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 SolvedIs liquid cooling necessary? Forum SolvedWhen is liquid cooling necessary? Forum Solvedi7-4930k, Asus Rampage IV Extreme, liquid cooling necessary? Forum SolvedIs liquid cooling necessary?? Forum SolvedAre fans/cooling necessary? Forum SolvedHelp, why isn't Liquid Cooling Corsair H100i working? CPU is still hot Forum SolvedWhat are some of the better liquids for liquid cooling, meaning which last longer and still provide top quality cooling? Forum SolvedDo i need an extra cooling fan or liquid cooling system, in addition to the fans that come with my case and gpu? Forum SolvedHeatsink and Fans Vs Liquid Cooling Forum SolvedHow To Set Up Fans on Liquid Cooling Forum Liquid cooling fans Forum SolvedFans for liquid cooling. Forum Not sure if I should use Fans or Liquid Cooling Forum SolvedIs there a real gain using two fans on liquid cooling system? Forum SolvedLiquid cooling and Fan Configuration help Forum Liquid Cooling or Fans? Forum SolvedOverclocking 780 ti with fan cooling vs liquid cooling Forum Any GTX 480 liquid cooling kits still around? Forum Which is CPU cooling Fans(heatsink) / Liquid Cooling right for my Case and Mobo? Forum Liquid Cooling fans? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !