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Whoo! That's the kind of response I hope to have with my case in a couple weeks.

That orange 690 was cool...check out Project Citrus. He achieved really good positive pressure as well in the process. Cut a hole behind the m/b tray for exhaust only (no fan) and tons of air blows out! Nice.
Sexy!
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il probably cut out the side pillars as well as the rear grill, also probably attach a fan behind the hard drives for some more air to the GPU, I guess the only 2 places for passive exhaust is the rear exhaust the PCI slots right?
   
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il probably cut out the side pillars as well as the rear grill, also probably attach a fan behind the hard drives for some more air to the GPU, I guess the only 2 places for passive exhaust is the rear exhaust the PCI slots right?
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hard to tell, but is that fan close to the PCI slots of right behind the HDD cage?
   
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Does your case lose any structural integrity without those pillars on the PCI slots?
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Does your case lose any structural integrity without those pillars on the PCI slots?
It shouldnt, if the case is of decent quality. Might be an issue with an el cheapo case.
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hard to tell, but is that fan close to the PCI slots of right behind the HDD cage?
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super ghetto lol, your hdds are on a hdd holder? looool
question though, does that bottom fan intake help with temps? i remember you did a test on it before and said it didn't increase temps much, il probably be putting a fan behind my hdds as well to help pull some air through to the GPU
   
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super ghetto lol, your hdds are on a hdd holder? looool
question though, does that bottom fan intake help with temps? i remember you did a test on it before and said it didn't increase temps much, il probably be putting a fan behind my hdds as well to help pull some air through to the GPU
With my rig it helped out alot when I OCed my card..but only on heavy heavy load's.
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so bottom intake helps a bit, okay hey ehume how would the temps be if you sectioned the case in half? so the GPU and CPU are seperate and each get their own fan directly blowing air to them? kinda like the thread with the duct to the CPU with the CD case
   
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