Forum discussion tagged with watercooling.
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    Question Cooling issues with Corsair Hydro X XD5 ?

    Hello, I'm using a new rig that I made recently. This is my first time using liquid cooling, so it just be that I'm being dumb, but I have a Corsair Hydro X XD5 pump/reservoir combo that seems to be pumping yet temperatures are not being kept low and the little "water wheel" in the GPU block...
  2. Alres3

    Question Advice on getting started on water coooling

    Hi, I’m finally pulling the trigger on a water cooling setup. Here is my dilemma; I'm planning on upgrading mb's to an AM5 when it becomes available and jumping on that DDR5 life. With that said, currently I have an AM4 and If I install water cooling with my current setup, will I have to...
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    Question System won‘t boot after swapping to an AIO cooler ?

    Hey, I bought myself the NZXT Kraken Z73 AIO , I used to have the Ryzen Wraith Cooler RGB. I watched a Youtube Video for a step by step guide to installing it and followed each step exactly. The PC won‘t boot at all and doesn‘t show any signs of life. I did put back the Wraith Cooler and my PC...
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    [SOLVED] Need help understanding NZXT's G12

    Hello, I have an MSI 1080 TI Armor GPU, as I'm sure most of you know the cooler is horrible on it (Gaming X 1070 IIRC) As such gaming at 1440p is possible but my card temps end up quickly at the high 70's early 80's in celcius, but more importantantly they reach these temperatures long after...
  5. misfitkid86

    Question Reservoir mount

    Hey guys. I'm trying to mount my aquacomputer aquilas 150 but have run into several issues. Main one is, what bracket will work!? Bought an ek one with numerous holes, but nothing, and have struggled to find an official mount. Case is an 011 dynamic and I'm looking to mount on radiator. Thanks!
  6. SirShanson

    Question Good Cases for Watercooling with Components Segregated from Intake/Exhaust

    Hi everyone, I have a bit of a funny issue with my next PC build. My girlfriend has cats who shed super fine hair that managed to make it past the filter in my last PC and brick the motherboard. For my new PC I am planning to enclose the critical components as much as possible and watercool them...
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    Question dying pump? - help

    Hi all, recently my delidded i7 8700k is suddenly running much hotter than usual - i have replaced the thermal paste and still no luck, it is running in a custom loop with a 360mm rad what could the potential causes of this be? a dying pump? a dying chip? note my pump is making a weird noise...
  8. Leftnut99

    Question Could I have physically damage my graphic card

    Hi, recently bought a rtx 3090 and install with the computer no problem. But when I started disassembling the gpu to instal new waterblock and backplate the pc stop displaying. I diagnosis every component of my computer and it only seems like the 3090 wont display. Fans and lights are working...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with the cooling potential of my radiator setup

    Hi all, After measuring the coolant temperature of my setup, i was wondering if I could add a second GPU to my setup, given that 1080ti prices are down. Here are my specs and information below. Specs: Ryzen 7 2700x pbo 4.3ghz 1.46v Gtx 1080ti 2050mhz +60mv 4x32gb 3200mt Rm1000x psu Radiator...
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    Question Would This Fan Configuration Work?

    I am wanting to get a 240mm AIO to mount on the top of my Fractal Meshify C. If I mounted 2 or maybe 3 120mm fans on the front of the case as intakes, could the AIO on the top serve as enough output with no fans on the back side of the case? I am brand new to water-cooling so correct me if this...
  11. [SOLVED] Cooler modding/swap on a Dell PowerEdge 860 / PowerEdge R200 1U server

    Good day to y'all in your favourite timezone :) Complete newbie here asking for some advice on cooler replacement on a PE860 / PE R200 server. I managed to buy two of these beauties in a liquidation sale CHEAP. Both come with a Xeon X3220, 8 GB RAM and 2x 300GB SAS HDD, good enough specs for...
  12. [SOLVED] Cooler bracket not tight

    So my cooler bracket of my h100i v2 cant be tightened fully. As you can see the gap with the screw fully on is bigger than the thickness of my motherboard. Is this normal or should it be tight to my motherboard
  13. ghintipas2


    I already have the EK-STC Classic 10/13 - Black , soft tubing , ek radiators and gtx 980ti g1 Nickel + Acetal waterblock and i want to know if the MSI MPG Z490 CARBON EK X is compatible with my system or i will have a problem like mixing metals or something
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    [SOLVED] Is my water cooling working?

    I recently upgraded to Corsair's H100i Platinum SE water cooling system. On the official Corsair iCue software, it is telling me that the CPU temp is a low 28-32 degrees C on average, a little higher when playing games. However, every other third party software that I download from the internet...
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    Question 1080 TI stuck in Windows boot with new nvidia drivers

    Hi all. I have an AORUS GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce WB Xtreme Edition 11G. The problem with my videocard is that it doesn't work properly out of the box, it stutters in game, freezes games and sometimes even restarts my PC when i am doing nothing else than watching some youtube videos or...
  16. CAF-Arie

    Question Broke RTX 2080? after installing waterblock

    So I decided to do a custom watecooling loop and I installed a barrow GPU waterblock to my Dual asus rtx 2080. After completing my build, everything was fine for a few weeks. suddenly, I tried turning on my pc and booting into windows but then it lost connection from my monitor and displays “no...
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    [SOLVED] Ideal use of H115i fans in iCUE 465X case

    Hi everyone, I'm planning on assembling an H115i watercooling in a iCUE 465X case. The case is only meant to accept the radiator on front, if I understand well its specs. The case comes with 3 front fans (120) for intake. I'll be adding another 120 on the back to pull air. But the H115i comes...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for a palit GTX 1070 8GB Jetstream waterblock, really struggling to find one???

    So I have been looking all over the internet and I'm not entirely sure if it's down to my water cooling noobishness that I can't seem to find a compatible water block. I have the exact model number which is below. The closest match I was able to find was this one here...
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    Question Cooling build H100i Pro RGB + 3x LL120 + 3x ML120

    Hi guys, I currently have a 465X that includes 3 LL120s on the front. I plan to purchase an h100i Pro RGB Platinum that includes 2 ML120 Pro, and also purchase 1 more to complete the build. My idea is this, put the LL fans on top and one on the back. The 3 ML fans on the...
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    Question Aquacomputer Quadro

    Does anyone know if the Aquacomputer Calitetemp works on the Quadro ?