Fans still necessary with liquid cooling? Tags: New Build Cooling Water Cooling Systems Last response: July 14, 2009 11:58 PM in Systems Share pinkzeppelin97 July 14, 2009 11:05:00 PM Are cooling fans still necessary if i install liquid cooling system? More about : fans liquid cooling frozenlead July 14, 2009 11:22:43 PM Other things in your computer make heat besides the things you liquid cool, which is usually just the CPU. You need less fans, but you can't get rid of them all together. shortstuff_mt July 14, 2009 11:45:18 PM frozenlead said:Other things in your computer make heat besides the things you liquid cool, which is usually just the CPU. You need less fans, but you can't get rid of them all together. +1 Well put. The RAM, northbridge, voltage regulators, hard drives, etc... all should have some air flow. The radiator will also need fans to help it dissipate heat. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer not moose July 14, 2009 11:58:18 PM ^ Unless the rad is passive. You could go the same route with the case, but then you run into heat problems. Non-passive radiators still require fans. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs liquid cooling necessary ?? ForumBest super tower for liquid and fan cooled ATX ForumCPU overheating - install liquid cooling ? ForumLiquid Cooling checklist+Help ForumLiquid Cooling ForumWhat's the best liquid cooling for beginers ForumLiquid cooling for ASRock x79 extreme 11 ForumSome liquid cooling questions than need answers Forum2600k + sli 580 liquid cooling ForumAny GTX 480 liquid cooling kits still around? ForumLiquid cooling kit water spills in PC. Forumliquid nitrogen and water cooling ForumInternal liquid cooling ForumLiquid Cooled Case - Enough Cooling Capacity? ForumBuilding a Liquid Cooling System ForumIs liquid cooling really worth the money? ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumHelp $1500 Gaming Rig, First Time Builder ForumNeed Help With New Build ForumRequest for help with Intel Q9550 build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !