Originally Posted by stilllogicz
Sounds good Rognin, thick rad in push/pull it is. Last but prolly not least, lol. In regards to airflow in my case (switch 810 which I've failed to mention so far I think), I've seen alot of people intaking into the case with the top and bottom rads and the only exhaust being the rear fan next to the io ports.
Is this really the recommended setup? Not sure about this but maybe exhausting out of the case on the top rad would be better?
Nope, been there done that. Had a 650D (Inchoate) and had a 200mm phobya pulling in fresh at the front and top and rear (140.2 and 120.1 respectively) rads as the exhaust rads, they became much less effective (although still able to cool a 2600k and two 580's to marginal temps for noise level). Pulling in ambient air on any rad is always
better. So having top and bottom pulling in gets you two real good things. First fresh air for all your rads, second positive air pressure which equates to less dust and more air flow (even if it's warm).
Edit: Some of the parts in a puter can go to 60c easy. What's a 15c delta to ambients gonna do?Edited by Rognin - 8/25/12 at 8:40pm