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All the tests were dune under the same ambient temperature, so it should be pretty accurate.
Don't take the benchmarks too seriously though, my point of this whole thing, that such a small thing can make such a big difference, as in one case fan or simply different fan placement.
How do you know? The thermostat in a house isn't exactly the most accurate thing in the world...

1 degree between push and pull isn't a significant difference in my opinion. The additional case fan makes sense to me though.
    
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1C difference basically means identical performance to me. More than likely, it also depends on top case fan set up as well.

I guess I should go back and actually record data to show the difference between top exhaust and intake. Everyone says use top fans as exhaust because heat rises. Turns out, when those two fans are on intake I got a 5C drop.

Also, what kind of fan did you put on the side panel for the third test? I kinda want to put in a TY-140 into my 5.25" drive bay so I can get more intake from the front of the case.
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I used a standard revoltec case fan, a pretty cheap one but does its job.
And for that 1 degree difference, it might not be much, but the test were done with a minimal time in between the tests, and my thermometer inside is pretty decent in my opinion, I'm personally convinced it works.
But like I said, my point was that even small adjustments can yield big results!
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