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post #11 of 18
I have the dragon rider case and love it, have had since they first came out, i have tried a lot of different fan set ups with it-best cooling i have found useing an antec 620, wich i think is great for the price (69.99 f/s) is mounting the rad in the top, and also i did remove the 220mm from the side, didnt want too, but once i installed 4 120mm fans in the bottom 4 slots on the side, no way will i give up how that cooled my case and cpu.
Its my sig rig, and everything stays very nice and cool.

Besides cooling case temps more-my 5850 runs cooler,my cpu is cooler,ram ,plus my psu is very cool. This case ROCKS, one of the best i ever owned!!
Edited by fishhawk - 5/24/11 at 7:25am
    
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post #12 of 18
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awesome, thanks for the info guys.
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post #13 of 18
High-quality CPU cooler or side-panel fan that may or may not have a noticeable effect on temps and overclocking headroom...

The choice seems pretty obvious to me.
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i think im just gonna go ahead and get the rasa kit
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post #15 of 18
Sounds good, but you still might want to change that side fan, i,m tellin ya-it made a very big dif through the whole system. And the fan on the back side-try it both ways in or out-i found blowing out of the case gave me 2c lower case temps useing a cm r4 120, but with a fan like that with blowing that type of cfm,s,it spreds out on the back side of the cpu socket and a big plus the back side of my vrms by blowing in.. That is my choice.
    
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do you have any pictures of how the side of your case looks with the 120mm fans, fishhawk?
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post #17 of 18
id do water just because it has better cooling capacity, and if you cant stick a sufficient cooler into your case, the liquid cooling would pay off.
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do you have any pictures of how the side of your case looks with the 120mm fans, fishhawk?
Just uploaded one that shows side fans-the one on very top left was one of the stock fans-i was only testing to see if it helped-i do not have that one in there any more, only the 4 lower ones.

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