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  1. Griffyn

    [SOLVED] Noctua NH-L9i RAM clearance

    I'm looking into possibly doing a Mini ITX build in the DAN A4-SFX, and I've seen a lot of people recommend the Noctua NH-L9i as a great cooler, but I'm not sure if it will fit with the RAM I have in a Mini ITX system. I'm going to use an older CPU and RAM I have, so the RAM is the Corsair...
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    [SOLVED] Question about Fan control and Fan hub(s).

    Hello! I want to improve my airflow in my PC and I want to be able to control it. My PC build is: CPU: i9-10900 (non-K) CPU COOLER: NOCTUA NH-D15 (with 2 Noctua fans that it came with) GPU: MSI 3090 GAMING X TRIO RAM : 2 x 16GB CORSAIR VENGEANCE 3200MHZ MOTHERBOARD: ASROCK Z490 TAICHI PC CASE...
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    [SOLVED] Does having a 3pin AIO pump connected to CPU_OPT get full voltage if the CPU_FAN is 4 pin PWM?

    Hi, I have a 4pin PWM noctua F12 as a radiator fan in the CPU_FAN header and the corsair H60 AIO (3 pin) pump in the CPU_OPT headerm my motherboard is asus z87-pro. My CPU_FAN RPM is controlled by the CPU temps detected on my motherboard (using Fan Xpert). Does the pump AIO receive full voltage...
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    [SOLVED] How can I set a minimum CPU_FAN speed on my 4pin PWM radiator fan

    Hi, I have a corsair H60 AIO with a noctua F12 (4 pin PWM) radiator fan and my MOBO is Asus Z87-Pro. The AIO is plugged into the CPU_OPT header and the Noctua F12 fan in the CPU_FAN header. When I boot my pc I get a BIOS error saying CPU fan error because on startup my CPU fan is only running...
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    Question Positive pressure? Help with placements

    I have a fractal meshify s2 that I am looking to add more cooling too. I am Noctua everything at the moment with current setup 10700K + U14S single fan 2x140mm NFA14 intake 1x140mm NFA14 exhaust I strictly game+stream and during 1080p Warzone games while streaming my CPU is about 69-77C I have...
  6. ten160

    Question Which noctua cooler to get?

    I'm picking a cooler for a 9900k. Planning on not only OC'ing it to 5 ghz on all cores, but also want to keep using the cooler when I upgrade to intel's 12th gen i9 cpu. My picks are either the NH-D15, the NH-U12A, the NH-U12s, and the NH-U14s. I've looked at every comparison benchmarks I could...
  7. Question Corsair H150i RGB Pro XT (AIO CPU Cooler) - Can't change fan speeds ?

    Hi there, I installed my Corsair H150i RGB Pro XT last night. Selected hardware specs for reference: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS Micro ATX AM4 Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL18 Memory Case: Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic ATX Full...
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    Question Noctua NF-A14 PWM vs Silent Wings 3 Hi-Speed for silence ?

    Hey everyone! I recently made a new build and I have a Lian Li Lancool II Mesh Performance, so far no complaints other than the fans which rattle like crazy so I'll be upgrading them. Basically I've looked at either the NF-A14 and the Silent Wings 3 (PWM) and I have no idea which to buy. I...
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    Question [Ryzen 5 5600X] Upgrading PC - Need compatibility review and recommendations to improve my selected components

    PCPartPicker Part List CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $325.00) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 64.95 CFM CPU Cooler (Purchased For $0.00) Motherboard: MSI B550M PRO-VDH WIFI Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($108.99 @ Amazon) Memory: *G.Skill Flare X Series 16 GB (2 x 8...
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    Question How to power more fans than the motherboard supports?

    Hello! For my build, I am going to be getting the Gigabyte Aorus x570 Elite It has 4 fan headers: CPU_FAN CPU_OPT SYS_FAN1 SYS_FAN2 I will be using a Corsair 4000D AirFlow case, which comes with 2 of the Corsair AirGuide 120mm Fans. I am also using Noctua NH-D15 82.5 CFM CPU Cooler, and 2 of the...
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    [SOLVED] PWM Fan Controller for mixed size fans 120/140mm

    Hello, I have 9 Noctua iPPC fan's in the case for cooling and air flow. It's a mix of 140's and 120's 120's : NF-F12 industrialPPC-3000 PWM (https://noctua.at/en/nf-f12-industrialppc-3000-pwm) 140's: NF-A14 industrialPPC-3000 PWM (https://noctua.at/en/nf-a14-industrialppc-3000-pwm) I am...
  12. Question Is it normal?,Backplate mounting noctua/id-cooling

    Hi, I have an id-cooling 224 xt and the Backplate is resting over the stock backplate of the mother, not over the 4 corners, in what I assume has a 4 white nylon washers, this backplate is the same as the one provided by Noctua, I just hand tighten everything by hand and a slightly with...
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    Question Question about the Noctua NH-L9x65. Help?

    My case is too small for a normal tower CPU cooler so I got this one, but I'm a little confused on the direction the fan is suppose to face. Is it suppose to blow air onto the heatsink or away from it? I asked around but someone told me that its suppose to blow air away from the heatsink...
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    Question Does Noctua Future proof their coolers?

    Hey guys, I'm in the market for a midrange/cheap air cooler for my 10850K while I wait for my Arctic Silver 360MM. I noticed Noctua still sells the DH-15. The first time I saw those fans I think was back in 2014? Somehow they still sell them and they are still the top performers. Unless I'm...
  15. taughducky

    Question Is it better cheaper Air cooler with noctua fans, or just completely noctua nh-u12s

    Hey guys, im building PC with r5 3600 CPU, and looking for a CPU air cooler and stumble upon noctua nh-u12s chromax ($85) but its expensive and so I search for alternative like CM212 and ID cooling SE 224 XT black, and saw a bunch of great review for SE 224xt and only lack behind u12s by a...
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    [SOLVED] Replace stock case fans with Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm?

    Hey guys, is it worth upgrading all of my stock fans? Currently, I'm using the stock fans of my case ( Phanteks P600S, 2 140mm in the front as intake, 1 140mm in the rear as exhaust, nothing at the top) and I'm thinking of removing all of them and putting 3 Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm in the...
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    [SOLVED] What fans to put at the top of my case??

    Hello, I would like to ask you what fans should I put at the top of my case. I was thinking about putting 2 x Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm as exhaust at the top. Would it be better if I put them as intake? Is there a better fan than Noctua NF-A15 HS-PWM 140mm top case fan? ( And cost less than...
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    Noctua NF-F12 vs Corsair ML120

    Hey everyone. I'm looking to swap my SP120s on my Corsair H100i AIO, since they're getting old and kind of noisy. I can't decide between the Noctua NF F12 and the ML120. Both have descent CFM and static pressure. The ML should be better (and looks better) But I heard they are much more noisy...
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    Question Question about Noctua's NH-U12A installation

    Hello everyone, I hope you're doing fine. I'm writing this post because I've noticed in many different videos and pictures that the Noctua NH-12UA heatsink was always installed having a specific direction in mind. What so happens is that I installed my cooler in the exact opposite way, compared...
  20. Awesomlego

    [SOLVED] Best 155mm CPU cooler?

    I currently have a Corsair H115i (slightly older one but not like super old), but it just isn't keeping up at the noise levels I want and I've been having issues with the fans/pump working with iCue. The whole experience of using an AIO has not been great, so I think I want to go to an air...