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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;13599450 
Rosewill's backplate hole is large enough for most boards IMO. It's huge actually.

Looked smaller in the initial pictures I think.
I can see that, God, where's my Newegg-EU mad.gif!?

I've been trying to find a perfect case for past 3 weeks, now I find one and I can't even buy it...
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post #12 of 20
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Originally Posted by Cancer View Post
@Tator Tot:
Ummm....I think you missed the point of the list.

Those cases have a fan on the wrong side of the CPU (typically the right side).

Rosewill Thor case has nothing to do with that.
It just has a CPU backplate cutout...not a cutout for a fan or a fan.
Doesn't really effect the temps at all. You shouldn't base a case buy on a feature like that (that's ultimately, useless.)
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post #13 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Doesn't really effect the temps at all. You shouldn't base a case buy on a feature like that (that's ultimately, useless.)
A fan that doesn't effect temperatures? Seems unlikely.
Besides I have an obvious fan fetish...just look at my current case the "airflow king" NZXT Tempest.

My motto is "more is more."

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post #14 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cancer View Post
A fan that doesn't effect temperatures? Seems unlikely.
Besides I have an obvious fan fetish...just look at my current case the "airflow king" NZXT Tempest.

My motto is "more is more."

>:Ã
It doesn't help as their is no Heatsink in place to really pull heat away from the board. Solder & PCB are bad heat conductors.

NZXT's Tempest isn't really the airflow king, but it is a good case because it has well directed airflow.
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post #15 of 20
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Funny you should mention heatsink...as I've been contemplating buying that Thermalright IFX-14 but my current case cannot accomodate it.

Anyway I'm sure you're wrong I suspect it will affect load temperatures 1-5C.

There are a few threads about it out there for the HAF690 I think it was...basically it's a your milage may vary scenario but I think the general census is it works but it's not a cure-all.

And for someone who has a case with 6 fans stock I get that.
    
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Any case with lots of airflow, it doesn't do a thing. It would only help a case with poor airflow.
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Any case with lots of airflow, it doesn't do a thing. It would only help a case with poor airflow.
Unless you're blowing hot air (like our friend Tator Tot here) on the CPU I don't see how it couldn't help.

>=Ã
    
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post #18 of 20
Im pretty sure an OCN Managing Editor knows what he's talking about. There's nothing on the back of the mobo that will help your CPU temps. Most of the time there isn't even enough room behind the mobo to pull air behind it.

Go with the Azza Hurricane though if you absolutely have to have a back fan.
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Yeah, I doubt the effectiveness of a fan behind the CPU cutout, but the Rosewill Blackhawk has a place for one; it's very similar to the CM 690 II
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Weird...I didn't expect this kind of negative response about a cooling solution.

Anyone care to link to an article or source?
It's just been anecdotal information so far.
    
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