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so my case is a coolermaster elite 430, and I bought a 120mm fan for the side window, I now have 3 more extra spots for fans, the bottom, and two at the top, im wondering if I bought 2 more 120mm fans, where would be the best spot for it? and how should they be positioned, also noise wise, how much more of an increase would it be to add 2 more of the same fan? the dba is 19 as far as I can tell
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The more fans the better IMO I would place one in bottom and one at top, if you only buy 2 to help promote the heat rises affect.
    
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^ I agree, it's the best choice. As for noise wise, 19db is very little and it should be fine, but still I'm curious what kind of fans these are, cooler master as well?
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The more fans the better, keep the intake from the front and the push of the air out the back.. also try and keep the amount of pull equal to the push becuase you dont want it to be too unequal..
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The more fans the better IMO I would place one in bottom and one at top, if you only buy 2 to help promote the heat rises affect.
so should the one up top be the exaust fan?
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^ I agree, it's the best choice. As for noise wise, 19db is very little and it should be fine, but still I'm curious what kind of fans these are, cooler master as well?
yeah they are coolermaster, basically bc they have the blue led with little noise, still noisy imo, but cant complain lol
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The more fans the better, keep the intake from the front and the push of the air out the back.. also try and keep the amount of pull equal to the push becuase you dont want it to be too unequal..
well i was figuring since heat rises to keep the top two open and place a fan at the bottom? or use the 2nd one as an exaust fan for the top, im just not to sure lol
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so should the one up top be the exaust fan?
Yes, top and rear exhaust, front and bottom intake.
    
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