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post #711 of 2110
Quick question everyone. Going to try a water black setup similar to the H50 series on my gpu. I am planning to mount the radiator on the bottom of my case

I am thinking i should suck the air down and out of my case instead of blowing hot radiator air into my case. is my logic correct here?

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I feel like my gpu acts kind of like a partition seperating the top and bottom half of my case. The bottom front intake will feed my radiator, while my top intake will feed my cpu.

Thoughts?
Edited by Cloudpost - 1/31/12 at 10:38am
post #712 of 2110
yeah but then the hot air gets sucked up by your PSU, which is no good either, maybe try putting it in the front blowing out? idk if it will reach though
   
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post #713 of 2110
hmm... thats not a bad idea.. this way i can still have a bottom intake cooling my gpu vrms and stuff.

in that case.. maybe i should just switch all my fans so it goes from the back to the front.. interesting
post #714 of 2110
Couple new pics of my current setup. Finally got around to uploading them. biggrin.gif Still looking around for a new case to try the TY-150s on the Silver Arrow. My Lancool K62 isn't wide enough. frown.gif

b0eba603_IMG_4013.jpeg

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The rear grill will be gone as soon as I have the extra cash for the Nibbler.
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Couple new pics of my current setup. Finally got around to uploading them. biggrin.gif Still looking around for a new case to try the TY-150s on the Silver Arrow. My Lancool K62 isn't wide enough. frown.gif
b0eba603_IMG_4013.jpeg
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The rear grill will be gone as soon as I have the extra cash for the Nibbler.

looks good, did the same in my 5.25 area.
but i would put the dvd rom in the last spot, then you can put the ty150 in the top area to create a nice wind tunnel on the same height as your cpu cooler is.
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Couple new pics of my current setup. Finally got around to uploading them. biggrin.gif Still looking around for a new case to try the TY-150s on the Silver Arrow. My Lancool K62 isn't wide enough. frown.gif

... cut ...

The rear grill will be gone as soon as I have the extra cash for the Nibbler.

Nice, gonna make some changes too. thumb.gif
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looks good, did the same in my 5.25 area.
but i would put the dvd rom in the last spot, then you can put the ty150 in the top area to create a nice wind tunnel on the same height as your cpu cooler is.

I have to keep the DVD drive there so my son can't reach it. biggrin.gif My GPU is getting some air from the TY-150 as well in it's current position. smile.gif
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post #718 of 2110
maybe it would be a good idea to barrier off your gpu from your cpu since your cyclone pushes the air all around the case
   
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I have a side intake that blows directly on the GPU and out the open PCI slots. biggrin.gif Never gets above 60c under load. thumb.gif I feel I have a good front to back flow now. I can feel a good amount of air blowing out the entire back plane.
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I'm just curious if you would get even better temps for your CPU if you separate it lol thats all
   
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