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Actually, try the top fan out as both exhaust and intake. My case came with top fans that exhausted, but worked better as intakes.
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Your doing good-and dont worry bout a thing-if you need any help this forum is great.
By the way-if your planning on over clocking your system much at all-the stock fans inwin uses are realy not that good. there made for quiet operation. I replaced all my fans in my inwin dragon rider. And by the way-that is a realy nice case you got there, good choice.
    
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Side panel fans USUALLY are blowing inwards toward the case. Mine is set up like this.
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post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
You need fans blowing in and out in order to get airflow,

Ideally bring cold in the front and sides and hot out the top and back.

It all fans blow in, no hot air can leave...
you dont need fan's to exhaust your case. you can play with the balance of fans to controll dust build up. simple. There are two basic set ups, one you set the fans so you have more air being fed into the case than you are pulling out. This will lower your computers dust intake. the other basic combo is to have more exhaust than intake, this turn's your PC in to a giant bagless vaccume, sucking all kinds of bits,pices,dirt,link,dust,fanily pets, small kids,yata yata. it all depends on what fans your using, what case your using, fan placement,and the innards of your computer as to weather positive or negitive is better. For my system I'm not using any fans to exhaust, what fans i'm using are intake only and it yeilds better load temps than any other set up thus far. tons of crap to dictate witch set up is best for you, dont worry to just grab a fan and flip it around, or move it out of the PC to see what works, each system is different best of luck keeping you gizmo cool
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post #15 of 29
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you dont need fan's to exhaust your case. you can play with the balance of fans to controll dust build up. simple. There are two basic set ups, one you set the fans so you have more air being fed into the case than you are pulling out. This will lower your computers dust intake. the other basic combo is to have more exhaust than intake, this turn's your PC in to a giant bagless vaccume, sucking all kinds of bits,pices,dirt,link,dust,fanily pets, small kids,yata yata. it all depends on what fans your using, what case your using, fan placement,and the innards of your computer as to weather positive or negitive is better. For my system I'm not using any fans to exhaust, what fans i'm using are intake only and it yeilds better load temps than any other set up thus far. tons of crap to dictate witch set up is best for you, dont worry to just grab a fan and flip it around, or move it out of the PC to see what works, each system is different best of luck keeping you gizmo cool
hehe the vaccume thing, my gaming rig is DEFINATELY a floor vaccume. That bottom intake sucks small objects up. I have to be ESPECIALLY careful with solder and stuff like that! Coz with my luck it would get sucked up, and then end up ON my graphics card, frying it.
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hehe the vaccume thing, my gaming rig is DEFINATELY a floor vaccume. That bottom intake sucks small objects up. I have to be ESPECIALLY careful with solder and stuff like that! Coz with my luck it would get sucked up, and then end up ON my graphics card, frying it.
one of the set up's i did was really exhaust heavy..like 5 exhaust fans or somthing like that...cooling was meh at best lol, but shesh the dust was just nuts!
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one of the set up's i did was really exhaust heavy..like 5 exhaust fans or somthing like that...cooling was meh at best lol, but shesh the dust was just nuts!
Mines cooling is phenominal, and its positive pressure cooling too.
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post #18 of 29
Here's my cooling setup:



I don't technically have any exhaust fans. As it is, though, my "pull" fan on the cooler blows air straight out the back, making it ALMOST an exhaust fan but not quite.
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Here's my cooling setup:



I don't technically have any exhaust fans. As it is, though, my "pull" fan on the cooler blows air straight out the back, making it ALMOST an exhaust fan but not quite.
Mine is like ^ that.

Yea, some will do best as positive, other will work better as negitive. all depends
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Mmmm no case exhaust. Anyways, I dislike the idea that "well since heat rises your top fans should exhaust". That's just bullcrap. Air goes where you push it, and most fans suck at pushing air straight up.

I took my top two exhaust fans, turned them around to intake and it dropped all my temps by ~5C. However, I tried ehume's idea of no case exhaust and it raised my temps ~5C. This is probably just because my heatsink is passive, it needs the help getting rid of hot air.
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