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Ok after a few days of frustration i sent mine back and chose to go for the h70 runs very well but i realy did want the h90 but to late now maybe upgrad at a later date when things have settled down...
Question as you can see in my pic i have my power with the fan pointing up,what differance would it make if it was vented out the bottom ?

It depends on the direction the rest of the fans in the case are blowing biggrin.gif

visit the air cooling forum, they will be able to assist you smile.gif
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the fan on the PSU should blow out, Hands down. Yes, it draws cool air in from the outside, but air heats up inside it passing over heatsinks that cool Transistors and over various things that heat up. Your basically venting hot air into a system that does not need more hot air in it right now.

    
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the fan on the PSU should blow out, Hands down. Yes, it draws cool air in from the outside, but air heats up inside it passing over heatsinks that cool Transistors and over various things that heat up. Your basically venting hot air into a system that does not need more hot air in it right now.

I didn't have this option with my case, and my temps are great tongue.gif.

But if possible, I completely agree. If not, no worries. I've got 1 intake (or 1 case fan) on my entire system (to feed fresh air to my 920) and even during folding on both the CPU and GPU (for days) GPU didn't break 77c, CPU 65c. My PSU intakes from inside the case and blows the hot air through it, when the fan actually runs. The fan is on top, with the 920 partially blocking the fan's access. biggrin.gif
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I didn't have this option with my case, and my temps are great tongue.gif.

But if possible, I completely agree. If not, no worries. I've got 1 intake (or 1 case fan) on my entire system (to feed fresh air to my 920) and even during folding on both the CPU and GPU (for days) GPU didn't break 77c, CPU 65c. My PSU intakes from inside the case and blows the hot air through it, when the fan actually runs. The fan is on top, with the 920 partially blocking the fan's access. biggrin.gif

 

Actually, I didn't know some PSU's do this until I got my current PSU, a Antec 650W Modular TruePower New. Still, even though it does this I still orient it with it intaking from the vent under it. But this would be an Ideal PSU for a computer with a top mounted PSU slot, and no vent to exhaust PSU heat out. It would effectively take air normally trapped by the PSU in the back and add another vent for the computer in the rear.

    
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Actually, I didn't know some PSU's do this until I got my current PSU, a Antec 650W Modular TruePower New. Still, even though it does this I still orient it with it intaking from the vent under it. But this would be an Ideal PSU for a computer with a top mounted PSU slot, and no vent to exhaust PSU heat out. It would effectively take air normally trapped by the PSU in the back and add another vent for the computer in the rear.

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It's part of the reason why i got my x-660, but I have a terrible case (antex three hundred) It's got good ventilation, but no intake for the PSU and it's a pain for cable management.
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Cable Management is why I bought the NZXTGuardian as a temp case to Mod a NZXT Phantom. both have decent to great cable management.

    
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Cable Management is why I bought the NZXTGuardian as a temp case to Mod a NZXT Phantom. both have decent to great cable management.

I'm going to take a dremel to the case my case, until I can get either the fractal midi or the FT03. I have a feeling just cutting out the mesh on the rear-fan will give me a few degrees of difference due to increased airflow :d.

Modular PSU cables are so darn stiff, I broke one of the sata power things because of my poor attempt at cable management.

No time, though, to do all this. If I can find a couple HDDs to move my data around on, I'm going to dissassemble my system and add more standoffs and actually plan the cable management.
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I purposely took what connectors I didn't need off my power cables and temp covered with tape. Makes things alot easier to manage.wink.gif

    
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Just to let u know guy's that as of yesterday, mine Antec kühler H2O 920 died like an washing machine aka by leaking all over the place. Only issue i had before that happening was a fooking grinding noise when on extreme.
Anyhow, i was lucky enough because the system decided to trow some fatal error BSOD few sec before i assume the leakage taken place, and.. so i promptely removed the AC source rolleyes.gif


Just got mine replacement today. Fitting are slighty different, i mean well placed in position. Anyhow, to keep the box running the past week i had to bought one H80 where at least the tube\fitting are within the asetek spec, so i'm not worried cause i have some first OEM gen still running as of today.
In the hope it was 1 in a million case, I'll just keep the RMA'ed unit and eventually mod one GTX 680 in few month's. Too bad cause i really liked the monitoring\control software and also the Antec design rolleyes.gif
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Just got mine replacement today. Fitting are slighty different, i mean well placed in position. Anyhow, to keep the box running the past week i had to bought one H80 where at least the tube\fitting are within the asetek spec, so i'm not worried cause i have some first OEM gen still running as of today.
In the hope it was 1 in a million case, I'll just keep the RMA'ed unit and eventually mod one GTX 680 in few month's. Too bad cause i really liked the monitoring\control software and also the Antec design rolleyes.gif

Hey! Yours leaked too?!

I hope it's a 2 in a million case, too. mad.gif
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