[SOLVED] Cooling a performance micro atx build?

bruvvamoff

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Thermaltake v21
Rog strix A270
i9 9900kf
Corsair Dominator Platinum 2 x 8gb
Nvidia rtx2080ti
Thermaltake tough 750w

So, liquid cooling definitely?
Do they take much space?
 

bruvvamoff

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Or unplugged. Or swapped out if led fan instead of rgb/argb. There are ways around most case specifics, even some dimension restrictions.
Does anyone have a problem with the v21? Like I said it's the only case that meets my requirements so don't worry too much about it. Back to the oq, I'm looking at Rog strix and corsair hydro. What's better 2 or 3 fan? I want this thing to be frozen, I'll be pushing it pretty hard.
 

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There's no real need for manual control. Some ppl like the options some software can set for specific fan curves, but mostly it's plug-n-play.

The asus has the bonus of coming with Noctua fans, but a premium price.

There's some basic principles you are missing on cooling a cpu. Size is a matter of capacity, not performance. Performance comes from the fans, so the Rog has a slight benefit. A 240mm AIO is @ 250w, a 280mm is @ 300w and a 360mm is @ 350w. That cpu at max output can hit @ 250w, so a 240mm will see very high temps range as it's at the limit, the 360mm the lowest as the temp curve is still at @ 60%.

It's an I9-9900kf. You won't get frozen, it's too much wattage output. But the bigger coolers will be able to keep you within normal operating ranges and under throttle temps.
 

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There's no real need for manual control. Some ppl like the options some software can set for specific fan curves, but mostly it's plug-n-play.

The asus has the bonus of coming with Noctua fans, but a premium price.

There's some basic principles you are missing on cooling a cpu. Size is a matter of capacity, not performance. Performance comes from the fans, so the Rog has a slight benefit. A 240mm AIO is @ 250w, a 280mm is @ 300w and a 360mm is @ 350w. That cpu at max output can hit @ 250w, so a 240mm will see very high temps range as it's at the limit, the 360mm the lowest as the temp curve is still at @ 60%.

It's an I9-9900kf. You won't get frozen, it's too much wattage output. But the bigger coolers will be able to keep you within normal operating ranges and under throttle temps.
I meant can the colours be controlled? But what you said makes sense. How often do people cool the gpu and cpu with the same system?
 

Karadjgne

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Alot. It depends on their equipment. Asus ROG has hookups on the gpu to tie in the RGB colors with the case fans and/or cpu fans and works through the Asus software.

But for cooling, it's 'set and forget', the motherboard runs everything one way or another. I had bios running case fans, Cam software running my Aio on silent mode and didnt touch opt again for 4 years or more. No need to.
 

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