Page 3 - Forum discussion tagged with Noctua.
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    Question Can I use Noctua's fans to replace Supermicro's fans?

    Hello. I have a Supermicro server, but it is too noisy. The fans it uses are 80mm 12V 3A 13k RPM. The server is not running at 100% all the time, so I plan to use the Noctua 80mm fans to replace the original Supermicro fans. What I concern is, Supermicro's fans are running at 12V 3A, while the...
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    [SOLVED] Help me identify what model is this noctua cooler.

    Hi !So my friend gave my this noctua cooler but he doesn't know any details. Can you help me find out what model it is and if is compatible with an AM4 socket because it might be an older model. Cooler pics: View:
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 3700X build - Components compatibility

    Hello fellow companions, this is my first post here :) I was hoping you could give me some feedback about the compatibility and/or alternatives to my build. Right now it looks like this: Motherboard Asus Prime X470-PRO CPU AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz AM4 BOX CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D15 RAM...
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    [SOLVED] Noctua-D15h in a Rosewill S500 case

    Hey all, The title is pretty self explanatory for what I'm asking. Can a Noctua-D15h fit in a Rosewill S500 case? I'm trying to cool an I7-8700k and OC it and I want to use this cooler for it, but it's hard to find any info whether this Rosewill case will fit it. Ive measured from the cpu...
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    [SOLVED] Noctua u14s vs Be Quiet Dark Rock 4 -- better heatpipe? (desconsider the fans)

    Which one has better heatpipe for cooling ? I can change the fans, so I would like to know which one has a better heatpipe. They have the same weight, thought Dark Rock is larger. I am talking about dark rock 4, not the pro version.
  6. Z

    Question Which Air cooler is better?

    Can you please suggest me good coolers but under £70. My cpu is i7 8700 and the graphic card will be RTX 2060. I cant decide but have three companies in mind that either Noctua, Cooler Master or Cryorig H5 or CR-H7A. Thanks.
  7. Robby Shorts

    [SOLVED] Need help finding good cooler for a i7-9700K

    Hi all, I'm most likely going to get a 9700K pretty soon and I think I need to upgrade my current CPU cooler (hyper 212 evo) to something that cools my CPU down much better. I've heard that some really good CPU coolers out there include the Noctua NH-D15, be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 and etc. Only...
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    [SOLVED] Noctua NH-D15S or Be quiet Dark Rock Pro 4

    I need to buy an air cooler for my 2700x, because is running quiet hot here in the summer ( Spain). Both of coolers are around 80€ at Amazon. DRP4: 3 years warranty, quiter, better looking NH-D15S: 6 years warranty, a little bit louder than DRP4, almost same cooling performance, ugly as hell. I...
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    [SOLVED] Heatsink size

    Hi fellas, got a question for people with a little experience surrounding heatsinks for your CPU. I'm looking to start a build in a Fractal Design Node 202. For those not familiar with this case, it only provides a maximum cpu cooler clearance of about 56-58mm according to what I have read, and...
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    Question noctua nh-d15s vs dark rock 4?

    Hi, my pc case only allows for a cooler as tall as 160mm, the noctua nh-d15 is 165mm meaning i can only fit the noctua nh-d15s which is slightly smaller at 160mm with one fan. similarly the dark rock pro 4 is over 160mm but the dark rock 4 is 160mm again slightly smaller with one fan. Both of...
  11. R

    Question PC not booting up after swapping CPU cooler

    Hi! So I bought a noctua NH-D15 to replace my stock ryzen wraight cooler, when I was taking the wraight cooler off the cpu came out with it, and i noticed that maybe 2-3 pins were bent, i straightened them with a tiny screwdriver and the cpu was able to fit back into the socket, secured it into...
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    Question Controlling the CPU fan speed in ASUS BIOS

    Hello, I just built my system and want to do a bit of overclocking. I have a 9700k, an ASUS Z390I, and a Noctua L9I. I wanted to do some light overclocking, but I can't find how to change the CPU fan speed in the ASUS BIOS. Thanks for all feedback.
  13. AndrewFreedman

    News Noctua Shows Off Fanless CPU Cooler, 140mm A-Series Fan and More

    At Computex, Noctua showed off a number of upcoming cooling technologies, including a Fanless CPU cooler and its 140mm A-series fan. Noctua Shows Off Fanless CPU Cooler, 140mm A-Series Fan and More : Read more
  14. velocci

    Question cinebench R20 score

    Hi all, I built my PC. it has an i7-9700k at stock speed using the noctua NH-D15s cooler. the cinebench R20 score was 3689 and the temperature of the CPU reached 64 degrees celcius. does that sound right?
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    [SOLVED] Will hyper x predator fit under the Nd15?

    The Nd15 has clearance of 32 mm and on amazon hyper x predator has a height of 31mm and on website has height of 41mm, idk which is correct so will appreciate the answer!
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    [SOLVED] Should I wait for Ryzen 3000?

    Atm I'm going to buy a r7 2700, but I am wandering if I should wait and buy a r7 3700 because the 3700x is supposed (don't know for sure) to hit th 5ghz mark with 12 cores, since the 2700 is £200 rn witch is a pretty good deal, I'm gonna be doing alot of gaming and video editing and...
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    Question Noctua nh-d15 or Dark rock pro 4 for Core i9 9900k

    Hey guys, I have recently purchased a Intel core i9 9900k and i am looking for an air cooler. After hours of mind numbing toil i have shortlisted 2 cpu coolers : 1. Noctua nh-d15 2. Dark rock pro 4 However i have not able to find a true comparison between them. Could you guys please...
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    Question Noctua nh-d15 or Cooler Master ma620p for Core i9 9900k

    Hey guys, I have recently purchased an Intel core i9 9900k and i am looking for an air cooler. After hours of mind numbing toil i have shortlisted 2 cpu coolers : Noctua nh-d15 Cooler master ma620p However i have not able to find a true comparison between them. Could you guys please suggest...
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    Question Enermax D.F. Pressure as intake fans

    I've got two Noctua NF A15s that I won't be using since I'll be buying Chromax NFA15s for my NH D15. I'm trying to sell of the NF A15s but I only managed to find a guy wants to trade them out for three Enermax D.F. Pressure fans. I'll be using the Enermax fans as intake fans if I go through...
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    Question Cooling Overclocked - i5 9600k

    I'm a first time PC builder and was wondering what a good cooler for an i5 9600k would be. I often run long operations through Adobe products (LR, PS, PR) and CaptureOne and am hoping to have a constant overclock of 4.6ghz without exceeding 75C. I've heard many great things about Noctua...
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    Question Will the Noctua U-12S SE-AM4 have enough RAM clearance for Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro?

    What it says on the tin. As far as I can see on basic searching on Google even though the Corsair Vengeance Pro (to be specific the 16GB [2X8GB] DDR4 3000MHZ C15 black one) has a higher height than other RAM sticks, Noctua's U12S SE-AM4's size should still have enough clearance as long as I use...
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    [SOLVED] Bequiet! Silent Wings 3 vs Noctua NF-F12

    So in short I'm looking for silent 120mm fans (2) for my radiator. Not sure which one of these to choose because of there is rather conflicting statements about each in some places. Officially according to website stats the Silent Wings should be a db or two quieter than the Noctua ones and...
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    Question Noctua nf-A12 and nf-A14 problems using 'Y' splitter.

    Hello, I've bought theese awesome two PWM fans for my mini-itx case: Noctua Fan Chromax Black Swap PWM NF-A14 140mm (max PWM speed 1200rpm); Noctua Fan NF-A12x25 120mm PWM 120mm (max PWM speed 1500). My motherboard Gigabyte GA-z170n-Wifi has 1 PWM 4-pin for CPU and 1 4-pin PWM for fans. I've...
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    [SOLVED] Scythe Fuma vs Scythe Mugen 5 vs Noctua NH-D15 vs Noctua NH-D15s

    Hello, I'm building my first pc, this is what I have (I' ll overclock): -MSI z370 gaming pro carbon -Intel I7 8700k (delid) -Asus RTX 2080 Dual OC -BitFenix whisper M 650W -Intel SSD 660P 1TB -2x 3TB 7200rpm HDD in RAID 1 (so my data it's safe) After some researches I ended up with these four...
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    Question Best fan setup for Air cooling 9900K with Phanteks p600s

    Hey guys, I have a question regarding the best fan setup for the Phanteks P600S. I built my first pc and I loved it. Main Parts: Case: Phanteks P600S (has removable front panel to increase airflow) Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU: 9900K GPU: RTX 2070 The case comes with 3 140mm Phanteks fans...
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    Question i7 9700K Noctua NH-D15 running hot!!?

    Hey, so I've sold my previous i7 9700K build and got a new one. i7 9700K RTX 2080 ASUS ROG Strix OC ASUS ROG STRIX Z390 Gaming F 16gb G.skill 3200mhz Noctua NH-D15 EVO 970 m.2 EVO 860 Toshiba 2TB HDD Corsair RMX 750 Nanoxia Deep silence 5 rev b. Full tower with 4 140mm fans. The cpu...
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    Question Where should I spend my left budget on?

    I'm building a PC to study about web development, below is the list of component: CPU : Core i7 8700 Motherboard : Asus ROG Strix H370-F RAM : Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8GB Cooler : Deepcool Gammax GT Storage : WDC Blue PC SSD 500GB PSU : BeQuiet System Power U9 600W Monitor : LG 24MK600 Keyboard...
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    Question System Hard crashing After 30 minutes of gaming

    I know there are a few threads on this and I have read through most of them and I am unsure if they are related to my problem or not. Recently My computer has been hard crashing after about 30 minutes of playing a game. By hard crashing I mean sound stops working, the game freezes, everything...
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    Question i7 4770k Haswell Prime95 26.6 vs 29.xx

    Hi, I’ve been trying to overclock my i7 4770k on the newest version of Prime but couldn’t get it stable on 4.3 at 1.250volts, temps were really high on my Corsair H100i pro. I installed the 26.6 version instead and now the overclock is stable and doesn’t rise above 75c in temps, How come...
  30. kalechip35

    Question how to work fan led if it is 3 pin and the motherboard has only 4

    I have a masterbox q300l and a aorus b450m and the led in the q300l is not turning on because there is no 3 pin connectors on my mobo HELP.
  31. C

    Question Why is Windows making beeping sounds?

    Hello everyone, Occasionally windows will beep (in the operating system through pc speakers, not in post). The beeps sound like morse-code, but all the beeps are the same in duration and pitch. The number of beeps can differ however. In the most recent case I got five to seven beeps when trying...
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    Question Is this symptoms of my SSD failing?

    Hey guys, Here is what is happening. I've had my PC I built for approximately 5 years. I have a SSD drive in it. I'm not sure if that is the issue, but I'll describe what is going on that just recently started happening last week. When I turn my PC on, and I get to the login screen (I have...
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    Question Is it okay to turn off the Power Supply when in not use?

    I just always shut off the power supply when I am not using the computer. I use a lot for gaming and browsing research purposes. I have a good high end rig and I wonder if shutting down the PSU power button daily would reset the CMOS battery? A worker at a computer shop told me that it resets...
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    Question Is it normal for my laptop cpu to go above the base speed on startup?

    Whenever I start my laptop the fan is always really noisy and the CPU is always running at about 3.5ghz while the base speed is 2.9ghz. It goes down after a while and I was just wondering if this was normal.
  35. Iqbalrafi

    Question Can i upgrade to gtx 1050ti

    Hey, my mobo is H61M-A My specs Gt 1030 4GB Ram I7-2700K I want to upgrade my graphic card it support or not?
  36. obi1kenobi

    Question what monitor to get

    Hi all I’m looking to get another monitor I currently have a Samsung U28E590D 28" Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) 60Hz LED AMD FreeSync 1MS (GTG) Monitor and I’m in productivity and video editing and I find there’s not much space on my screen. Do I go dual setup or ultrawide?I do game aswell and I’m...
  37. J

    Question Samsung 860 evo ssd for Lenovo y50

    Hello, I am planning to upgrade from hdd to ssd on my Lenovo y50-70 laptop. It currently has a 1 TB HDD (not an SSHD) and I plan on replacing it with a Samsung 860 evo 1 TB Ssd. My question is: Is this ssd compatible with my laptop? And if it is, will I be getting the full speed capacity of...
  38. L

    [SOLVED] My first PC build, is it good?

    Hello there, Im building a PC for the first time and i plan to buy all the parts next week but im still not sure about all the components. Anyway here is what i got: CPU - Ryzen 5 2600 MoBo - Gigabyte - B450 AORUS ELITE (MSI Tomahawk is out of stock) GPU - Sapphire - Radeon RX 580 8 GB NITRO+...
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    Question FPS difference between 1080p and 900p gaming?

    If i a play a game at 65fps(ultra) in 1080p, then at what fps i will play th same at 900p(ultra). What is the average fps difference between 1080p and 900p gaming at ultra settings?
  40. bilalawan916

    Question bios update within windows 10 ? how

    hi I have heard there is a way to update your pc bios from your windows. so you dont have to flash your bios etc... anyone know a thing about this and how to do it ? i have a hp mobo and want to update it so my GPu can work with it... thanks