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post #1 of 11
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So im buying a 650D and i bought 4 120mm fans before as i was thinking of another case so now i need to fit in them in to the 650D biggrin.gif

i saw this from a response a few months ago for the 650D


Considering your CPU cooling alone, I take the Scenario 2 but with some modifications:-
a. Top rear exhaust fan not to be used. Its exhaust air might be sucked back into the case by the Top front intake fan. Red arrows A in pic.

b. Air which has just passed through the Silver Arrow should exit the case in the most direct route, ie via the case's Rear exhaust fan. This air path should not make a 90 degrees bend going upward. Red arrows B in pic. So, this justifies further the removal of the top rear exhaust fan.

c. Top front intake fan's speed needs to be carefully adjusted. If it is set too strong, it will push down the air away from the fans of the Silver Arrow. Blue arrow C in pic. I predict this fan needs to spin fairly slow.

d. Add a 120mm fan inside the 5.25'' bays as intake. It supplies fresh air in a straight line fashion to the Silver Arrow. Blue arrow D in pic.

As for the GPUs, I believe the case's front fan and a 120mm fan in the case's bottom will suffice.


from the above i am a LITTLE confused, it sais that a fan should be placed in the 5.25 inch, but the 650D has aluminium covers so guessing it would be hard for the air to seep threw the gaps?

Also it says there is a 120m fan on the bottom of the case, where is that :S


anyone make any recommendations on where i should position the 4 extra 120mm fans biggrin.gif
    
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post #2 of 11
what is your air cooler? the 650d have less airflow compared to other cases so you can only put a fan on the front intake, drive bays, at the rear and at the top.

example of drive bay fan:

Beta_Evo_modding_2011-05-06_002.png

ehume's thread about case and air flow: http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling/1041926-how-decide-case-air-cooling-warning.html
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post #3 of 11
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im using the hyper 212+ ,

if i place one in the drive bays will air get though? or do i have to take out its covers,

i think ill replace the rear stock 120mm,have 1 120mm intake at the top or should i have two?,

could i place a fan infront of the 200mm after the 3.5inch bays so it has more airflow to the GPU?,

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post #4 of 11
if i put my hand in front of my drive bay fan, i can feel a good amount of air rushing through so i guess it works ok. i dont want to remove the covers, it will ruin the 650d's beauty biggrin.gif

for hyper 212+, probably better to put 120mm on the top front of the case so it will feed cool air in front of the 212+.

i have not tried putting a fan after the 3.5 bays, i guess it's ok so to pull more air inside.
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post #5 of 11
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ok, ill experiment when i get the case biggrin.gif ,

As you own a 650D i was wondering if you could answer another question on my mind,

i want to remove one of the HDD cages but i also heard you can position one between the PSU and where the bottom HD cage was before, is that posible as i want to get the best airflow, also whats the space underneath the bottom HDD cage and could you fit somthing in there?



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post #6 of 11
Also, the Corsair rep who posts on this forum says that the meshed side panels for the 650Ds will be available soon. At which point, you can probably mount 2x120mm or a 200mm on the side as intake.
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side fans=pain if you open the case a lot since you have to take out fan cables one by one.
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post #9 of 11
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Anyone know?

i want to remove one of the HDD cages but i also heard you can position one between the PSU and where the bottom HD cage was before, is that posible as i want to get the best airflow, also whats the space underneath the bottom HDD cage and could you fit somthing in there?
    
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Yes you can do that; I believe that the box is for routing/hiding cables.
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