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doesnt that accumulate dust or no?
   
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post #32 of 38
Exhaust fans really accumulates dust unless you put filters in them but that
would lessen the airflow just like intake fans..

but dust are just minimal on small exhaust fans unlike 120 & 140mm high cfm/rpm fans

in my case i cant avoid dust since my side panel is meshed so no way to prevent them
unless i mod my side panel to acrylic..
    
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post #33 of 38
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Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post
-_- that's too hot lol, its only 14C here atm lol.

Also would you be able to post a pic of how you tied the fan to the pci slots? I would be interested to see how you have it arranged
I use twist tie to tie it at the PCIE slot



Sorry for the blurry pic lol

And it might accumulate some dust, but not much
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o okay, il see if i have room after i put in my xonar d1
   
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post #35 of 38
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o okay, il see if i have room after i put in my xonar d1
FYI, I have a MSI USB connector right under the fan, it takes up 1 slot. There should be enough space for your fan
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post #36 of 38
You want air blowing across your GPUs, not sucking out. Otherwise your GPUs are competing for air against another fan.

Personally from what I have seen, my temps drop about 5-6C with a fan on the side
 
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post #37 of 38
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You want air blowing across your GPUs, not sucking out. Otherwise your GPUs are competing for air against another fan.

Personally from what I have seen, my temps drop about 5-6C with a fan on the side
Well if you look at my result, setting the fan as exhaust performs better than intake , I'm not sure why though
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post #38 of 38
idk im not a fan of side fans but i might just have to try it to see the temp drops
   
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