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How do you guys prefer your fans? Do you keep them on the inner most part of your hard drive cage or do you move them to the very front? I was planning to have two pulling air in from the side panel, one pulling out on the back, and two on the very front or by default on the hard drive cage

the C70 is cooled much better with 2 fans behind the front panel and remove the hdd racks if possible, or at least 1 hdd rack.
the 2 fans mounted to the racks are just useless. here is my fan setup in my C70.
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post #7772 of 8338
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the C70 is cooled much better with 2 fans behind the front panel and remove the hdd racks if possible, or at least 1 hdd rack.
the 2 fans mounted to the racks are just useless. here is my fan setup in my C70.

Are the top ones pushing out or in? And which way is your power supply facing fan wise? Towards top of the bottom.
post #7773 of 8338
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Are the top ones pushing out or in? And which way is your power supply facing fan wise? Towards top of the bottom.

Top fans are exhaust (pushing out)

PSU fan is on bottom drawing fresh air in.
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post #7774 of 8338
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Are the top ones pushing out or in? And which way is your power supply facing fan wise? Towards top of the bottom.

the 2 top 140mm are exhaust, 2 front and 1 bottom are intake, 1 rear is exhaust, and psu has the fan facing down to pull cool air into the psu and exhausting out the rear of the psu.
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Top fans are exhaust (pushing out)

PSU fan is on bottom drawing fresh air in.

we were typing at the same time, funny. smile.gif
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we were typing at the same time, funny. smile.gif

LOL

You got ninja.gif !

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LOL

You got ninja.gif !

tongue.gif

happens often on OCN. cheers.gif
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post #7778 of 8338
I prefer them on the very front, because then they don´t cramp up the inside of the case thumb.gif
Furthermore, I would leave the window fanless, it doesn´t look nice and you always have to detach the cables when opening the side panel. I prefer to put one 140mm in the bottom, behind the PSU biggrin.gif
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post #7779 of 8338
Right now my window vents the rear of the mobo tray lol
 
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post #7780 of 8338
I have realized after a week of use, I need to spend the money and replace the fans that came with the case and the ones that came with my h110 as it top mounted and there already rattling and grinding.

but I did some smoke tests and front 2 fans as intakes, 1 bottom intake, 1 back exhaust and the 2 fans on radiator as exhausts, worked the best for nice air flow and temp.

When I had the original windows on with the vents the flow seemed to be all over the place, but i blocked them off for a test and the air flow was nice again.

Ive decided to replace the intakes with 2x BitFenix Spectre Pro Black 120mm and 1x BitFenix Spectre Pro Black 140mm and the radiator exhausts with 2x BitFenix Spectre Pro PWM Black 140mm and keep the back exhaust on as the one included with the case on silent to get a little positive air flow (to help with dust)

I was going to use Noctua fans but none of my suppliers have them and the bitfenix fans work out 1/10 the cost of me buying the Noctua via a retail company.

Thats what I am doing, Hopefully the right thing smile.gif
Edited by mickr777 - 3/28/15 at 3:03pm
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