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So I have this case that doesn't really have a sub-par manufacturer, but this case will be for a Trinity based build with a A8-K APU. This case comes with a rear and front 120mm fan and from the looks of it the side panel fan is a 200mm fan. My question is what should the 200mm fan be positioned? Intake air or outtake air? Also there will be a stock heat sink so it's not a tower heat sink. Any suggestions on this build?


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front and side intake, rear exhaust
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Thanks!
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Western Digital Blue Western Digital Caviar Black Sony DVD Drive XIGMATEK GAIA 
CoolingCoolingOSKeyboard
Thermal Take Blue-Eye 120mm Fan x2 Antec Tricool 120mm Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Logitech K520 
PowerCaseMouse
Antec Basiq 350W  Raidmax AGUSTA White Edition Logitech M310 
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post #4 of 4
It needs more vents.
The side will intake as much air as back and front can exhaust/
Back and front will intake as much as side can exhaust.

And neither is good airflow design.

Experiment:
*Back in with cooler blowing back to front with front in and side out.
*Side in with cooler blowing front to back with back out and front out.
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