Water Cooling

Forum discussion tagged with Water Cooling.
  1. AntonioHimself

    Question 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...
  2. YouBelongToOcean

    Question 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...
  3. tom244

    Question I am confused and need help with NZXT Kraken X63 and Single NZXT AER RGB 2 120MM

    Hello, im getting the in the Title listed Parts and i wanted to know how i put them, i wanted the AIO Kraken X63 to suck air in, and the single fan to suck air out. Is that correct?
  4. sodapopkit

    Question Can I fit a 300mm pump/reservoir combo in an O11 Dynamic EVO?

    So I've been picking out parts that I want to eventually buy for a PC I'm going to build. I decided pretty early that I wanted it to be custom water cooled, and was quickly pointed to the O11 Dynamic EVO as a good case for that. Fast forward and I'm picking out a pump/reservoir combo for my...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. [SOLVED] Water Cooling Loop Review

    Hey guys, I would like your opinions on my water cooling loop layout. Thanks
  8. 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?
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. [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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. [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...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Affordable DIY Water cooling parts in India Possible ?

    So this is what i know and please don't slam me for this: I don't believe DIY custom loop thing is only meant for uber high end server junkies / vfx engineers which can or have to spend thousands of dollars on just cooling their components. It's also an enthusiast thing and anyone can do it...
  32. soldier5637

    Question Does a radiator being upside down adversely effect cooling?

    So hear me out; I see everyone mounting radiators upside down to the front of PC cases, but would the heat not better distribute if it was able to travel upwards as heat wants to into the fins where it can be dissipated? I get that people do it the other way mostly out of the necessity to fit...
  33. D

    Question water cooling recommendations - 3800X

    Hi all! Just finished building my first PC, got a 3800X CPU, X570 aorus ultra and i'm using the new NX800 case. I wanted to try out the AMD stock cooler before buying/installing a water cooler for the CPU, the reviews for it were actually pretty good, but its too noisy for me, it has 2...
  34. ReubenK21

    Question HELP! My RX 570 performance has halved after Nzxt cam accidental voltage boost to 10%.

    Hello everyone! The other day I decided to overclock my MSI rx 570 to try and squeeze out some extra performance and I used nzxt cam as I have a kraken x52. I put the voltage to 5% and increased the core and memory clock in 50 mhz increments until it crashed. Then stupidly I decided to increase...
  35. M

    Question water cooling doing a strange sound

    My pc started doing a strange sound idk but i think is the watercooler Where is the video View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxoTizHQbko&feature=youtu.be
  36. W

    Question Do I have to upgrade my psu?

    Hey there, I'm going to make custom loop in my pc and I'm worring, can I run everything without problems. I have a be quiet straight power 11 650w 80+ gold PSU Ryzen 3600 @3,75GHz (probably going to OC a lot more) B450 A-Pro max 2x Hyperx Pedator 8gb 3000mhz ram 2x 5400 1,5TB HDD drives 860 evo...
  37. MxzsyXII

    Question Is it worth replacing Wraith Spire with a 120mm AIO?

    Hi, I recently upgraded my CPU, Motherboard and RAM, old specs were: i5 4590 hyperx 8GB DDR3 2x4gb 1600mhz asrock b85m pro3 I built this pc when i was pretty young and just wanted to have a water cooler because it looked cool. i knew i couldnt overclock my cpu but i didnt care. The AIO i have...
  38. L

    Question My CPU is Overheating Like Mad

    Hello, one day ago i bought some "Thermal Paste" because my CPU was overheating, like 90°C -100°C . I applied it to my CPU and placed my Corsair Hydro CPU Cooler (Water Cooling), on top of it. It worked fine for a day, i had a maximum of 60°C, but now after one day, it's overheating like crazy...
  39. J

    Question water pump not working

    my water pump not running the water everything is connected. i dont understand what is the problem is. Mb= asus rog maximus hero xi Psu= phanteks revolt pro 1000watt Pump= ek xres 140 d5 rgb pwm
  40. C

    Question Pump started making weird noise

    So I have an EK pump that started making a rather loud annoying noise. I had just finished bending the tubes to add my GPU to my loop, filled it back up, and this is what it was doing. The only think I can think of is I put primochill prep in again since the GPU never had the prep but the rest...