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post #11 of 24
Have you ever thought of managing your cables? The HAF 932 has a ton of space behind the motherboard tray for cable routing. Having a snake pit of cables in the bottom of the case absolutely ruins airflow.
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post #12 of 24
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There is alot of cables hidden in the back panel, guess ill have ot try harder hiding more there.

The cables on the bottom of the case is from the case itself, theres like 10 different cables, and I only use like 3 USB ones, for power stich etc, but there all linked, so I dont know how I would hide those bits?
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Idk what to tell you. I figured it out.

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post #14 of 24
First block off the lower psu hole.Stop the cold air from escaping there.Is the side fan blowing in or out.Make sure its blowing in.Any way to reverse the fan on the top gpu so it blows up and not down towards the lower card?Mount a 80mm fan at the rear of the cards to blow the warm air towards the back of the case.
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post #15 of 24
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Did some cable management, heres the end results:







Ill grab some cardboard and block off the bottom psu hole, see if that helps keep cool air in, as for side panel, its blowing air in
post #16 of 24
Very Nice, Huge improvement atheistically speaking, does having your PSU up top help expel rising warm air? One Problem I had when I was going SLi is the hot air pouring out of the back seemed to be making its way around to the front and bottom causing everything to just get hotter. I made a plastic shroud around the outlets of the gpus and drilled a hole through my desk to have it dump in a place it would not get back to the intakes.

Edit: I just took a look at your 465, it has the shroud removed, I know that that fan keeps the "temps" down on the sensors in the card, but the card produces the same amount of heat and having a fan on it like that is just spraying all the hot air inside the case instead of out the back. Unless you are seeing a 25c drop in load temps I would leave the shroud on to push the hot air out of the case.
Edited by cook - 5/30/11 at 4:31pm
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post #17 of 24
Also, grab a can of compressed air. Seeing your case fans look like that, the heat fins on your graphics cards probably look pretty close to the same.
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post #18 of 24
Thread Starter 
The psu I have its fan on the top, im not sure if thats right way up but thats how ive got it.

As for the 465, I used to have a drop of around 20c back when I first installed it, but recently I dunno why just soon as I put it under pressure by folding it shoots straight up to 85C...
post #19 of 24
Why is the shroud off of your 465? Isn't the shroud designed to push air across the heat sink. The way it looks there air is going everywhere and most probably isn't even going over the heat sink.
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post #20 of 24
Wow man the difference is astounding. Great job. Mix that with switching the cards around should definitely help with lowering the temperatures.

Any reason you preferred the PSU in the top?
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