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  1. Mezoxin

    Question Final Thoughts on Corsair Crystal 570X RGB before buying ?

    My Current Case Silverstone Raven R03 has been going strong for 7 years and delivering one of the best air cooling cases performance and it still tops most current cases in benchmarks done by gamernexus ( technically it was the older R02 , but they have very similar airflow design) , but the...
  2. D

    [SOLVED] RTX 2080 TI Windforce OC owners

    Would any Windforce owners care to detail their thermals under load (With clock speeds / ambient temperatures) Currently, my RTX reaches 80 Celcius with a 27ish ambient temps with a 1950mhz core, +500 Memory . Note that this is with the front panel off (as the Corsair 275r doesn't have a mesh...
  3. Emma92

    Question Removed "thermal band" from M.2 NVMe SSD on motherboard. Too bad?

    My motherboard, a ROG Z390F, came with a kind of thermal pad on the metal cover of the M.2 NVMe, you can see it on this video at min 2:40. View: Instead of removing the film protector in order to use it....I removed the whole thing...yes, it...
  4. Chrexolia112

    Question ideal OC temp for R9 3900x ?

    Hello, I got my R9 3900x to 4.3ghz all core stable at 1.34v. I use dark rock pro 4 (Ambient Temp = 25c ) CPU is usually sitting at 40-47c when I do some light works ( adobe xd, browsers etc ) 50-55c during gaming and 71-75c on cinebench Also I noticed the voltage drop to around 1.27v or...
  5. F

    Question XPS 15 9570 CPU throttles at 0.8GHz

    I recently bought a Dell XPS 15 9570 second-hand and the warranty has expired, so unfortunately unable to get a replacement. The problem is that about two thirds of the time, the CPU clock speed throttles to 0.79GHz and the whole system grinds to a near-halt: even using file explorer or a single...
  6. L

    Question Ryzen 7 3700x CPU package too hot?

    Hi All, Built my first gaming PC, so I am still really new to all of this stuff. I have a Ryzen 7 3700 x with the Wraith Prism installed which initially came with pre applied thermal paste.. CPU was between 35 - 50 idle and my cpu package (not sure what this even is) is usually between 35 -...
  7. 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...
  8. H

    Question Reapplied thermal paste three times cpu still overheating?

    So I bought a ryzen 2600 about 2 weeks ago. I obviously messed up the installation and thermal paste the first time I dont doubt that. However the second and third time applying the thermal paste it for some reason kept running hot. The first time it ran at 99 so I quickly shut off the computer...
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    Question AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Thermal Issues

    I have an R5 2600 at stock clock speeds in my current build, and I'm having some issues with its temperatures under load. Idle, it sits at around 45 C, but under load in-game, I've seen it get up to 91 C. That's just when I started monitoring it, I'm quite sure it's gotten higher than that...
  10. V

    [SOLVED] i7 9700k with kraken m22 temps?

    Hi, last day I buy new configuration and its I7 9700k and I pair with cooler m22 kraken, can somebody tell me the temps on load cpu gaming bf5 for ex. or on prime95? I want to compere because I leave the pre applied paste on my m22 do I need to change to another past or its ok like this...
  11. UKickAss

    Question Gigabyte X570 Aorus PRO Chipset fan very very loud

    Hey, while i was playing skyrim on my new ryzen 3rd gen pc i noticed what seemed to be some coil whine coming from my pc. So i go back to my desktop and i could still hear it. So my first thought was that it might be the aio pump but after unplugging the pump while at idle the noise persisted...
  12. R

    Question Are these temps normal?

    So, I just bought a WD RE3 1TB for my rig (yes it's enterprise, but was cheap and works perfectly fine). But I'm curious if these temps are good or do I need to take some action: When idle: 45 C/113 F Under load for 30 minutes straight: 50 C/ 122 F Room temperature is 30 C/ 86 F. Thanks in...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Good thermal paste for CPU and GPU?

    I want a good and not expensive thermal paste that I can safely use in my gpu and CPU (safely= avoiding short-circuit)
  14. A

    Question I bought a new Hp omen 15 with rtx 2070 and i7 9Th gen. And it overheats constantly.

    So i bought this laptop not even a week ago. (Hp omen with rtx 2070 and i7 9th gen) And im having heating issues. Temps are in range of 85-95c during gaming and about 55-70 during casual stuff like browsing , movies and stuff. Is there any way to reduce these temps so as to not to risk the life...
  15. Ordan

    Question What part of windows controls CPU throttling?

    I dont wanna get too detailed about my tests but to summarize i have hard proof of windows throttling CPU and linux doesnt do that and at the moment i am trying to find out what part of windows, or switches or whatever controls this throttling, with no limitations on maximal stress temperature...
  16. [SOLVED] Thermal Throttling with the i7-7700k

    When playing demanding games, or even just running a stress test, Thermal Throttling occurs regularly for me. In this pic you can see the chips' behavior (taken while running around in circles in a city in Assassins Creed: Odyssey): The chip starts to throttle itself even though the absolute...
  17. B

    Question GTX 1080 Ti Founders vs Reference clock speeds

    Hi guys, I'm sure that there is a very detail thread somewhere around here regarding this topic however I couldn't personally find anything completely relevant to my case. So this goes out to all of the 1080 Ti owners. I've recently upgraded from a 1060 6GB to a 1080 Ti Founders Edition second...
  18. velocci

    Question why do we need thermal glue?

    HI all, I know this is a stupid question, but why do we need thermal glue between the cpu and heatsink? the bottom of the heatsink is flat and so is the cpu. why not just put the HSF directly on the cpu?
  19. C

    Question which motherboard for 2700x

    Im going to be building a new pc sometime soon and have a few questions, one pertaining mostly to motherboards, the other would be power supply and ram related. Im going to be getting a 2700x cpu, and have done some research on which motherboards would be good and which ones not so much, and...
  20. M

    Question i5 8300H vs i7 8750H thermal throttling

    Hi, I would like some advice on choosing a laptop. I'm trying to choose between an i5 8300H and a i7 8750H, the laptop is exactly the same accept for the processors on the Lenovo Legion Y530. The price difference between the i5 and i7 version is about 10%, I read a comment about how it's not a...
  21. S

    Question For better thermals on a laptop, do I get a cooling or better thermal paste?

    My laptop CPU get in high 80s when gaming for a while, due to the surface it’s on. My glass desk doesn’t allow it to get air very well, if I put it on it’s back and let it get more air from my room, my temps decrease by around 10°C. I will try and get both thermal paste and a cooling pad but for...
  22. MrClassicT

    Build Advice [project laptop] CPU swap help

    Hello everyone Few days ago I picked up a I7-2670qm for my old laptop [ Medion Akoya P6634 ]. The idea was to swap this CPU with my old I3-2350m. Since I've recently been using that laptop as my little project to revive it as much as possible... When I got the "new" CPU, I replaced it, and...
  23. [SOLVED] CPU Throttling in Games but not in Stress Tests

    Hi All, This is my first post here. I have scoured the internet for a solution for this but to no avail. Anyways, I have the GTX 1070 equipped MSI Trident 3 with an Intel i7-7700, and a 330W external PSU. After successfully managing a stable undervolt of -165mV, and running a stress test on...
  24. G

    Question Does spread spectrum clocking degrade a CPU's performance and cause it to operate at higher temperatures?

    Does spread spectrum clocking cause a CPU to operate at higher temperatures? If so, why? Spread spectrum clocking minutely varies a CPU's clock speed to spread out RFI to meet FCC and EU guidelines. I disabled spread spectrum in my BIOS, and my CPU is running ~20°C cooler! I also noticed that...
  25. J

    Question Does thermal paste on stock cooler becomes yellow

    So today i bought a new CPU cooler whose seal was opened by shopkeeper to show me contents of box. When i opened the box at home i saw that thermal paste on that stock cooler was little yellowish in colour and looks dirty and applied more than what should be. Manufacturing is mid 2018. Can...
  26. gear999

    Question i7 4770 overheating on stock cooler

    Hey all, I haven't been here for a while. I recently purchased my friend's old i7 4770 (non-K) off of him to pop in my PC just as a small update. I installed it tonight with the stock cooler (don't have any other ones) and I just hit 99c while playing Apex Legends for a duration of 5 minutes...
  27. J

    [SOLVED] Is this PC good for 900$?

    Here is the pc I built not really based on looks, but I wanted some RGB in it since it has a side panel. If you`ve got some better ideas post them down below, but my absolute maximum budget is 1000$. Thanks for reading, jAAklis
  28. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] Trouble cooling a 60W Xeon

    I got a mobo bundle for one of my friends, it included a Supermicro server mobo, a Xeon L5640 and some RAM. Unfortunately, it came with a very small passive cooler, which wasn't enough to cool the Xeon, so I recommended him getting a freezer 13, the most affordable block cooler. It does a good...
  29. S

    Question I had to reinstall cpu cooler

    Hello, everyone I'm new to pc building. Today i built my first pc and i'm really excited about it. I haven't installed windows yet, but i checked the bios and everything looks ok. The problem is that i had to unscrew and remove the wraith stealth cooler with the pre-applied thermal paste right...
  30. D

    Which gaming laptop

    Hello, I'm looking for a gaming laptop with the following specs; GTX 1060 and i5 8300H or i7 8750. The CPU shouldn't matter all that much, just depending on the price (I've read they both are sufficient for gaming). I have read that the 1060 is superior over the 1050 Ti. I have found 3 laptops...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] PC Sounds Like a Jet Engine at Low Temperatures.

    I recently build a mini-itx system cooled by the h100i v2, the fans get rather loud during games which is expected but keep going after i've closed the game. Speedfan shows CPU to be less than 30 degrees, gpu is around 45 and hd0 (im assuming hard disk 0 which is m.2 ssd) is hovering at high...
  32. J

    Question Sapphire Nitro R9 380X 4GB Thermal problems

    Hi to everyone, around two months I buy a R9 380X, and today, viewing the temps, I see an unusual temps, 45ºC Idle , 92ºC playing FarCry 5. I change the thermal compound and the temps go down only 2ºC. My Specs are: i5 4440, 16Gb DDR3 HyperX, 240 GB SSD HyperX, 750W 80 plus Thermaltake PSU...
  33. V

    [SOLVED] Hypothetical Laptop Mod for Increased OC

    In a hypothetical situation, what are the best things I could do to make a laptop better suited for Overclocking? Better thermal paste? Water cooling? Are there any water coolers designed for laptops? How about external water coolers, if that exists? Thx in advance! Sorry if it's worded badly...
  34. D

    Better choice and value? EVGA 1070 ti vs EVGA 1080

    Hi, I am currently using EVGA 770 SC ACX, 2GB GPU. Now, I'm planning to upgrade. I was planning to get the EVGA 1080 SC (08G-P4-6183) but I couldnt find where I can get. I now have these option: EVGA GTX 1070 Ti SC GAMING (08G-P4-5671-KR)...
  35. J

    GTX 1050TI or GTX 1060 3GB

    Im looking for a card that can run games smoothly either ultra or high at 60fps
  36. R

    144hz or 75hz

    Hello, i need some help from you guys, i mostly play Wow, Wot and some Fortnite. Is there any good budget monitor you can suggest for me? I don't know real difference in these games between 75hz and 144hz monitors.
  37. I

    wifi router help please

    Recently the internet companies in my area have been battling by raising the base speed they offer now to 100 Mbps. Even though my net is 100 Mbps when running speed tests I was getting 50-60 max.. this was over WiFi so I went and bought some Ethernet cat6 cables and a powerline adapter even...
  38. B

    windows 7 shuts down when I hit restart

    windows 7 shuts down when I hit restart. It works fine and starts up fine when I hit the start button. Problem is when I hit restart after any installation it just shuts down. Toshiba Satellite T135-S1310WH
  39. D

    Nvidea driver keeps messing up. Changing resolution and not showing 4k.

    This is getting on my nerves. I have 4k resolution set. When I turn on my computer it goes to 1080p 30hz and no 4k resolutions on the panel. Installing fresh drivers fixes it but comes back once in a wile. Also the control panel doesn't show up on the taskbar. I used to fix it with a youtube fix...
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    Out Of Video Space Problem

    I was playing games with my GTX 1050 2gb. While I was trying to change some stuff for fps boost I did something to video memory. Now when I try to start the game I played yesterday, it says "your computer appears to be out of video memory"