlfriends computer and after pressing the power button, the fans turn white and spin for a second before making a ticking noise then turning off, but then power back on about 2-3 after and everythings fine afterwards, does it on every boot, just not sure why it's...
  29. G

    Question What size of fan do I need ?

    I am looking to add case fans to my current: MasterBox TD500 Mesh case. I am wanting to add a MASTERFAN MF120 HALO for the rear of my case which is 120mm. I would also like to add some for the top but i am not sure which ones? Can i just buy more of these ones or will I have to buy 140mm...
  30. SilverPigtail

    Question Gigabyte RTX 4080 Gaming OC one fan spinning at idle

    Hi people, I'm running into a problem with my Gigabyte RTX 4080 Gaming OC: When I'm on the desktop and the system is on idle, the last fan of the GPU starts spinning. The temps are fine (43º). The only way to stop it is by opening again and it seems that the state of the GPU "resets". I've...
  31. Mlamb740

    Question New build fan orientation question

    So I'm doing my first build right now and I have a question about how I should set up my fans for the best cooling and case pressure. I have a fractal design matx case that came set up with 2 120mm front fans for intake, and 1 120mm fan as rear exhaust. I purchased a 240mm aio so my question is...
  32. T

    Question How many fans is too many fans?

    I've replaced the stock DC fans in my Corsair Carbide 100R silent edition case with Noctua NF-S12B PWM front and back, and am wondering about the benefits of adding a second fan to the front. The intake fan is currently half way up, above the drive bays, and I could add one of the old stock fans...
  33. ReveurGAM

    Question Inexpensive but good quality fans ?

    Please recommend low-cost fans to me, especially if you have seen few (or no) data-driven reviews about them. Any size that is typical for PCs (120-200mm?). No server fans, and no known POS fans, please.
  34. G

    Question I don't know what is wrong with my computer HELP

    System: CPU: Ryzen 9 3900X CPU cooler: Asus Ryujin 240 Motherboard: Asus X570 Crosshair VIII Hero Wi-Fi RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro 2 x 16 DDR4-3200 Storage: 2 x Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2 GPU: EVGA XC 2070 super 8gb Case: Asus Helios PSU: Asus THOR 1200 W 80+ Platinum Recently the mini...
  35. dannybueno

    Question Corsair H100 not working with new PSU

    I just upgraded from a 650W PSU to an EVGA 1000GT, and when I tried to boot I got the CPU fan error. I made sure all connections were seated snugly, and tried plugging the SATA power plug for the cooler into SATA 1-4 on the PSU, and the peripheral slot to no avail. Everything else works fine...
  36. K

    Question Case fans fail to start unless they get a boost from me

    I've had this problem for a while now, but my back air flow fan does not start spinning when I turn my pc on It only starts turning after a couple of minutes and I flick it to give it a boost If I flick it right after the pc turns on, nothing happens Any help? This pc is pretty new <6 months
  37. S

    Question New Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 650w... no fans spinning, leading to other components having issues ?

    Hi all, Just got some possible issues with a new Thermaltake Toughpower GF1 650w PSU, even with the Smart Zero fan mode off the fans aren't working. Got some advice from a friend who said my issues with the PSU could be causing some other issues I'm having with RAM rgb and the CPU cooler not...
  38. baileyboy125

    Question Particular PWM fans won't start up on Corsair H150i PRO

    I recently bought some PWM Be Quiet fans to replace the ones on my H150i radiator. The problem is they won't start up unless I unplug and plug them back into the sockets after the PC has booted. Other PWM fans by both Corsair and NZXT start up just fine as soon as the computer is powered on...
  39. T

    Question Multiple Noctua fans(3000RPM) per splitter and fan header compatibility

    Hi, I've just gotten 6 sets of NF-F14 @ 3000RPM PWM but was wondering if I could use 3 fan splitter cable per motherboard header in my Gigabyte Auros Elite b550? I know 3000RPM is overboard but I got them second hand and they were really really cheap so I decided to get them (12 bucks each)...
  40. ContraMaster

    [SOLVED] Front Panel Causing Airflow Issues?

    All hardware specs and pics are at the bottom. I recently made some upgrades with my hardware in my PC and had my temps rise, which is a given. The biggest upgrade being installing a new Nvida RTX 3060-Ti. However the installation of this new hardware came with some increases to temps...