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post #11 of 15
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Yeah for me it's more about which side of the desk it sits.
I should clarify...

when i was getting ready to order my case, I saw a pic of someone's build with an "inverted" atx layout but only saw an option for a "reversed" one. but I meant "inverted" in my post.

tbh i'm a little disappointed I didn't invert mine now
post #12 of 15
What is the difference between inverted and reversed?
IE, what is reversed? is it just a flipped but same side up layout? Or is it = inverted where the window would be on the left of the case and the GPU cooling would be facing upwards? Or is it both, where the GPUs would be on top AND the layout flipped?
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post #13 of 15
It's nice knowing "if" your CPU block leaked, it would at least not get the video cards wet.
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It's nice knowing "if" your CPU block leaked, it would at least not get the video cards wet.
True, this happened to me before. That's another nice thing about having the psu on the side rather than underneath, then leaks also don't hit the psu.
     
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post #15 of 15
I have reverse setup. I have setup air intake from the back to front, coolers are aligned perfectly so its like a windtunel. As for GPU its the blower type, have air from top push on it, air flow looks like this: L> from top to back. So I like to think my case has 4 air flow sections. 1 windtunel back to front, 2 vga card top to back, 3 HDD bottom to front, 4 PSU bottom to back. If I had the vga card under the cpu i could not have room temp air push on it.
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