Heatsink + Fan

Forum discussion tagged with Heatsink + Fan.
  1. Mango90

    Question Which direction should I face my heatsink

    Hello everyone, how are you? So, as the title suggests, I am trying to figure out if the direction of my heatsink can decrease my temps a bit as summer is approaching here in Brazil. This was the second PC I ever built, but I was still unexperienced in a lot of things regarding building. Here...
  2. E

    Question Acer Aspire 5735 GPU Thermal Pad/Paste

    Hi, I am in the process of installing a new fan+heatsink into an old Acer Aspire 5735 laptop. Originally, there was a small wafer-thin square covering what is presumably the GPU. Unfortunately, while removing the old heatsink, this square tore and I threw it away. I am assuming that it is some...
  3. K

    Question Replacement Cool for evga 1080 ti ft3?

    So I'm trying to make my 1080 ti last until the 3 series cards come out (no, not interested in ATI :P ) right now it has two dead ports on it (meaning I can only have two monitors attached, which means I can't use my VR anymore!) Anyway, I wanted to replace the cooler on this card since I...
  4. KaiserPhantasma

    Question Questions About Cleaning My PC Case And It's Underlying Components

    I am about to "preliminarily" clean my PC case and it's various other parts (mobo,ram,CPU heatsink, fans etc) and I have a couple of lingering questions: 1. Can I use a material similar to a shoe brush, it's hairs are approximately 4-6 inches, will it induce an ESD shock to the component or do...
  5. Question Heatsink replacement: Foxconn 2ZR71-406 -> Cooler master H410R/H411R (Phenom II 965 BE)

    Hello. I have a AMD phenom II 965 BE with foxconn heatsink and I wanna change it with a Coooler Master H410R/H411R. Will it handle OC fine? If not, at least will it be a noticeable difference in performance/temp and noise? My chassis only has 17cm wide, and 13.5cm to 14 cm free between cpu and...
  6. nexdordud

    [SOLVED] CPU fan noisy and temperature spike up after cleaning *HELP*

    Hey guys, I had a gaming laptop MSI GL63 for quite some time and uses it almost everyday so recently, I have decided to clean my laptop's air vents and fans from dust or other dirt that has accumulated over time. It was a throughout cleaning including removing both fans and the heatsink. I...
  7. O

    [SOLVED] Can I use Pentium G3258 stock cooler with Xeon e3 1231 v3?

    I've bought a xeon 1231 v3 off ebay thats coming soon. I've been using the pentium g3258 with the stock cooler for several years now. Can I use the pentium cooler for the xeon? If I can, I have to remove the old thermal paste from it then put new paste on the xeon right? prob not needed but...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Replace GTX 1080 ti turbos heatsink with Founders Edition heatsink

    Hi , this is my first time posting here so go easy on me . Last year or so I bought a Asus Gtx 1080ti Turbo but I really hate the look of it , i allways liked the look of the Founders Edition but don’t know if I can just buy a FE heatsink and slap it on there . Do any of you guys know if this...
  9. [SOLVED] How to attach a fan to heatsink on Dell Precision T3500?

    Hello modding community, I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a Xeon X5650 and the lower end aluminium heat sink without the copper heat pipes. My CPU is running hot and I will change the thermal paste however I have a Arctic F8 80mm fan on the back which does nothing to lower the temps of the...
  10. G

    Question Can Clean Cooling Components w/ Water?

    Silly question. If I remove my CPU Heatsink, VRM heat sinks, GPU Heatsink and fans and all my fans from my case. Then proceeded to run them under water and brush them gently with a toothbrush. Dry them with a hair dryer and some Q-Tips and let them set for a day or two. Would they all work...
  11. Mystos

    [SOLVED] Enough clearance if using Noctua NHD15?

    Here's my build: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/Js6mV6 RAM: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/kXbkcf/gskill-memory-f43200c16d32gvk Cooler: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/product/4vzv6h/noctua-cpu-cooler-nhd15 Case...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Please help - lost screws to the clips for my x370 board

    Hello all, I have an AsRock K4 X370 Fatal1ty and just bought a Ryzen 3700x with a Wraith Prism cooler to replace my Ryzen 1600 and Wraith Spire. Here's the problem, I don't have the screws anymore for the clips that the heatsink is supposed to attach to. I can't for the life of me find the...
  13. facebook01378

    Question Asus Rog Strix GL702ZC shutdown on any GPU stress

    Hello guys, so about a week ago, right before I went on my holidays I gave my laptop to a computer shop/service to have it cleaned out and re-pasted. The laptop in question is in the title while it's specs are: RX 580 4GB Ryzen 5 1600 8GB RAM Kingston 500Gb SSD + 1TB Samsung HDD Win 10x64 The...
  14. Question CPU Heatsink screw tilted / bent

    Alright, so here's the issue. The ONE SCREW does not align correctly. I believe this is because the Ryzen 5 heatsink may be defective. Is it defective like I think, or is there an easier way to fix this? All the other ones went in straight.