1. M

    Opinions as to if I need more fans

    I wanted opinions as to whether or not I needed any additional fans for my current setup. My hardware is as follows: CPU - Intel Core i7-12700K Alder Lake (12th gen) Cooler - Noctua NH-D15S Case - Corsair 750D Airflow Edition GPU - Asus ROG STRIX 3090 Fans - 2 front intake fans : CORSAIR ML140...
  2. kamikazi

    FS: Corsair XR5 240mm Radiator $40 Shipped

    I'm clearing out the old stuff I don't need or use anymore. Payment is by Paypal. My heatware is under kamikazi Corsair Hydro X Series, XR5, 240mm, Water Cooling Radiator, Black $40 Shipped and Insured USPS This is brand new in the box with all screws. I did take it out of the box for mock...
  3. A

    Question about proper rack airflow

    Hopefully, this is the correct spot for this question....I am planning on mounting a Cisco 24 port PoE switch. 350X-24MP. Looks like it will generate a bit of heat. power comsumption is 468W and dissipation is 1607 BTU/hr Going to mount a rack to the wall in a closet that is about 6' wide x3'...
  4. A

    Can't find replacement Noctua fan (noice reduction)

    Trying to replace two fans, motherboard fan and case fan. Case fan: ad0805lx-a70gl, trying replace with a Noctua to reduce noise. AD0805LX-A70GL: length 80, width 80, height 25, voltage 5V, current 0.23A, 2 pin Problem is, the closest I can find is a 4 pin, Noctua NF-A8 5V PWM but I only...
  5. K

    Are these fans worth buying? What do you think?

    Cery cheap fans fr aliexpress with argb&pwm.
  6. T

    Alternative cooling for XMG A707

    Hi all, I bought a XMG A707 Notebook and realized that the fan is terrible loud. After some research in the web i've read that this is normal for this model. My question is if there is a possibility to exchange the fan there and if yes - what fan i can use? Thx
  7. A

    A noise from Corsair Cx450m power supply

    The noise from the psu is a grinding fan noise and when close a buzzing noise. The unit is mounted upside down as have a underside vent with filter on Corsair case.
  8. Zarathustra[H]

    Has Anyone Ever Replaced the Fan in a APC UPS?

    Hey all, I have an aging APC Smart-UPS SUA1500 desktop model which I got used on eBay in like 2014 or so. (Example pic from Google, not mine) It's a great unit, built like a tank, and just incredibly reliable. Couldn't be happier with it. That said, the thing has likely been in service...
  9. Zarathustra[H]

    Noctua violates PWM Spec, Causes Problems in Multi-Fan Configs

    EDIT: I wanted to make it excruciatingly clear that Noctua fixed my issue. They explained the problem, and offered to swap out all 18 of my fans. See more details here. Good job Noctua in addressing the issue head on, solving it, and winning a customer for life. Original Post: Bear with...
  10. luisxd

    Laptop dead fan

    I recently got a Clevo P870TM1 with a dead cpu fan and been trying to fix it for a while. I already tried the port with another fan and it worked so the problem is the fan itself. The fan looks good, it's not stuck or anything, spins fast if I move it myself. What could be the problem or is...
  11. O

    Areca replacing fan: what to do with thermal grease?

    I own a couple of 1882 Areca cards. Most of them are working fine. I would like to replace the fans of all of them, starting with a 1882-8i. I have removed the fan and the squared metal. I have bought a Noctua 40mm (10mm height). This one doesn't really fit on to the squared metal, but okee i...
  12. F

    SFF - Best cooling configuration. 3 Noctua options

    Hey Everyone. I am currently trying to make a new build inside a Silverstone FTZ01B-E case with the new Ryzen 5 3600. The case has a 83 mm clearance for the CPU cooler. I did run into a problem what cooling option from Noctua should I choose to make the whole configuration quiet and low on...
  13. P

    Controlling Enermax T.B. RGB fan speed with motherboard

    I've just bought 3 Enermax T.B. RGB´s and I don't want to control them with it's controller. I have an Asus Maximus XI Hero motherboard, witch I wan't to control the fans speed with. Is there any way to do this? I don't mind if all 3 adjust at the same time, I just want the MB's to automaticly...
  14. M

    phenom: cheapie fan or new cooler

    So was given an old system w/phenom II X4 965 BE and can't stand the fan. If I want to just replace the fan I've found these: CM sleeve bearing 80mm silent mdl R4-SPS-20AK-GP, Noctua NF-B9 Redux PWM (92mm), Nexus 80mm basic SP802512L-03 and I vy much like the Apollish Advance fan from an...
  15. S

    Gigabyte RTX 2080 Windforce - Weird fan noise

    My gpu makes that noise in the first fan but only with a low speed, if I leave my computer horizontally, it does not make any noise regardless of the speed of the fan. It only happens vertically, and it does not seem to have any bad adjusted fan. I do not have any problem with the gpu, it works...
  16. karsten

    Corsair H100i V2 + 4x Thermaltake Riing RGB fans bundle

  17. M

    Can I Lubricate A Fluid Dynamic Bearing Fan?

    I've got an Aerocool DS 140mm fan with fluid dynamic bearings. I'm attempting to lubricate the bearing, bu when I took the sticker off there wasn't any cap to remove. Is it a sealed system or something? I uploaded a picture of the fan showing that it doesn't seem to have a cap.
  18. poisonborz

    Lighting solution that fits in/replaces fans in case fan slots?

    As I rebuild my PC I realised I no longer need any case fans - apart from the (really silent) GPU and CPU fans I no longer need the 4+1 (small+top large) fans in my case - I only use SSDs and don't overclock so there is not much heat to push, I hate to always have to clean dust filters, they...
  19. Zarathustra[H]

    High Performance to Noise Ratio in Noctua's Next Generation A-Series Fans

    Noctua's next generation A-series fan due out this fall has, according to PC gamer, had a whole lot of engineering work go into it. We're talking 200+ prototypes, and four and a half years of development to come up with a fan that produces low noise, but also moves a lot of air, even when up...
  20. U

    Connecting small usb fan to anything other than usb power

    I have a small fanless computer that overheats in summer without an external usb fan but if you connect a usb fan it will stay on in sleep mode and even when the computer is off. There is no way to change it in the bios. Is there a way to connect a very small fan to any other wires on the usb...
  21. I

    New CPU cooler installed & smaller heatsink re-seated; now fans LOUD and display blank!

    System Specs: HP Compaq Elite 8300 USDT/USFF with i5-3470s and 16gb RAM Windows 10 on 120gb SSD; 250GB HDD Hello all, I have a HP Compaq Elite 8300 USDT/USFF pc- the reeeealy small one. I have it running 24/7 as a media server, and since heat kills, I wanted to upgrade the cooling a little...
  22. T

    3D Printed Adapters

    Hello, I offer 3d Printed adapters for: C7 and LP53. They allow you to use any 92mm fans with them. I also sell them at my online store: 3d printed. Works great. Heatsink is 32mm. Adapter is 2mm, using Noctua's A9x14...
  23. B

    FS: X99 Board, DDR4 Ram, Blu-ray Drive, Fans, SATA cables, others

    All prices are shipped to lower 48 States. Only shipping inside the U.S at this time. Heat - Blackbird0147 (54-0-0) 1. ASUS X99-A/USB 3.1 LGA 2011-v3 - $110 Shipped Been using it for almost 2 years without any issues. In excellent condition, clean, includes accessories such as I/O shield, SATA...
  24. N

    FS:NIB Xbox One S 2TB, EKWB for Reference 980 Ti, + more

    For Sale NIB Xbox One S 2TB (I never even broke the seal to open packaging)....$350 shipped ASUS ROG SWIFT PG278Q (27', 144hz, G-Sync)...Sold EVGA X99 Micro...Sold to sil180sr ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Impact...Sold EK-FB ASUS M8I Monoblock - Nickel...$65 shipped Pics soon...
  25. Vader1975

    Asus Strix and the problems with buying one.

    I own an Asus Strix Fury. Fan number 3 broke and they refused to fix it because I bought a "whitebox." Usually, this isn't some big issue as a ton of us here mod crap anyway. I took it apart got to the fan and then tried to buy a replacement for months. Even buying the exact same serial...
  26. G

    Should I sand my fan?

    I bought an NZXT LED 200mm fan from Amazon ahwile back for my PC, and it looks great, but then I went and got two similar Corsair 120mm fans to replace my boring black ones. When I bought them, I did not pay attention to the fact that my larger fan has glasslike transparent fins, while the two...
  27. MavericK

    Best quiet 140mm case fans?

    See title - looking to find out what the best 140mm case fans are these days. I have a couple of Corsair AF ones but they seem like they are starting to buzz or something, quite annoying. I've been out of the fan game for awhile so I'm not sure what is good these days. Not looking to spend a...
  28. T

    XFX HD R7770 ghost thermal fan acting strange - Help needed

    Ok so after hours of searching this morning Im at the end of my rope. I installed a xfx hd R7770 ghost into the machine and noticed that the gpu fan started for a second, then stopped. Everything works fine operationally besides the fan. I installed MSI Afterburner to monitor temps while...
  29. FrgMstr

    Dyson Bladeless Fans @ Amazon Gold Box

    I know some folks that swear by these things and today Amazon has bunch of Factory Certified Refurbished models for sale. Gold Box Deal Of The Day: Save Big On Select Dyson Air Multiplier Bladeless Fans: Home & Kitchen
  30. N

    Net Prowler's FS/FT/WTB

    For Sale: Acer Aspire 5742z Laptop No hdd. It has a i5 460m (I think? I need to double check), 4gb of memory, a 6 cell battery, a 9 cell battery, and the charger. It also has a pretty nice 15.6in screen with no scratches, cracks, dead/stuck pixels, etc. Reason for sale/trade is that I have a...