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Questions tagged [cooling]

For questions asking for systems or parts of systems used to control the temperature of a component or system.

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Does the Corsair Hydro H55 fit LGA775? [on hold]

I have a LGA775 motherboard (ASUS P5GC) and I wonder if I can fit the Corsair Hydro H55 on it?
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CPU intensive workload and spare time utilization

Backgroud I'm working on a project to use cool a server with watercooling and use this heat for my house. I'm planning to cool the CPU and memory (maybe GPU). It will host my own websites as well as ...
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Low profile cooler recommendation for my build

I have this small form factor build that i need some low profile cooler for the CPU... The case can handle up to 155mm CPU cooler height. I'm more worried about not fitting it because of the placement ...
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What is the cheapest, quietest low-profile exhaust cooler that will fit in my PC?

I currently have a mini tower containing an SSD, one 2TB HDD and one 3TB backup HDD. Thanks to this Stack site, I recently installed an Arctic Freezer 11 LP for a CPU cooler, which is now the only fan ...
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Threadripper + 2 GPUs and liquid cooling

I'm getting ready to build a new video editing workstation. I've decided to use an AMD Threadripper and add a GeForce 1070 GPU, with the idea of adding potentially a second one in the future, when ...
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Deep Learning Hardware (PC/Ubuntu)

I have checked a few questions here regarding the GPU and bought the 1080Ti. Now I am trying to figure out the rest of the configuration and it should be below 1000$. I have seen that i5-8600K sounds ...
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Quiet, cheap and effective low-profile cooler

I understand that I am looking for the best of many worlds here, but if I can satisfy these criteria it would be a huge help to me. I recently bought a CPU cooler to replace the stock Intel one that ...
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Budget cooler to replace stock Intel one

I have a desktop running an i3-2100 (LGA 1155 socket). The desktop is close to a decade old at this point and still running the stock Intel fan (this one), which is also incidentally the only one in ...
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ASUS 1070 Strix - Liquid cooling?

I want to build a silent PC, high end, mainly for playing games and working. With working I mean Visual Studio 2017, about 3 virtual machines and my average 20+ Chrome tabs running at once. I assume ...
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Hardware selection for NVIDIA Titan Xp

I am a research student and I received a NVIDIA Titan Xp graphics card from NVIDIA as a research grant. However, the IT department in my department says that the gpu is can not be put inside any of ...
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PC laptop without vents in the bottom? [closed]

Is there a PC laptop without air vents in the bottom, just like the Macbooks? I've always found those lame; How am I supposed to use it on the top of my lap if I must keep the air vents clear? I ...
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Replacement Cooler For Asus 760 OEM 3GB Graphics Card

I'm looking for recommendations for a replacement cooler for my ASUS OEM 3GB Graphics Card. It's a single fan, however the mounting bracket for the fan is X shaped rather than the tri-point versions I'...
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Recommendation for a Ryzen cooler

Could someone please recommend a cooler for a Ryzen AM4 motherboard (ASUS Prime X370-PRO). I need one that comes with a complete mounting kit (i.e. the first step in attaching is to remove the kit ...
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Should I get a radiator with 2x140mm fans or 3x120mm fans

I'm building a new system and I want to keep it as quiet as I can without degrading performance. I do plan on doing some moderate overclocking. I am planning on using an all-in-one CPU liquid cooler....
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Silent cooler recommendation for the i3-7100?

I am currently using the stock cooler for the i3-7100 and should have heeded the warnings that it is incredibly loud (it is seriously unbearable). I am looking for the quietest cooler I can find. Not ...
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Laptop CPU fan replacement

Recently my MSI GE60 2PL cpu fan started rattling and making weird noises as if its blades were touching something.I opened the laptop and removed dust from fan (i removed the fan too to check if ...
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Advanced Passive Cooling Solution Needed (for Xeon Phi)

Premise I have seen interesting external vacuum/clamp on coolers that are mounted on laptops to cooldown the hot air around the fan as seen here. As laptops don't have liquid cooling, this seems to ...
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Intel i7 6700k cooler

I am looking for a decent cooler for my i7 6700k. I have not bought the CPU yet. So, if there is a (not that great at terminology) ATX sized cooler that is ~<60 dollars, that would be great. ...
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Narrow ILM cooler choice

I'm waiting for delivery of a Supermicro X10SRi-F board, which takes a narrow ILM cooler. I don't yet have a cooler. I don't want to go for water-cooling for this board and there isn't server-style ...
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Internal fan controller with specific requirements

I'm looking for a fan controller that can do the following/has the following properties: Does not need a 5.25" or 3.5" slot (preferably thin enough to be hidden in the 15mm space in the back of the ...
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Intel i3 6100 compatible components for a non gamer? [closed]

I want to build an Intel i3 6100 PC. I don't play games at all. Usually, i use the PC 24/7. I do lot of internet surfing and downloading. Sometimes, i use photoshop, i do audio remixing and other ...
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Case fans: on PSU or SYS-FAN splitter? [closed]

A week ago I built my new pc. The case came with 2 in-built 3-pin case fans, and my motherboard only has one 3-pin SYS-FAN connection. One case fan is in top-rear of the case, and the other fan at the ...
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LGA 775 / LGA 1366 Heatsink Air Cooler

I am looking for recommendations for an air cooling solution which will fit either LGA 1366 or LGA 775 motherboard mounts. Ideally I am looking for the best performance, but certainly want something ...
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Best case for z170A M7 and Corsair Hydro H100i V2

I'm currently search for a new custom PC and one of the hardest part to me is to choose what case should i go to. I'm looking for a case that can fit perfectly the motherboard MSI Z170A M7 and the ...
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Quiet desktop PC refresh

My primary desktop PC is due for a refresh. I have always built my own, but I might have reached the point where it's worth the extra ~$100 to buy a pre-built machine. The biggest reason I haven't ...
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Passive cooled graphics card for dual 4K screens

Looking at recommendations for a graphics card that fulfills the following spec in order of importance: Dual 4K (60hz) capable Passive cooled Cheap (only business graphics required) Two displayport/ ...
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Not sure about which laptop cooler to choose

I have an ASUS N56VB and have been researching laptop coolers for a while now (or maybe even too much). I checked the areas where the laptop overheats when playing games and noticed that it happens ...
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What RPM on 2nd CPU Fan is better? Higher, lower or the same? [closed]

So I've bought a SilentiumPC Fera 2 HE1224 CPU cooler for cooling my CPU and I really like it so I want to make my CPU even cooler by adding an another fan to blow the air out - on the other side of ...
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Internal fan controller

I'm looking for internal fan controller which will meet my requirements: internal (I want to put it inside my case) set fan speeds based on GPU & CPU temperature it has to control at least four 3-...
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I need a different CPU cooler

I am sitting here with the following specs: Case: Sharkoon REX8 Value Edition Black Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-UD3 CPU: AMD FX-8320 CPU cooler: Thermalright Macho 120 When I first ordered my ...
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What is the best cooling solution for ASRock C2750D4I Rack home NAS storage

I bought this bad boy today, but it runs kinda hot. If it gets hotter, is slows down its frequency. http://www.asrockrack.com/general/productdetail.asp?Model=C2750D4I#Specifications Can you guys ...
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Quiet 140 mm (black case + white propeller) case fans

I'm looking for two kind of fans which I will mount in Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX (white). I'm looking for quitest fans meeting following requirements: First one (back out fan): - 140mm - black ...
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What heating element can I use to make a coffee robot? [closed]

I'm seeking a <=10 AMP wall-outlet heating element that can rapidly heat 300-1200 grams of water to 205 degree Fahrenheit, attached to the side of a glass container. I just purchased this one, but ...
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Which CPU cooler should I buy?

I found these 4 coolers for the same price, but I don't know which should I buy. I favor performance and temperature. the size/looks doesn't really matter, if it fits in the chassis I'm happy (780T ...
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Does there exist a general purpose external cooling fan designed for the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro?

The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has a rather unique placement of its internal cooling fan: The fan is not located on the bottom of the machine under the keyboard like most laptops (which most external cooling ...
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CPU cooler for peltier cooling system

I am in the process of building a "chill chamber" for electronic experiments * and as primary part for cooling it I am going to use a peltier element. This means though I need to get rid of probably ...
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Aside from aesthetics, is there a benefit to PC water cooling? [closed]

I see many people talking about how they have built water cooling into their system. Is there any real benefit in performance by doing this or is it purely for aesthetics?