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i do have this case 336679107a32.jpg
and my current cooling system looks like that
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the question is what do u think about it and is it ok to have only one cooler for intake?and should i install another one on the plastic side of the case or it will disturb the flow?
post #2 of 56
This would be the way to go.
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Alot of reviews show that positive presure is better for airflow then negative pressure,

also if you remove the rear cooler the air will be pushed out automaticly, no need to be sucked out.
try and turn your cooler 90Degrees and put a Pull fan on it.
and i think a intake on the side wouldnt hurt your gpu temps smile.gif
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u know what i am concerned the most? that i need a powerfull intake cooler on the top and that this cooler and the one on the cpu will create opposite directions flow.moreover if i wont have enough power top cooler the flow wont reach the cpu cooler.and the hot air from the psu will go straight to the video card
post #4 of 56
this is my case an antec 600 V2 the top is 200mm rest are 120mm's
my airflow works very well i think and i get minimum dust. my rear exhaust acts as a pull for my cpu cooler evo 212 as its only 80mm away, ive also mounted my hdd's in tho spare optical bays up top for improved airflow . my 2 120 mm intakes in front have no obstuction till mobo smile.gif, also the psu doesnt affect airflow cos it sucks in from bottom and blows straight out the back smile.gif i cut a hole for this smile.gif

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also as said before turn your cooler so it is right to left not down to up smile.gif youe exhaust will help the hot air on its way out thumb.gif
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and hot air rises so dont use top as intake
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post #6 of 56
Quote:
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and hot air rises so dont use top as intake

suck cold air from below, exhaust hot air from above. thumb.gif
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post #7 of 56
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i like it.but why u dont use a cooler at the bot of the cpu like i do.so hot air will go on the top.i cant actually use it at the side of the cpu cauz i have a damn huge cpu cooler.i even removed some radiators from ram
look
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i like it.but why u dont use a cooler at the bot of the cpu like i do.so hot air will go on the top.i cant actually use it at the side of the cpu cauz i have a damn huge cpu cooler.i even removed some radiators from ram
look
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I see. I have a cooler of similar size. What you need is more intake fans. But taking hot air again from top is not a good idea. You can put your hand on the top of the case to feel it. It is just not cool there cuz' the CPU.
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in your pic it looks ike you could mount he fans on the side of the cpu heatsink? have you tried this? just try and create one direction of airflow as in my setup, coolair for front and side and hot air all out the top left hand corner,( psu is seperate remember). also some good cable management helps alot with airflow and heat buid up in pockets smile.gif. are your HDD mounted at top?
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ps i dont mount my cpu cooler like that cos it will suck warm air right off the top of your GPU,
could you add another 120mm intake at the front top? or is your optical drive in the way, an 80mm might even help just getting extra fresh aair in smile.gifthumb.gif
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