Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › Tuniq Tower 120 Fan
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Tuniq Tower 120 Fan

post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

So I threw together a rig for a friend with the following relevant specs:

Tuniq Tower 120
Q6600
Gigabyte DS3L
Cooler Master 690 case

I started overclocking and thought it was odd that my idle temps were climbing as high as 55*C. I pop off the side of the case and touch the fins of the Tuniq Tower and found them extremely warm, making a poor mounting unlikely. I suspected maybe the fan was running low or not at all, so I unscrewed the 4 screws locking it in place, slid it out, and sure enough it's not spinning.

I double checked and it's plugged into the CPU fan spot properly (it's a 4 pin connector on the motherboard, 3-pin plug on the fan, and the ridges on the fan 3-pin connector are properly aligned with the guide on the mobo pins). Thinking maybe the mobo connector is dead, I tried plugging the fan into a system fan port on the motherboard, still no spinning. I unplugged the fan controller to see if that was the problem, no spin. I'm out of ideas, I think the fan is just busted. Anyone else with a Tuniq Tower.... is there something I'm forgetting to do? My Q6600 is sitting pretty at 3.0GHz and 1.23v being passively cooled at 55*C idle lol, this needs fixing!

If it is broken, is it worth an RMA or are there other fans that would work? I'm mainly concerned about how to mount another fan, as the Tuniq Tower fan has that special top plate allowing it to mount in the middle. I'd hate to RMA a heavy chunk of metal over a stupid fan.
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 15
just unscrew the old fan and put a new fan in it's place. just needs to be a 120x25mm fan
compy jr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
xeon 3350 at 3.6ghz Asus P5k-dlx HIS 7970 @ 1150/1900 Lots of them.  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
vista ultimate x64/xp sp3 compaq 21" junk dell keyboard corsair tx850m 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
upgraded metal box You don't need a mouse Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
compy jr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
xeon 3350 at 3.6ghz Asus P5k-dlx HIS 7970 @ 1150/1900 Lots of them.  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
vista ultimate x64/xp sp3 compaq 21" junk dell keyboard corsair tx850m 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
upgraded metal box You don't need a mouse Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 15
those temps are not right. Im at 30c idle 50c full load
Cube
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 6700k MSI Z170A GAMING 7 ASUS STRIX 1070 ASUS STRIX 1070 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA 32GB PC4 3000 SAMSUNG EVO 840 256GB 2 TB Hitachi 2 TB Hitachi 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
BDR R/W Corsair H115i WIN 10 PRO 27" DELL S2716DG 144HZ Gsync 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Corsair RM 850X Corsair Carbide AIR 540 YAMAHA R-S202 
AudioAudio
BIC F12 AMERICA 12" DAYTON B652 AIR 
  hide details  
Reply
Cube
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 6700k MSI Z170A GAMING 7 ASUS STRIX 1070 ASUS STRIX 1070 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA 32GB PC4 3000 SAMSUNG EVO 840 256GB 2 TB Hitachi 2 TB Hitachi 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
BDR R/W Corsair H115i WIN 10 PRO 27" DELL S2716DG 144HZ Gsync 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Corsair RM 850X Corsair Carbide AIR 540 YAMAHA R-S202 
AudioAudio
BIC F12 AMERICA 12" DAYTON B652 AIR 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 15
lol no of course they are not right. he knows they are not right as well captian obvious
it's what happens when you have a broke fan.

sorry I just have to flip some crap after that comment
compy jr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
xeon 3350 at 3.6ghz Asus P5k-dlx HIS 7970 @ 1150/1900 Lots of them.  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
vista ultimate x64/xp sp3 compaq 21" junk dell keyboard corsair tx850m 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
upgraded metal box You don't need a mouse Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
compy jr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
xeon 3350 at 3.6ghz Asus P5k-dlx HIS 7970 @ 1150/1900 Lots of them.  
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
vista ultimate x64/xp sp3 compaq 21" junk dell keyboard corsair tx850m 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
upgraded metal box You don't need a mouse Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 15
Thread Starter 
Yea I said I was considering replacing the fan, but I have no idea how I would mount it. Here's the picture: Tuniq Tower + Fan

How would you get a normal fan to hang in the center of the heatsink without falling?

EDIT: I mean I guess I could glue extensions to the top of the fan to mimic the ones on a Tuniq Tower fan, but that seems unstable and risky
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Munchkinpuncher View Post
those temps are not right. Im at 30c idle 50c full load
hes fans broke. he says its being PASSIVELY cooled and thats why ambients are that high
Gobalr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 3.5 Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L Rev. 2.0 MSI 8600 GT Silent Edition (720/967/1754) 4GB G.Skill DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung & 80GB Maxtor Samsung DVD-RW & Pioneer CD-RW Windows 7 22w HP & 17w Viewsonic 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius KB600 400W Acteck Rosewill R5717-P SL Genius KB600 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
Gobalr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 3.5 Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L Rev. 2.0 MSI 8600 GT Silent Edition (720/967/1754) 4GB G.Skill DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung & 80GB Maxtor Samsung DVD-RW & Pioneer CD-RW Windows 7 22w HP & 17w Viewsonic 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius KB600 400W Acteck Rosewill R5717-P SL Genius KB600 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 15
Thread Starter 
So I'm not doing anything wrong right? No special plug I need to connect to make the Tuniq fan spin? Didn't think so just needed a common sense check before I RMA or rig my own solution.
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
White Whale
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7-4770K Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H MSI TwinFrozrIII 7950 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
250GB Samsung Evo Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 24" Samsung ToC T240 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse (Blue LED) 660W Seasonic Platinum SS-660XP Corsair 600T (white) OCZ Equalizer 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 17" x 12" 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 15
Well, IMO that fan is too loud anyways. I took mine out and replaced it.

post #9 of 15
youre not doing anything wrong. i would just get another fan if i where you... its really easy to take of the old one and put in a new one
Gobalr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 3.5 Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L Rev. 2.0 MSI 8600 GT Silent Edition (720/967/1754) 4GB G.Skill DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung & 80GB Maxtor Samsung DVD-RW & Pioneer CD-RW Windows 7 22w HP & 17w Viewsonic 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius KB600 400W Acteck Rosewill R5717-P SL Genius KB600 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
Gobalr
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 3.5 Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L Rev. 2.0 MSI 8600 GT Silent Edition (720/967/1754) 4GB G.Skill DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB Samsung & 80GB Maxtor Samsung DVD-RW & Pioneer CD-RW Windows 7 22w HP & 17w Viewsonic 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius KB600 400W Acteck Rosewill R5717-P SL Genius KB600 
Mouse Pad
None 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 15
Yeah just replace it. Shipping it back to get the rma would probably cost the same as getting a cheap yate loon from xoxide.com.
FX Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8320e Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P Sapphire R9 380 4GB 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Intel 240GB SSD HGST 4TB Storage DVD-RW Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 x64 AOC 27" 1080p Corsair CX750m Corsair 200R 
Audio
Asus Xonar DS 
  hide details  
Reply
FX Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8320e Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P Sapphire R9 380 4GB 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Intel 240GB SSD HGST 4TB Storage DVD-RW Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 x64 AOC 27" 1080p Corsair CX750m Corsair 200R 
Audio
Asus Xonar DS 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Air Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › Tuniq Tower 120 Fan