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Poll Results: Which One(s) Do you Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 14% of voters (91)
    200R
  • 22% of voters (135)
    300R
  • 18% of voters (111)
    400R
  • 46% of voters (282)
    500R
610 Total Votes  
post #2731 of 4609
Here's some updated shots of my 300R coming from a HAF 922. I must say I prefer the cleaner lines of this case.



 
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post #2732 of 4609
Sorry but I need to cry. Them cables frown.gif Poor Cables sad-smiley-002.gif
post #2733 of 4609
LOL, now that you pointed it out I do need to do some tidying up tongue.gif
 
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post #2734 of 4609
Is a CPU cooler better positioned with the fan facing the front of the case and exhausting directly towards the back or with the fan side positioned on the bottom and exhausting up towards the top of the case? I've got 2 fans on the front, 1 at the top, 1 on the rear and 1 on the side panel.

I'm just wondering as I reapplied TIM to everything yesterday and decided to turn my TX3 around so the fan is facing the bottom of the case instead of the front. There doesn't seem to be any temperature difference, which could mean cooling is worse as I used Arctic Cooling MX-4 this time, where I used the stock Cooler Master stuff last time.
     
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post #2735 of 4609
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Scott1541 View Post

Is a CPU cooler better positioned with the fan facing the front of the case and exhausting directly towards the back or with the fan side positioned on the bottom and exhausting up towards the top of the case? I've got 2 fans on the front, 1 at the top, 1 on the rear and 1 on the side panel.

I'm just wondering as I reapplied TIM to everything yesterday and decided to turn my TX3 around so the fan is facing the bottom of the case instead of the front. There doesn't seem to be any temperature difference, which could mean cooling is worse as I used Arctic Cooling MX-4 this time, where I used the stock Cooler Master stuff last time.

IIRC, direction of the fan does not matter in either respect.
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60GB G.Skill Sniper + 2x1TB Spinpoint F3 Raid0 Win 7 Pro x64 ASUS VW266H Razer Blackwidow 
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post #2736 of 4609
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post #2737 of 4609
Hey guys quick question about the fans.


I have heard that the bottom fan should be intake (which makes sense because where would the air go in the bottom?) But doesn't the graphics card blow air out towards the bottom, and if I put bottom card as intake, wouldnt that push all the gpu air back up to the gpu? Thanks
post #2738 of 4609
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Originally Posted by chickenswagger View Post

Hey guys quick question about the fans.
I have heard that the bottom fan should be intake (which makes sense because where would the air go in the bottom?) But doesn't the graphics card blow air out towards the bottom, and if I put bottom card as intake, wouldnt that push all the gpu air back up to the gpu? Thanks

Most designs of GPU heatsinks/fans will either exhaust the hot air through the rear of the card (where the PCI bracket is) or, exhaust it from the side (opposite from where the PCIe connection is). The fan on a GPU is usually set to intake, so having the fan at the bottom of the case also set to intake should aid in cooling the GPU and will offer better airflow through the case as opposed to an exhaust fan.
    
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post #2739 of 4609
Hi there, i hope you all could help since this is a thread includes the 200R. I'm having second thoughts on buying a 200R because i dont know if my components will fit inside the 200R. Is there anyone here using a Asrock Z77 Ex4 and NH-D14? Does it fit in the 200R? Does it have enough clearance for the side panel to be closed properly?

Hoping someone could help me. Thanks
post #2740 of 4609
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A small update with a 6850 crossfire !!My power supply is just fine!! biggrin.gif

Really?! O.o

I'd like to see some stress test results tongue.gif
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