Water Cooling

Forum discussion tagged with Water Cooling.
  1. F

    Question CPU is constantly at 95c - 100c all the time, even on idle. What do I do?

    Hey guys, I've been using my new computer for about a year now and it was running wonderfully in this first year, below is a list of the specs --> -- CPU - i7-11700k GPU - 3080ti RAM - (2x16)32gb, 3600mhz PSU - 1050W CPU COOLING - MSI 360mm water cooling radiator MOBO - Z590m gaming x STORAGE -...
  2. Frozenjello_7

    Question System is overheating with Corsair H100I Elite Capellix liquid cooler installed ?

    I have a ryzen 5900x and a corsair h100I. The system has been overheating for a while, but usually very rarely. Now it is happening almost every time I play a mildly intensive game or any AAA titles for that matter. The temps reach 91C max and always run higher than 85 when playing a game. The...
  3. S

    [SOLVED] Alphacool AIO's

    I have an Eiswolf AIO on my RTX 3080, and a 360 AIO from EK on my CPU... im looking to downsize the 011D Evo i currently have to something like the Corsair 4000D. If i got something like the Alphacool Eisbaer Aurora LT240 CPU - Digital RGB (11678) and mounted that on the top of that case...
  4. throwaway27384

    Question Corsair H100i Pump Not Working ?

    I bought this cooler off of Facebook for $50. I set it up but I couldn't get the pump to work, as there's no pump detected in the BIOS and the CPU temperature rises to 95 C before throttling. I've attached a few images showing the setup, but I don't know what's wrong. -The SATA power and the USB...
  5. LuckyHood

    Question High CPU temperatures in everything ?

    Hello guys, I made a new system build. The specs are these: -CPU intel i7 13700kf -GPU Gigabyte RTX 3070 OC LHR -Motherboard Gigabyte B660 Gaming AX -PSU Seasonic G12 GM 750W 80+ Gold -Ram Corsair Vengeancee PRO 3200 mhz CL 16 -Cooler NZXT Kraken X73 -Storage, 1 TB Kingston, 1TB Samsung SSDs M2...
  6. Ferminator

    Question Water Cooling Push-Pull Fans Configuration ?

    Hi, I currently have a Corsair H60 liquid cooler (2013 version) strapped into my FX-9590 chip on an AM3+ platform (Gigabyte 990FXA UD3 R5). This particular cooler is 120mm which means smaller radiator and only supports up to 2 fans. As of right now, I am using a Gentle Typhoon 120mm fan in a...
  7. L

    [SOLVED] AIO working, but no lighting.

    I have a Coolermaster ML240L V2 RGB plugged into the JRGB header on my B550 Tomahawk, but none of the lights are on. It's my new second pc and my first time using an AIO.
  8. E

    Question PLS HELP!! Water cooling power issue!

    Can someone tel me if i have to return the cooler or is there an adapter to connect my motherboard and cpu pump Pcpart picker said everything was fine but the pump power cord is 3 pin hole side and the mother board had 4 pins but it also has a little blockage, am i supposed to remove that. How...
  9. S

    Question Air or water cooling for nr200 + i5 12600k

    I am building a mITX gaming pc. I have a z690m with a i5 12600k in the nr200. What cooling should I use? Water or aircooling? Budget is around 100 euros. Thank you in advance
  10. X

    Question My pc won't start after changing CPU and installing liquid cooler

    Hi, I installed a new processor (5800x3D) on my motherboard (ASUS Prime B450M-K) then plugged the water cooler (Masterliquid ML360R RGB) on my CPU. I installed all the parts then started windows 11. It booted finely. I used CPU-Z for bench and stress test. Everything seems okay. When the...
  11. Dima7king7

    Question Water leak testing with air

    I’m building my first system and I decided to go with soft water cooling. I got an air leak tester and after about 8-9 hours my pressure went down .1 bar. (Went from 10 psi to 9psi after 8-9 hours using a Corsair leak tester) I am not sure if there is a leak or am I overdoing the amount of time...
  12. T

    Question Ryzen 5600x with Liquid Cooling suddenly idling at 95 C

    Hi everyone, My CPU (Ryzen 5 5600x) is suddenly idling at 95°C with liquid cooler (Silverstone PF240). It was fine yesterday but it suddenly shutdown a while ago for some reason... When I turned it on back up, i heard an unusual bubble(?) Kind of noise for some seconds from the tubes of the...
  13. AntonioHimself

    [SOLVED] CPU Ramping up all fans

    This may be a really dumb question but is the CPU, whenever the temperature increases, meant to make not just the CPU fan ramp up but ALL the PC fans? i don't think I've had this issue before... asking because i have 6 fans (2 for water cooling) (4 pc fans) and as you can guess... it gets loud...
  14. YouBelongToOcean

    [SOLVED] Will Arctic Freezer II 240 a-rgb fit in Deepcool Matrexx 50?

    I was just wondering if the arctic freezer II 240 a-rgb would fit at the top of the deepcool matrexx 50 case (the case that doesn't come with fans)? Or is the combined thickness of the radiator and the fans on the aio too thick that it would get blocked by the motherboard or the ram? I am...
  15. Z

    Question Undervolt cpu how?

    Hey I got the i9 12900k and the temps run hot I want to undervolt it so I can better temps please help View: https://m.imgur.com/3sIxadV I’m a total noob at this so any help is appricate
  16. E

    [SOLVED] Inno3D 2080 Ti iChill Black cooling issue/replacement

    Hi everyone, I own an Inno3d 2080 Ti iChill Black graphic card. Link: https://www.inno3d.com/en/product_detail/page/56aa7eef1da667d00bad4bc2df21c7e1beee3a7c6ab7b7120f9506c96c7322da The radiator has been acting weird recently as it is not cooling the GPU properly. Half of the radiator is cold...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Water Cooling Loop Review

    Hey guys, I would like your opinions on my water cooling loop layout. Thanks
  18. Draco_alias

    [SOLVED] Is CPU to VGA waterblock better than VGA to CPU?

    Will it increase CPU temps? Like water gets hotter after cooling VGA and it cools CPU worse? Or it doesn’t work like that?
  19. Z

    Question My CPU suddenly started overheating after few months ?

    The titles pretty much sums it up. But I can tell you few more details. Even though the usage of my CPU is low, almost always below 50% the temperatures skyrocketed... From the usualy 40-60 °C . Suddenly I am getting 75+ And during some moments even so high like 90+ and EVEN 100 °C . I have...
  20. N

    [SOLVED] How would I install an AIO on to a GPU without screws ?

    So I recently purchased the ID-COOLING Iceflow VGA aio. I assumed that my 1080ti would be compatible with it, but the screws that came with the cooler are just too short. How would I mount the cooler onto the GPU without said screws? The screws go into a bracket that then connects to the cooler...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Suggestion regarding the reservoir size ?

    Hi guys, Finally got my hands on a 3080ti, and ready to build a new system. Here is what I plan to buy so far. EK-Quantum FE 3080 Waterblock EK-Velocity For AM4 CPU EK SE 360 Radiator EK SE 240 Radiator The case is Lianli PC-O11 XL. Since it is my first full DIY water cooling system, I was...
  22. Stryder2NPO

    [SOLVED] AMD FX-8350 Throttling, High CPU Temperature but low Core Temperature?

    Hello! I've got a problem with my rig throttling under heavy load despite individual core temps being below the threshold by a long shot. Rig Specs CPU: AMD FX-8350 MB: Asrock 970 Pro 3 R 2.0 RAM: DDR3 4GB Kingston HyperX 1026MHZ (X3) (12GB Total) Graphics Card: Nvidia Titan X GTX Cooler...
  23. R

    [SOLVED] Lian Li Lancool II Mesh AIO and front fan solution

    TL;DR 1. Are there any 360mm AIOs with long enough tubes to install them with tubes down in a Lian Li Lancool II Mesh? 2. Will a 280mm AIO + a 120mm fan fit in the front of a Lian Li Lancool II Mesh? 3. If the answer is Yes on question 1 and 2, which alternativ is better? (May need to read the...
  24. nikgenious

    [SOLVED] NZXT kraken X53 in a Lian li lancool ii mesh

    im looking to buy water cooling for my ryzen 2600 in this case the cooler NZXT kraken X53. I was wondering if this cooler is going to fit in my case which is the lian li lacoon ii mesh in top mounting position and what kind of degrees should i expect from this cooler.
  25. Master8305

    Question is this water block compatible with my graphic card

    On day one i managed to get a asus rog stix 3070 gaming?(is that what its called) on amazon , link, and wonder is it compatible with Hydro X Series XG7 RGB 30-SERIES STRIX GPU Water Block, link.
  26. J

    Question How can I tell where air is entering my water-cooling loop?

    I've got air entering my watercooling loop, causing the cpu block (which is the highest point that air can get trapped in my loop) to be constantly half-full as the water flows through the bottom half of the block only. When I tilt the case I can get rid of the air, but gradually within a few...
  27. C

    [SOLVED] Passively Cooling RAM and VRMs on a modern graphics card?

    I'm finally in a position where I can build a desktop, and was lucky enough to snag a 3070. I want to liquid cool my build primarily for aesthetic/fun project reasons with a secondary focus on performance and noise reduction. Therefore I'm going to build a primarily Barrow and alphacool loop...
  28. Rully7160

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to clean AIO Water Cooling Radiator using vacuum?

    It's been almost a year i got my first PC and it's cooling performance have been degrading with time, and i think it's because i didn't clean my radiator thoroughly (I always use a paint brush to clean it and blow it with my mouth), and i'm way too much of a newbie in PC hardware maintenance to...
  29. Z

    [SOLVED] Looking into build a custom liquid cooled loop for GPU and CPU

    To begin with, I sort of just want to do this for the aesthetic side of things, as stupid as that sounds. I'm thinking of rebuilding my PC to do this and so far the parts I've liked so far are: CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING ATM AM4 Memory: Corsair vengeance RGB...
  30. A

    Question help me choose 240mm AIO

    i want to upgrade from my 120mm radiator to 240mm, but i didn't know which one is better i have option that are : DeepCool Castle 240mm RGB v2, thermaltake TH240, Enermax Liqmax III 240 argb, Masterliquid 240 R, MSI MAG coreliquid 240r
  31. Matthew_korhan

    Question AIO RGB ON X58 PLATFORM

    Hi! I just bought and installed a deep cool gamaxx 240l v2 AIO on my system! But there is nowhere to plug in the 4 pin molex cable for the RGB as this platform doesn’t have RGB headers! (Or does it?) Was just wondering what my best solution is to get the lights working on this older platform...
  32. xJesserX

    [SOLVED] is this a decent aio

    hello, in my country we are running out of supply of good known brands cause of corona and i was wondering is this a decent aio to buy ? https://www.inter-tech.de/en/products/cooler/desktop-cpu-cooler/alseye-x120 " ALSEYE X120 – 120mm AiO water cooling The X120 AiO water cooling of the X...
  33. Hidechude

    [SOLVED] can an aquarium water pump be used as a water cooling system?

    i know that's a stupid and an awkward question. but i'm just curious.
  34. us.ez.pc

    [SOLVED] Parallel loop with Y-splitters?

    Hi! I'll start with specs: XSPC Raystorm Pro CPU block EK-FC1080 GTX TF6 GPU block Alphacool D5 Pump running at 3000 RPM HW Labs GTX 480 + HW Labs GTS 420 Radiators. So, after a lot of testing, I noticed that GPU reacts very well on increased flow, while the CPU doesn't care much. In the case...
  35. M

    Question cpu cooler for optiplex 3010 mt

    Hello again everyone, another question for my build. optiplex 3010 mt with a i5-3470, 8g ram, 600w psu, rx 580 and posting a link to my case https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H57N8SK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 so i would really like to get a better cooler then the stock...
  36. O

    [SOLVED] How much space does a radiator need?

    EDIT: Sorry this was supposed to be in 'Cooling' but I clicked the wrong thing. I'm currently designing a liquid-cooled Ncase M1 and I'm wondering how much space a radiator needs on either side. basically, if my setup is Fans, radiator, GPU, how much space would I need in between the radiator...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] Custom loop drain

    I bought a year ago my first custom water loop kit (EK-Waterblocks EK-KIT P360) and it's time the change the liquid but it has no drain port. I was wondering if I could turn the PC upside down and drain it from the top of the reservoir+pump combo? If I just put a fitting in the top + a piece of...
  38. Swagger502

    [SOLVED] Z390 motherboard question

    Hello guys I hope yall having nice day am new to this pc building thing (it's my first build). I have question regarding the z390 motherboard, so I bought case with 4 rgb fans and rgb water cooling ( rgb motor only) not the fans and the name of the water cooler is deepcool castle 240ex and I...
  39. richiestang_78

    Question Copper Pipe Tubing?

    I know people have done copper pipe tubing and it can be a pain to bend the pipes. I know you can buy softer copper that is more malleable but even then it seems like more trouble then its worth. My question is could you solder on fittings for bends and such, or would the solder used cause...
  40. H

    [SOLVED] Custom watercooling at high temperatures

    Hello, I have just built my first cutom water cooler I believe I've built it correctly The problem is, while idling the CPU temps goes arround 33-36C While gaming it goes to 70 instantaneous and stress testing it goes to 75-76C Here's the things i've tried so far: Check thermal compound and if...