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My Coolermaster HAF-X case is being remplaced with 200mm led fans
so 2x in top (outake both), 1x front (intake), 1 Side window (intake)

then 1x rear Enermax Appolish vega 140mm led fan (outake)

For CPU heatsink Silver arrow with 1x Ty-140, 1x Enermax T.B trio 120mm led fan
For VGA afterfan Artic cooling accelero xtreme plus

Now... Left overs i have a Thermaltake Cyclo pattern 120mm (very cool led fan)
and another Enermax T.B Trio pwm fan

I found a picture of a place i could install another fan
here marked in green rectangle on the photo
Would it be a good idea to put the thermaltake cyclo pattern there
or will this give bad airflow too many fans?

Not sure if it will fit there anyway
since i am going for 1x GTX580, a asus xonar essence soundcard
and g.skill ripjaws X memory



Ok that fan will have to be controlled by the PC with speed at full
so i see 2 problems Noise and maybe too much airflow?

But is just a pity not to use the Cyclo pattern too since is quite cool
OR... i could just use the Enermax T.B trio and put it that position

What you think
should i just keep this 2 fans for reserve or should i place one of them
where the green triangle is.

NOTE: dont think the photo of the case is haf-x but it look a bit similar of my case anyway
post #2 of 21
That should be fine. Just test load temps to find out.
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you can never have to many fans, I run 4 in my case, 2 180mm and 2 120mm fans
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from what i can see in the pic.... you should be fine.... the hdds and ssd are going to stay nicve and cool so randion search and all will be lovely and fast... the new gpu will benifit from high flow to grab the nice cool clean fresh air.... and then the cpu cooler will also benfit from the clean air to keep it sound as well

yes it iwll be lound but hey.... if you got head phones on, it does not matter
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post #5 of 21
^^Exactly! Just make sure you've got a nice air flow.

I've got in total 7 case fans (4 intake, front and bottom, 3 exhaust, top and rear).
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post #6 of 21
i got 12 fans in my case. Working great
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btw, nice 750watt PSU, why are you hiding everything in the picture anyways?
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post #8 of 21
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LOL the picture is not mine
I just got idea looking at the picture

What i wanted to do is do the same here
can it be done or it that clearing to smale?


btw i will go look at the case myself meanwhile
post #9 of 21
That's my pic (Storm Sniper)! I've upgraded the graphics card since then tho.


Edited by tw33k - 6/8/11 at 6:00am
post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryko View Post
you can never have to many fans, I run 4 in my case, 2 180mm and 2 120mm fans
QFT

Unless your case floats off or it's too noisy for you to think you can't have too many.
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