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Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post
hot air rises, that may be true. but a case is full of fans, and air goes where you push it... so technically you COULD push the hot air to the bottom from the top if you had so desired. it may cool his GPU but then the CPU will be getting hot air and not fresh cool air, which in my opinion is the whole point of a cpu heat sink cooler.

Again i need to remind you we are talking about an AMD x3 720 and a HD 5770 not about a Core i 7 990x and 2 GTX 580s with custom coolers which dump air inside the case......
post #12 of 13
I have my Xiggy DK exhausting to the top. I have seen a 4*c drop in temps because of it. And thats with the top Exhaust fan not working right now. 1x 200mm Cooler Master Megaflow is already on its way to replace it. Hope to see even better temp drop!
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post #13 of 13
yes i am aware of it being amdx3 and a hd5770. but airflow and the properties of heat and air don't change.

anyways after seeing OP's case and mobo, either way is good, but the fact that the cage for a fan can be moved to the top to feed air directly to the CPU fan if vertical it would probably be more productive that way. only testing will tell
   
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