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One thing adridu's testing makes clear: even vented slot covers are an impediment to airflow.

I knw this is asking a lot, but could you do a test that compares airflow with slot covers on and with all unused slot covers removed?
Are you talking to me ?

I didn't do this video, it was posted by another OCN member a while ago and I found it again on YouTube. But you could ask directly youtube author.
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Are you talking to me ?

I didn't do this video, it was posted by another OCN member a while ago and I found it again on YouTube. But you could ask directly youtube author.
Thanks.
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You should also get rid of the vet vent area next to the PCI slots.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 9/11/11 at 12:19am
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Vet area?
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Ah. I thought about that, and decided that if I ever got a hotter gpu I would want the option of channeling the air past it.

But the option is still open.
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In addition, try cutting away the area above the rear fan slot.
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how does that work? if you cut that out. I have a rear top fan slot and it would probably be smart ish to cover it if the rear grill is open. Simply because then only clean air goes in the top front fan
   
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how does that work? if you cut that out. I have a rear top fan slot and it would probably be smart ish to cover it if the rear grill is open. Simply because then only clean air goes in the top front fan
See the transparent/whatever colour your browser is rectangle box thing above rear fan slot:


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not sure if i see the point in that. Also its different for each case, mine rear grill is already at the top
   
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