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I tried that setup when I first got my 800D
imo, that is possibly the worst kind of setup for the 800D
I bought into the exhaust all the heat out hype... it doesn't fly with today's components, I don't have a HTPC build... (which in that case would do nicely for positive)
try both... only way to make u a believer or non-believer
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I tried that setup when I first got my 800D
imo, that is possibly the worst kind of setup for the 800D
I bought into the exhaust all the heat out hype... it doesn't fly with today's components, I don't have a HTPC build... (which in that case would do nicely for positive)
try both... only way to make u a believer or non-believer


This. Personally I have all intake fans, but I have removed my rear grill and my slot pillars -- the sheet metal between the backplane slots. So I have two large gaping avenues for air to escape.

 

I believe in positive flow rather than positive pressure. The older users tell us positive pressure causes air to stagnate, and I believe them. OTOH, a negative pressure case turns it into a bagless vacuum cleaner -- you get dust coming in through every crack. I had that with my very first case and I hated it.

 

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