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Disregarding factors such as dust, fan speed, ect, which airflow direction/pressure yields the coolest temps. I have heard bottom to top with a slightly positive air pressure is the best. What are your thoughts?
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I entirely agree, Cases like the ft02 have superior airflow imo. most bottom intake cases do not have enough clearance however. There will be a vast difference in airflow with a few more inches of clearance for bottom intake cases. A vertical wind tunnel will create high positive pressure and airflow. So if you try this method it is important not to have side intake or exhaust, and to use reference coolers that exhaust air out the top
    
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I entirely agree, Cases like the ft02 have superior airflow imo. most bottom intake cases do not have enough clearance however. There will be a vast difference in airflow with a few more inches of clearance for bottom intake cases. A vertical wind tunnel will create high positive pressure and airflow. So if you try this method it is important not to have side intake or exhaust, and to use reference coolers that exhaust air out the top

Thanks for the reply. I was wondering about the side fan. I have the nzxt phantom case and air flow going front/bottom to top/back. The 200mm side fan is slightly closer to the bottom so I figured the direct air on my gpus would help plus not disrupt the bottom to top as much.
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