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In my case, the fans are arrange like this,


120mm exhaust (back side)

120mm exhaust - (sidepanel)

2 80mm intake (bottom of front panel)

Hyper 212+ Slipstreams in Push Pull facing the back side

Would this give me the best temperatures in the case?
Edited by l3eans - 8/7/11 at 7:05pm
post #2 of 7
Side as intake maybe would have a better result, And it depends on the fans what the temps will be. If you want flow get some noctua they are nice and powerfull at a fairly good noise level.

HOLD On.. thats a rv02 what about the bottom fans?


if the GTX 480 sli are not blower style then side as exhaust is better, otherwise they will heat the CPU.
Edited by andrewmchugh - 8/7/11 at 7:10pm
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i would also have to agree with side panel intake. you have two gpu's that would benefit more from fresh air.
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No... This isn't my sig rig. I have an old Q6600 rig that my family uses. Seems to get overheated very quickly.
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No... This isn't my sig rig. I have an old Q6600 rig that my family uses. Seems to get overheated very quickly.
120 side as intake then.
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120mm side panel as intake, the others are good..
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post #7 of 7
I was having issues with heat too. I changed my case to two scythes as intake in the front. One fan in the rear as exhaust.

The two scythes put so much air in the case it blows hot air out the side without a fan. My GPU dropped 10 degrees when folding. The CPU dropped 5 degrees.
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