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Alrighty...so I got this super awesome H100 cooler. Planning on mounting it later today. I have a HAF X with 2 CM Megaflow 200mm on top. Was just wondering if you think I would still need push/pull with those 2 fans there? Or would push be okay and let the megaflows pull?
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Alrighty...so I got this super awesome H100 cooler. Planning on mounting it later today. I have a HAF X with 2 CM Megaflow 200mm on top. Was just wondering if you think I would still need push/pull with those 2 fans there? Or would push be okay and let the megaflows pull?
You should be good letting the stock top fans pull and the corsairs push...

I am getting reasonable temps letting my top 200mm do the pulling and it isn't even made to fit correctly in my case...
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push/pull is always the best setup, and pull is better than push. If you just letting it pull, you should be fine, but if you want the best temps, go push/pull. I'd just try out pull alone for now and if you want more, just put them on.
    
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Definitely the Push/Pull setup. With the stock fans obviously in push orientation.

If you are going to use the stock corsair fans be sure to plug them into the cpu block to control the noise. Post up your results in the H100 thread!
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Will do. I'll use the corsairs as Push and I picked up a couple of 88CFM scythe slipstreams that should do well for pulling I may wait to mount it though. My SSD is coming in soon and I'm thinking of doing a complete rebuild (same parts), just to brush up on cable management and get rid of some dust
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I also was thinking about using the megaflow as the pull fan when I stop being lazy and test my H100 as Exhaust. Currently its intake with Corsair Fans + GT AP-15 all plugged into a fan controller.

Though I'm wondering since the megaflow only moves at ~700 RPM, wouldn't it be bad as a pull fan when having a strong fan such as the corsair fans as push?
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