Forum discussion tagged with watercooling.
  1. R

    Question Corsair hydro h45 making noise

    Hey! I bought a new psu(bitfenix whisper 650w) and 2 silent wings 3 fans. Now the cpu cooler pump is making like a whining noise. Any idea why is that? I searches online and it said something about different voltages or something.
  2. Treekys

    Question GPU Running Hot with Custom Watercooling

    Good morning everyone, I wonder whether someone can assist. I have built my second custom watercooling loop and running some hot temperatures. The GPU is a RX5700XT, not overclocked, with an EK waterblock applied by the professional seller (ocUK). I think I have reasonable fans (Thermaltake...
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    Question DDC 3.1 Pump

    Hey all, I got the https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-xres-100-ddc-mx-3-1-pwm-incl-pump (6w ddc 3.1 pump) and I was wondering the comfortable limits of it. Currently, the loop only consists of one block and a rad, and the pump is sufficient. If I were to add another block and another rad, would the...
  4. L

    Question flush rad with tap water then use premixed coolant?

    hello, i am building my first water-cooling loop and i am having trouble finding distilled water, for some reason its especially hard to find in the UK, would it be possible to flush my rads with tap water as i am using EK premixed coolant with anti corrosives in anyway? or do i need to buy some...
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    Question Mounting a water cooling system

    Hi, I have i9 9900KF cpu and eventualy I found out that my COOLER MASTER HYPER 212 BLACK EDITION is not enough to keep my cpu on low temperature when I push it hard. I bought myself COOLER MASTER ML360 liquid cooling system. This will be my first build with water cooling and I have few...
  6. K

    [SOLVED] Can i plug one fan hub to another fan hub?

    Hello So, i bought 4 of these: https://pt.aliexpress.com/item/33007236333.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.2742b90aoIrQ28 I dont need 40 fans but i need 12 and they will be far away from each other, each hub will power 3 fans on a 360mm radiator. I have a desk case pc, that is big and fan cables...
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    Question Fittings on the one side of a EK gpu block

    Hey, someone told me that my fittings placement on the gpu is bad and there is no flow, but I thought EK's every port could be inlet/outlet. What are your thoughts? Is it good? My gpu is GTX 1080 STRIX. View: http://imgur.com/a/m9HjaUb
  8. R

    [SOLVED] FX 4300 Fan Speed

    So I am currently water cooling an AMD Fx4300 (i know its bad im upgrading soon) and I know that the temperature readings are socking for the FX series processors. Currently my fans run at full 1800RPM constantly but I have found an option in my bios to take them down to 500RPM. This speed is...
  9. L

    Question AIO Watercooling - Is this sound normal ?

    Hello, I have builted my new personnal computer. Everything working fine but i have a weird sound coming from the watercooling that's harrassing me. It appears randomly and it's loud. My cooler is an Artic Liquid Freezer II 280. You can hear the sound here: View: https://youtu.be/Qh6qvae0tjA...
  10. N

    Question Running watercooling loop for the first time (new parts)

    Hello Everyone, As the title says, I have my hardware all setup, rigid tubes are all bent and connected to the fittings. I cleaned out my radiators with distilled water just to get the big gunks out. Now I am ready to leak test and flush the system before I fill the loop with the coolant I got...
  11. K

    Question Dual D5 watercooling build question

    Hello. Im thinking about puttong together a system with 4x 360mm radiators, one gpu and one cpu. The rad space might be overkill but ill be able to set the fan speed very low. I also want low noise from the pump, so, i want to use 2x D5 pumps working together on a dual D5 pump top, the alphacool...
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    Question Can the x570 Crosshair VIII Formula be used with AIO or Fan

    Can the is motherboard be used with a AIO or Fan cooler, or does it have to be used with a water loop?
  13. Abelak9902

    Question Distilled water for watercooling loop?

    So, I do not have an easy access to premixed fluids so I wanted to use distilled water but I still don't know what type of biocide I should use and if the quality of the distilled water matters etc. If someone could avise i'd be extremely grateful.
  14. Abelak9902


    I was installing a waterblock on my gpu (2080Ti XC EVGA) and after removing the cooler (not forcing it and taking my time) I noticed something fell off the pcb and I think it was a capacitor, what should I do??? This is the image of the capacitor. http://imageshack.com/a/img924/2452/2RoOdE.jpg
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    Question EKWB Aluminium Full Loop Compatibility

    So im Trying to get into the Whole ''Custom Loop Cooling'' but as its my First Custom Loop, im not able to spend like 700$ for a Copper block etc. So my Idea was to just buy the EKWB Fluid Gaming A360G and upgrade it to Hardtubes. So if me and my Thoughts are right, it should work if i put 12mm...
  16. R

    Question Deepcool Captain 120ex, clean of the dust but the cooling become not working

    Hello, im using Deepcool Captain 120ex for 2+ years, recently i'm cleaning my pc from dust unpluged the cooler, gpu, and all hardisk. but after replug all my pc become hot, the idle position upto 80 C - 90C and sudden shutdown how i repair this condition? maybe somebody have same issues? help...
  17. N

    [SOLVED] 280mm AIO Friendly Case

    Hey guys, bought an H115 Pro and am having trouble finding a case that will let me do a top mount set up. I am fine doing a push set up for it, does not need to be a push/pull. My budget is around $150-$200. So far I have found this -...
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    [SOLVED] Radeon 5700xt vs Radeon vii

    I am in the process of re-configuring/upgrading my 900d watercooling rig. I plan on watercooling either card with an EK waterblock. I still game on Eyefinity(5760x1080 144hz 1ms). I know with larger resolutions, more vram is appreciated. Would the extra cost for the vii and possible over clock...
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    [SOLVED] Should I go AIO or Air Cooling for my ITX build?

    Parts CPU: i5 4570 GPU: MSI GTX 1060 3GB OC RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 Case: Thermaltake Core v1 PSU: Coolermaster MasterWatt Lite 700w I'm not planning on oc'ing or anything, but it will be used for light and heavy games and as a HTPC. I want to try to keep noise down and keep things as...
  20. Zenyatta

    [SOLVED] Considering Water Cooling for 3900x - but I'm a bit lost.

    I recently got my hands on AMD's 3900x, and its been incredibly useful for my workload, but by far it's biggest limiting factor for me is heating. It can barely reach 4.00Ghz before I end up hitting 95C, despite my fans' best efforts. Granted, I could probably configure them in a better way...