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Stand corrected - top fan blowing out! Tried it blowing in and my MB temps increased. CPU temps and GPU temps were about 1 degree cooler with blowing in. With top fan blowing out, all temps were low. The only temp with the 80mm blowing in that dropped were the SSD. everything else was warmer.

I am guessing that with the top fan as an intake, it was disrupting the front to back airflow. Have you tried removing the top fan? Curious if the top fan helps at all , or is more for decoration. I bet there is minimal difference, if any, with it set as exhaust. Report back if you decide to try it out for us.

Case in point with me although with another case, my Cooler Master 690 II Advanced with the top one or both fans blowing in equals an increase in temps and with them exhaust or no fans equal just about the same temps.

 

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SADLY: Unfortunately my own HAF XB is going to be returned because I noticed a defect in the chassis that it's "not truely" squared off as it should that the top panel when slid in needs to be pushed in the right end some to then screw secure it on.  There's nothing wrong with the top panel as I looked where the in "folds" in the metal meet the upper chassis.  I will order this case again but will wait until I get my desk situation in order which has delayed me even doing my own build in this case as I need a place to put it.

 

Good thing that I can still be an asset to this club because of my brothers build pictured in the first pages which is located here in the same residence and personally did the build.

post #652 of 10491
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I can still be an asset to this club

Stick around man, no need to rush off. thumb.gif
 
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The Green Machine project is now complete
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I can appreciate the work and craftsmanship that went into this build, and it's filled with awesome components, BUT the color leaves my feeling a little ill. Too. Much. Green. puke.gif
 
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post #655 of 10491
So I got to thinking.....if I was going to repaint my case a two-tone color what would it be. I came up with a desert camo type Brown and tan. Maybe filled with Noctua fans, and I know there is a MB out there that is brown/tan. Asus Sabertooth. Do they make any brown ram?
 
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post #656 of 10491
There are some brownish ram kits, but I like the way Crucial Tactical Tracers look on a Sabertooth. You can disable the LEDs if you want to. The Elites look really nice as well.
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Shout out to sgtgates, lol, I went to OU for a year, stayed in Oklahoma city for a good 4 years. Saw that OU sticker on your comp and was like, huh? Nice to see a fellow okie here.

Haha nice, did you like the city? Its my 3rd year here gonna be in the city after I graduate
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post #660 of 10491
That is very nice looking. i really appreciate the time and money that went into this
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