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post #11 of 14
With only one video card it's pretty simple. Have air input... somewhere (this is actually optional). Have an exhaust fan that pulls air directly from the CPU area (this is your rear or top exhaust fan standard on cases). Presto! Cooling good enough for gaming, overclocking, pretty much anything but heavy overclocking or 2 video cards.
    
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I know my HAWK exhausts a lot of its heat into the case. I was thinking of having a side-panel set up (as well as top, rear, front fans) so that the bottom side fan took in air and the top side fan sent out the hot air from my card, which would keep it much cooler. I'm not expert though.
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post #14 of 14
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The fans I have at the moment that came with my case are pretty quiet smile.gif

My budget can just about allow me to get a new PSU along with the mobo, cooler, RAM. I reckon I'll go with air this time, and next time I'll get a full water loop.
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Dell U2412M IPS Razer Blackwidow 2013 Corsair TX750M 
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Samsung 840 EVO Samsung 1.5TB HDD LG DVD Burner Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Dell U2412M IPS Razer Blackwidow 2013 Corsair TX750M 
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