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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
How would that even be possible?
They would just have to reverse the PCB.

While I like the idea, there are specifications that must be followed and a card can only extend so much in either direction from the slot it is in.
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by Nick0matic View Post
This might actually make some basic sense. If you flip the card over, the hot air from the heatsink doesn't try to rise through the PCB and clog on the exhaust anymore, that's how I see it.
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Originally Posted by noshibby View Post
soldering the chips on the other side.
Most fans push onto the PCBs anyways.
    
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
i mean with the shroud on top after installing.
Airflow issues, what he means is instead of the shroud facing the bottom of ur case itll face tthe top
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post #14 of 18
Just get an old Lian Li V2000 for inverted ATX.

post #15 of 18
Least my el cheapo HP case makes most of the hot air from the GPU,southbridge, northbridge get sucked into the PSU while the antec fan sucks the CPU air out at the bottom back.
post #16 of 18
Sounds like he wants a backplate with a design (or a "flipped" case).
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post #18 of 18
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i think companies should just start doing it instead of lian li making weird flipped cases xD
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