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OK, so I tried every single solution/combination with the new fans, couldnt get my temps down, if anything they got worse (well actually GPU vrm-temps got better, but they werent the problem to begin with).

So, I removed the new fans and it seems that sometimes less is more and good airflow =/= lots of fans spinning at ridiculous RPMs.

However, one last trick I have yet to try is to remove my sidepanel and THEN add some intake fans , it might actually work, will try it little bit later.

Thx for all of you for suggestions smile.gif
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If you remove your side panel, old school trick you might see a slight improvement, might but chances are slim. Essentially it's like cutting a hole in your toilet to allow for more "discharge" but all you will end up with is a giant mess.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [T]yphoon View Post

2 intake
1 exhaust top
1 exhaust rear

best combo

Air goes where you push it.


youpekkad, would you be able to post a picture of your setup? I'm curious to see the cable management and component clearances inside. I've never messed with an Antec 300 but I wonder if that big GPU is basically segmenting off the bottom of the case from the top, preventing air from the intakes from getting up to the CPU. Your fans might also not be able to pull enough air through the front mesh (low static pressure); grabbing some cheap low and medium Yate Loons to test might not be a bad idea.
    
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Air goes where you push it.


youpekkad, would you be able to post a picture of your setup? I'm curious to see the cable management and component clearances inside. I've never messed with an Antec 300 but I wonder if that big GPU is basically segmenting off the bottom of the case from the top, preventing air from the intakes from getting up to the CPU. Your fans might also not be able to pull enough air through the front mesh (low static pressure); grabbing some cheap low and medium Yate Loons to test might not be a bad idea.

Hi, yes I´m pretty sure thats excactly the case, GPU did just barely fit so it kinda isolates the lower part of the case, thats why adding more fans only make GPU run hotter, they had no effect on CPU-temps. Ramping up that 140mm exhaust-fan from low to medium starts adding too much noise, so I dont love that idea. 120mm exhaust is running at medium, and isnt too loud, at high however...

As it is, I probably start looking for a new case, this setup works just fine tho with those 2 exhaust-fans, I can run my cpu @ 4,5Ghz no problems, and GPU at decent overclock as well.
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Don't forget cable management plays a role in airflow too. Clean it up biggrin.gif
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