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post #21 of 65
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hmm im still thinking about that hdd cage and the 2 fans lol, when u think about it and look at the pic, u would think that it wouldnt be as cool as it would if u removed the hdd cage, cuz it is covering the 2 fans.. wouldnt it get a lower temp if i removed the hdd cage or about the same?
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post #22 of 65
I think you would see better temperatures, since front intake/back outtake mostly creates the best airflow, with support from side intake(s).

I removed a similar bracket in my case, and CPU temps dropped a couple degrees. However, the motherboard temp dropped about 5C, since the northbridge got a direct airflow that was otherwise deflected by the bracket.

(I have a second bracket in the bottom chamber in my case )
    
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post #23 of 65
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hmm im still thinking about that hdd cage and the 2 fans lol, when u think about it and look at the pic, u would think that it wouldnt be as cool as it would if u removed the hdd cage, cuz it is covering the 2 fans.. wouldnt it get a lower temp if i removed the hdd cage or about the same?
Well if the HDD cage wasnt going to be holding any fans for further cooling then i would remove it as its not needed and may help just the tiniest with airflow. Every little bit helps mate.
post #24 of 65
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hmm if i dont remove the brackets do u think i shouldnt have any problems overclocking and my temps will be good? or do u think i should go a bit further and actually remove the brackets?
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post #25 of 65
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Well if the HDD cage wasnt going to be holding any fans for further cooling then i would remove it as its not needed and may help just the tiniest with airflow. Every little bit helps mate.
wut do u mean holding any fans? isnt the cage for hdd? also couldnt i put the hdd in the cage above as im only using 1 cd rom?
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post #26 of 65
Even with the HDD bracket in place, I think you will be just fine with this case. Don't worry, you have a good cooler, a solid PSU , and a case that has good airflow, also due to the extra side intake.
    
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post #27 of 65
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oh and my mobo will fit the tower right? "nooby"
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post #28 of 65
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oh and my mobo will fit the tower right? "nooby"
Haha of course
    
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post #29 of 65
YEs...it's all ATX, which is a standard format.
    
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post #30 of 65
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AH sweet i just hope with this tower and the cooler im getting my tower wont be getting warm, i just want it cool man and stay that way, cuz im on the computer alot gaming and stuff, i mean alot lol just hope this will work well
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