heat sink

Forum discussion tagged with heat sink.
  1. J

    Question Cryorig R1 Mounting Screw Came Loose on Mounting Bracket

    I'm building a new PC, first time I've ever built one from scratch. I'm nearly finished but I've ran into a couple snags. One is that I may have bent some of the pins in the CPU socket (gonna have a friend help me out to see if it's salvageable) but the other—which I think is probably what lead...
  2. georgens

    [SOLVED] Thermal Paste and Booting

    Right so I recently cleaned my heat sink fan with a nylon paint brush, and decided to take the heat sink off the cpu, drying the thermal paste, i put it back on and now the pc starts but doesnt show anything to the monitors, does it just need fresh thermal paste or have i messed up the cpu...
  3. W

    Question what heat sink will fit in this case?

    https://www.newegg.com/black-cooler-master-masterbox-q300l-micro-atx/p/N82E16811119331
  4. Question Heatsink screw bush loose on the motherboard

    Hi. There's these screw bushes that should be stuck to the motherboard, but one of mine isn't and I don't know how to fix that. Should I glued them? (See in the second image,the screw in the black arm of the heat sink, there's a hole in the motherboard where that bush should be stuck) View...
  5. jlam55555

    Question Understanding heatsinks with multi-platform support? (LGA 1366 and LGA 115x)

    Hi, computer noob here looking to make a first PC on a budget. I have a CPU (Xeon X5570) that uses the LGA 1366 socket. I'm looking for a CPU fan. There are some fans that say they support both LGA 1366 and 1151, but I thought that they were different sizes. Examples: Quiet CPU Dual Looped...
  6. M

    Question Would this step up in CPU cooler really allow significantly better performance?

    Hi all, I've had a Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev. B for a number of years now on an intel 6700k. Initially it was in a mini-ITX case, hence the need for a low profile. For a while now I've been in a tower case & in most usage the limiting factor I am hitting is my CPU in rendering a content...
  7. thirumalai94

    Question Can I fit corsair Hydro series H45 to Intel DH61WW motherboard

    I have DH61WW Motherboard. Recently I bought GTX 1060 graphics card and it makes so much heat. So I am planning to buy one liquid cooling system. Since Corsair hydro H45 meets my budget, I would like to buy that But I don't know that compatibility with my motherboard. If it is not gonna...
  8. A

    Question Heat sink inside of brand new PSU loose!

    I bought a RM850x and I when opening the package and lift the psu unit up I hear this metal clanking sound of somewhat, I then find out it's a heat sink loose inside the PSU, it doesn't look like it's actually doing any damage because it's only loose on one end.. (if that makes any sense)...
  9. T

    EVGA GQ or G3 for a 650W power supply ?

    i heard bad things about the g3 having production issues .. so should i avoid it ? as its anyways 30$ more than the GQ so i dont want to risk it and pay more
  10. C

    System won't post, help needed.

    First i should say that english is not my native language so it may be broken. I already did all of this steps http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-post-boot-video-problems My config is: B250m-plus Asus Mobo i7700k 2x8gb ddr4 2400 hiperx Gtx 1060 6gb galax Corsair...
  11. R

    SATA data cable won't lock into Samsung EVO 850

    I have transferred my SSD back and forth a few times to different machines and notice now that the data cable will not lock into place anymore and will come out with very little force. I believe that the little tab inside has broken off. What are my options to keep it locked. I wish it was...
  12. R

    HyperX Cloud II 7.1 Surround Sound Problem

    I just recently got my HyperX Cloud II in the mail and was extremely excited to try the surround sound. To my disappointment, there was a constant static noise in the background loud enough to annoy me. I can't use surround sound at all.. some help would be appreciated.
  13. T

    msi gtx 970 - z87 g4g msi gaming mobo.

    struggling to get my display working on my monitor having just fit my gtx 970. I had to fit a new PSU (evga) and i think i've wired it up correct - obviously haven't. Read this and the second post confuses me a little...
  14. NOOB2PRO

    Dual booted Windows 10 with Windows 7, want to get rid of windows 7

    So I have dual booted windows 10 with windows 7 cause I didn't know if I was gonna like it. Turns out, I like it alot! So I want to get rid of my copy of Windows 7 so only windows 10 is on my PC. The only problem is that theyre both installed on the same HDD and my copy of windows 7 has some...
  15. O

    Good gaming/streaming pc under $1000 *Canada pricing

    i have been playing video games for a bit on my laptop, but it recently broke down. I plan on building new desktop in about a month when i have enough money for it and new help finding want parts to use for under $1000. I want to start streaming on twitch with this build, mostly league of...
  16. J

    GTX 780 or GTX 980?

    I recently built a pc and have been holding off on buying a graphics card because I knew the GTX 900 series was right around the corner. Now with it being released I'm wondering if I should get the GTX 980 or just get the GTX 780 since I can get it for $314 via Newegg w/ MIR? Is the 980 really...
  17. B

    Budget Z97 Mobo recommendation?

    I'm trying to build my first computer, most of the parts *seem* easy enough but there are so many motherboards I don't know where to start. This is my build as of now (RAM, PSU, and case are stand-ins): http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nNFLpg This comes in at significantly over my budget ($600-$700)...
  18. A

    Intel/Nvidia or AMD/Radeon for next gen gaming?

    Hi guys, I'm going to be buying parts for my first gaming rig soon, but I'm stuck where everyone else seems to be stuck at; intel/nvidia or amd/radeon? I can't figure out if an i5 4590 with an evga gtx 770 or an fx 8320 with a dd r9 290 would be better, for next gen? I know they both will work...
  19. R

    Is my system performing as it should?

    Hello guys, A month ago I put together a completely new system and i'm not sure if it's performing as well as it should. Could anyone give me confirmation? Specs: i5 4670k @4.0 GHz Asus GTX 780 DirectCU II OC 8 gb DDR3 RAM overclocked to 1600 MHz MSI Z87-G45 Gaming motherboard Corsair CS650M...
  20. N

    PC won't start after sleep mode, urgent.

    Hello, I have an urgent problem with my PC Yesterday I put it into sleep mode and today it won't start. It has never happened before. The LED flashes signalising it is in a sleep mode but nothing wakes the PC up. I tried: - ctrl-alt-del to turn it on, but no effect - using anything to turn it...