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post #1 of 8
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Okay guys, i have a haf x standing without any hardware untill the weekend, and for now my airflow goes like this. Except that my back 140mm is outtake.




and i think i have a pretty bad airflow setup right now. and i really want some tip`s on how i can improve it.
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post #2 of 8
Is that your build? If so, you really need to change your sig rig.

I have the same case with a 120mm high CFM fan installed on the HDD cage pushing the air from the front 200mm towards the GPUs (No GPU duct). another 120mm intake installed at where the unused optical drive bays are. back for exhaust, top for intake. Side for intake (No GPU duct).

Honestly, either way, the temps will be fine with the high amt of airflow in the HAF X. Change the stock fans( that's what I did if you want to really improve air flow.)
    
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Haha, nah that`s not my sig rig, its just a quick picture i found. what i was thinking is the right top fan as intake, so the cpu cooler gets fresh air from the top. since i heard that you should have the same amount of outtake as inntake like, if i have 2 200mm inntake, you should have 2 200mm`s as outtake.
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post #4 of 8
http://www.silverstonetek.com/techta...id=wh_positive

Here is your solution, make the top 2x 200mm intake and remove the rear outtake fan move it in to your drivebays.

Air goes where you move it
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post #5 of 8
put a fan in your 5.25 drive bays
   
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Yeah, was thinking that, but doesnt the top fan to the left mess up the air flow for the cpu cooler ?
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post #7 of 8
I run this in my side panel, this in the front bottom, this in front of the graphics card, and this in the top 2 5.25" bays. I run a single exhaust fan in the top rear, it's the stock 200mm fan. I removed the rear exhaust fan to allow the cpu heatsink fans an obstruction free exhaust path. My 2600k @ 4.5ghz 1.32vcore w/ HT on loads at 62C and my 580s in SLI @ 850 core and 2125 memory load at 64C. I feel that my airflow set up works quite well considering my temps. Hopefully this can help you.
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post #8 of 8
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@themedesign
Yeah, was thinking that, but doesnt the top fan to the left mess up the air flow for the cpu cooler ?

It doesn't mess up the airflow cause your directing the airflow all out the back.

Just what HWI said, by removing all rear fans creating a open mess, that allows free flow.
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