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I just ordered up the Cosmos II and H100 for cpu cooling. I ordered up 4 Cougar cooling fans for Push/Pull on the H100.
For best cpu cooling I heard that pulling fresh air in thru the H100 mounted at the top of the case is recommended.
My question is:
Which way should the remaining case fans mount, intake or exhaust?
Will adding more case fans help in the air flow? If so, mount where, and as intake or exhaust?

Any help would be awesome!!

What fans would you recommend installed where?

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119252
H100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181017
Cougar fans:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553006
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post #2 of 38
Hmm i would leave it how it is, put the H100 on top to suck air from the outside in. Stick the 140mm fan in the rear facing out which it should be. Put the intakes on the side panel,and intake in the front. here is a picture somebody posted on this forum. i know the case isnt the same but you can get the idea

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LOL i just watched the video on newegg about that case, that woman looks tiny compared to that giant thing biggrin.gif
Edited by l3ubba - 2/16/12 at 6:45am
post #3 of 38
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Is there enough exhaust, 1 140mm, to even all the air intake?
Will the 1 140mm exhaust fan in the rear enough to even the 4 120mm intake on top, 200mm intake in front, and 2 140mm intake on side?
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LOL i just watched the video on newegg about that case, that woman looks tiny compared to that giant thing biggrin.gif

Wow, just watched that, I bet she could fit inside the thing if you took the drive bays out!
     
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post #5 of 38
Bit-Tech has a cool article on this topic. Maybe it helps:

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/2012/02/10/the-big-cooling-investigation/1
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post #6 of 38
Yeah that will create some positive air pressure but not all that much. you could turn the side panel fan facing out and it would help that, but it would ad some ambient temps to the video card too. I tried it facing out, and off all together and made my video cards get to warm for my liking. everything else was about the same.
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What about this?

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Or This?

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The Top RED line is the H100 with 2 140mm pushing and pulling
The middle red line is a 140mm mid case fan, not a rad.
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