Water Cooling

Forum discussion tagged with Water Cooling.
  1. Minky7

    [SOLVED] NZXT X61 Fan RPM Not Controlled By CAM?

    I'm having an issue with my NZXT X61, I've had some issues previously, but none related to this. This time (after a case swap, everything is plugged in correctly), no matter what I set the fan speed percentage to in the CAM software the fans continue to run at 1200-1350 RPM. It's rather annoying...
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    Question Best liquid cooler for this setup

    I have a Deepcool Tessaract case, Asrock AB350 Gaming motherboard, AMD Ryzen 1500X CPU, and MSI GTX 1050 Ti 4G OC GPU. What is the best water cooler to use for both my CPU and GPU?
  3. Question Sheet & coil

    How effective at radiating heat would be a ~8 x 12" thin copper sheet with a fastened thin copper pipe in a coil fashion? After doing the former, I'd take a copper-color suitcase with a recess then place the sheet so the piping would be like with 2 holes at the bottom (just like the former...
  4. Crashman

    News EK Launches New Monoblock for Asus ROG Strix Z390-I

    Because Mini-ITX can never have too many fans. EK Launches New Monoblock for Asus ROG Strix Z390-I : Read more
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    Question Watercooling extremely loud

    Hi, About 6 months ago I bought a custom built PC, which was assembled in company and sent to me. About a week ago water cooling system started to get really loud. Noise is similar to vibrating sound. At first I wasn´t so aware of it, but now it´s really annoying. What do you think it is and...
  6. Amedinno

    [SOLVED] Overheating 4690k with H60

    Hi, im new into the overclocking world and was just messing around with my CPU and digging through the forums and wanted to try out overclocking I have a i5 4690k with H60 for cooling and I was just wondering is 4.3GHz @1.205V a good overclock and why my cpu temperatures go up to 100 degrees...
  7. byler47

    [SOLVED] What is the best liquid CPU cooler around 100-140$?

    Pretty much just what the title says. I'm looking for a 280 mm specifically. What are your recommendations?
  8. Arminius537

    Question How hot is too hot?

    So I just purchased a new PC and I've been doing some testing with it because this is my first PC to have water cooling for both the CPU and the video card. My thoughts are that the ambient temp inside the case could hamper the water cooling, or am I overthinking things...? The case has a...
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    Build Advice a mistake for AIO water cooling

    I strongly advise you to read manuals of your AIO water cooler before doing this (I used Corsair H100i V2). this is the mistake that i made as a newbie and now found my stupid mistakes. If the manual says to plug pump cable into CPU_FAN header you should just do that. ignore PUMP header...
  10. daxmashburn

    Question What case/power sup should I get?

    I have a z370 A Pro mobo, i7 8700k, and a GTX 1660Ti. I've wanted to get started with water cooling since my system is so temperature demanding. I bought a corsair h110i 280mm cooler. I was informed that my current mid tower case is not big enough to fit my cooler in. I first looked at the...
  11. corndog1836

    [SOLVED] Is my custom loop good enough for my new build with i9 9900k and 1080ti FTW3 ?

    I'd like to know if my cooling solution which I have my current system will be good enough for the 9900 k and my 1080ti and possibly be upgrading to 3080ti or whatever it's called when it comes out? Yes I will be overclocking? Proposed new build and will be keeping all other parts on my current...
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    Question H110i GTX - 100% fans at 40°

    I have an FX 8350 undervolted to 1.264V at 4.0GHz, and my H110i GTX is brilliant until the liquid gets to 38°, then the fans jump repeatedly between a slow speed and 100%, then stay at 100% once the liquid reaches 40°. This is really annoying as I thought the liquid could safely get much hotter...
  13. How To Quietly Chill: How to Install a Graphics Card Water Block

    Installing a water block on an expensive graphics card can be daunting. We'll walk you through the process of putting an Alphacool block on an RTX 2080 Ti. Read more here. ZAK STOREY Zak Storey is an editor at Tom's Hardware specializing in system-building, liquid-cooling and overclocking.
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    Question 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...
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    Question PC crashes on shutdown/restart

    Have just build a new intel PC today and am having some issues when it comes to shutting down. Whenever I click restart or shutdown, my PC crashes and freezes right before switching off. I can always see the windows shutdown animation for a few seconds before it abruptly crashes. This will...
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    Question Pc upgrage cpu or gpu cost/performance

    Current cpu/graphics: Intel Core i5 3470 (4 core, 3.1 GHz)/MSI 1060 6gb Upgrade alternative 1: Intel Core i5 ->Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake () hexa core 3.7 GHz Upgrade alternative 2:MSI 1060 6gb -> RTX 2060 6gb What alternative would give me more general performance
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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...
  18. Question Monochrome LCD merged with traditionl LCD?

    Idea popped in my head while looking at my backlit watch, why not merge the monochrome lcd technology used in watches with traditional LCD displays to create true blacks. You'd have the monochrome and color lcd sandwiched together, allowing to turn each pixel black. For even more contrast their...
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    Question Is a server gpu necessary for my internet cafe?

    I currently have an internet cafe with 60 pc however, i feel like the server is struggling because when gaming the pc lags even though the Cpu usage barely goes above 50% anf the ram at 60% The specs are as follows Intel Core i5 6400 Windows 7 64 bit 2tb hdd 256gb ssd 48gb ddr4 ram 500w enlight...
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    Question Which monitor is the best?

    1. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-24-led-fhd-freesync-monitor-black/5591926.p?skuId=5591926 2. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-25x-24-5-led-fhd-monitor-gray-green/6280605.p?skuId=6280605 3. https://www.officedepot.com/a/products/5187487/MSI-Optix-G24C-24-Full-HD/ 1, 2, or 3, which monitor...