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post #91 of 5801
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Hi Guys,

If I get a H80, would I want to be mounting it on the rear fan panel, top rear or top front panel for optimum airflow? I was considering rear fan panel as intake, that way I'll have cool air directly onto the radiator. This exhausts into the case yes but the top 2 fans set to exhaust should minimize case temperature. However, exhaust from the pci slots as well as a graphics card that exhausts out the rear will rise and potentially get sucked into the h80 intake above it, so i'm confused and wondering if anyone has experience with this.

I have also read Ehume's post on positive pressure and using top intakes, in that case, I assume I could do a h80 on the rear fan panel as exhaust, with top 2 panels as intake.

I was considering also the Noctua D14 but i'm not sure if I want the Heatsink to be taking up the entire side panel window, kind of defeats the point of a window, unless it's not as horrendously huge as i think. Yes i know its superficial choosing looks over performance but I can't help it.

Thanks in advance!

ive always had best results running my h100 as exhaus, but thats twice the airflow, and i fold 24/7, so my gpu's push a lot of air out.
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oh btw, check my build log in the sig, im going to finish assembly tomorrow (except possible the cpu) then ill overclock it and get it running ASAP. cant wait for spring! ill start modding smile.gif
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post #93 of 5801
Good luck, hopefully you don't run into any problems like I did.
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post #94 of 5801
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ive always had best results running my h100 as exhaus, but thats twice the airflow, and i fold 24/7, so my gpu's push a lot of air out.

Thanks for the info. Is your h100 in a push/pull config though, if so, which fans are you using? Could you also tell me generally what's your fan setup for the phantom 410? e.g. 2 x 120mm front intake, 120mm side/btm intake, 120mm rear exhaust!
post #95 of 5801
I just got my white Phantom 410 in today ( along with all my other parts for my new build except the CPU for some reason it won't be here til Monday mad.gif ). I want to get another 200mm fan to match the 1 that is already in the top. Does anyone know what model it is? The only 1 I can find on NZXT's website is the FS200 and it looks a bit different to me. http://store.nzxt.com/product_p/fan-200fs%20blue%20led.htm
Just to clarify the 1 top 200mm fan that comes with the Phantom 410 is a blue LED right?
post #96 of 5801
A 200mm fan doesn't fit inside the phantom 410 anywhere, unless you mod it

the one that comes with the case is a 140mm fan with blue leds, and you can fit two in the top, one inside, one in the front, and one on the panel with a window.

the regular phantom does come with a 200mm fan though


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Originally Posted by hansen6 View Post

Hi Guys,
If I get a H80, would I want to be mounting it on the rear fan panel, top rear or top front panel for optimum airflow? I was considering rear fan panel as intake, that way I'll have cool air directly onto the radiator. This exhausts into the case yes but the top 2 fans set to exhaust should minimize case temperature. However, exhaust from the pci slots as well as a graphics card that exhausts out the rear will rise and potentially get sucked into the h80 intake above it, so i'm confused and wondering if anyone has experience with this.
I have also read Ehume's post on positive pressure and using top intakes, in that case, I assume I could do a h80 on the rear fan panel as exhaust, with top 2 panels as intake.
I was considering also the Noctua D14 but i'm not sure if I want the Heatsink to be taking up the entire side panel window, kind of defeats the point of a window, unless it's not as horrendously huge as i think. Yes i know its superficial choosing looks over performance but I can't help it.
Thanks in advance!

the H80 doesn't fit in the top area frown.gif (I tried)
The radiator is just barely too tall to fit in there, but I hope an RS or an EX radiator will fit in there, its not much shorter than the H80 though.
So your only option would be to put it in the rear fan panel.

As for intake or exhaust, I'm not really sure which one is better, but if you have it as intake, it gets a little more dusty
Edited by Peopie - 2/18/12 at 9:43am
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post #97 of 5801
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A 200mm fan doesn't fit inside the phantom 410 anywhere, unless you mod it
the one that comes with the case is a 140mm fan with blue leds, and you can fit two in the top, one inside, one in the front, and one on the panel with a window.
the regular phantom does come with a 200mm fan though
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Right I meant 140mm. I can't find a 140mm on their site that has LEDs. Does anyone know where to get a second? I know I could go with another brand but I'd really prefer to have 1 identical to the 1 that it came with.
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post #99 of 5801
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Originally Posted by Peopie View Post

A 200mm fan doesn't fit inside the phantom 410 anywhere, unless you mod it
the one that comes with the case is a 140mm fan with blue leds, and you can fit two in the top, one inside, one in the front, and one on the panel with a window.
the regular phantom does come with a 200mm fan though
Also,
the H80 doesn't fit in the top area frown.gif (I tried)
The radiator is just barely too tall to fit in there, but I hope an RS or an EX radiator will fit in there, its not much shorter than the H80 though.
So your only option would be to put it in the rear fan panel.
As for intake or exhaust, I'm not really sure which one is better, but if you have it as intake, it gets a little more dusty

i see, did you try with just one fan on top, and then the radiator and other fan below?

If it's convenient do you mind posting a picture of your interior so i can see how much the h80 on the rear will overlap the mobo please? thanks! smile.gif
post #100 of 5801
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Originally Posted by hansen6 View Post

i see, did you try with just one fan on top, and then the radiator and other fan below?
If it's convenient do you mind posting a picture of your interior so i can see how much the h80 on the rear will overlap the mobo please? thanks! smile.gif

You know, I did not think of that!

I feel kinda silly now.
I thought the rads were supposed to go on the top, with the fans under in push mode xD

I think I'm going to try to change it tomorrow
But it looks like you could fit a lot more if you put the rad under and the fan on top, similar to what phlliyd did with his radiator

I think the H80 will fit only on the top rear spot, because it looks like it'll get in the way of the ram if its in the top front spot.

This is what it looks like right now
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There seems to be plenty of room here
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And the ram is sort of in the way, you cant put big things in there
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There are a few more pictures if you look at my rig thing on my sig, but they're kinda dark
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