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Actually my case can fit either 2 120mm fans at the top (what i plan to use) or a single 200mm fan (i think it can handle 2 140mm fans, but i do not have those)

Also, thanks for the image. Just a quick question: Can i just get rid of the 5.25' cage fan for this to work properly? As i stated, i have no room on my cage, as 3 out of the 4 ports are filled, and, at most, i can get only one more free. Plus, how would this work with an H70, as the pic assumes a regular heatsink? Would i just move the CPU fans to the right and still block the first top position?
The 5.25 fan was a late add-in. It worked fine without it. I mainly have it now because it has pretty LED's.
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The 5.25 fan was a late add-in. It worked fine without it. I mainly have it now because it has pretty LED's.
I see.

Here's the latest prototype of the airflow in my case. The top has two fan positions, but the bottom has only one, and it's almost exclusive to the PSU. Hence no bottom fan.

Also, my 5.25' bay is full (i could use the empty slot to stack 3 25-40mm fans if they fit, but i doubt it'll account much).

Is this okay? I plan to run all my fans at like 30-40 cfm (with filters on, i hope), as even at max speed they're all very silent.

Also, won't another 120mm intake just above the H70 help? or would it just disrupt the airflow? I'm thinking some of that air can reach the VRM's (i already got the spot cooler in place, HWMonitor reports 45-48c in the VREG zone, which i think it's the VRM's, from the 56-60c with only passive cooling)
   
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I see.

Here's the latest prototype of the airflow in my case. The top has two fan positions, but the bottom has only one, and it's almost exclusive to the PSU. Hence no bottom fan.



Also, my 5.25' bay is full (i could use the empty slot to stack 3 25-40mm fans if they fit, but i doubt it'll account much).

Is this okay? I plan to run all my fans at like 30-40 cfm (with filters on, i hope), as even at max speed they're all very silent.

Also, won't another 120mm intake just above the H70 help? or would it just disrupt the airflow? I'm thinking some of that air can reach the VRM's (i already got the spot cooler in place, HWMonitor reports 45-48c in the VREG zone, which i think it's the VRM's, from the 56-60c with only passive cooling)
Looks excellent. As for the additional top 120mm fan, why not try it without and with the additional fan? Compare the temps. Also, I'm thinking that putting the 200mm fan there might give you results as least as good, and more quietly. A rad in not a heatsink, and wind tunnel considerations for an air-cooled rig are not applicable to a rad-cooled rig.
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