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How's my air flow? Obsidian 650D. i7 3770K. GTX 670.

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How does my air flow look in this 3rd grade diagram of my next build?\

Includes:
i7 3770K
GTX670
16GB Corsair Vengeance RAM (I know...tight fit.)
Obsidian 650D
Asus P8Z77-V Pro
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It looks good to me, but if possibly, I'd try and put a fan on the bottom of your case as intake, to the right of your PSU if possible.
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It looks good to me, but if possibly, I'd try and put a fan on the bottom of your case as intake, to the right of your PSU if possible.

What, like this?
post #4 of 20


add a fan at the bottom or place one on DVD/Blueray Bay facing rear fans
post #5 of 20
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Oh, you said intake. There is no portion on the bottom for intake, except for for the PSU.
post #6 of 20
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What, like this?
Well, except turned 90 degrees, to like pull air in from under the case. I know my case has little stand type things that raise it above an inch off the ground, so I think it would take in a fair amount of air.
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post #7 of 20
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add a fan at the bottom or place one on DVD/Blueray Bay facing rear fans


??
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if there arent holes for bottom fans: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11021/ele-744/Anti-Vibration_Rubber_Fan_Screws_w_Magnetic_Head_-_4_Pack_AV01-0008-AKS.html#blank

edit



front fan is optional...
Edited by PontiacGTX - 4/1/13 at 8:21am
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There is no ventilation on the bottom. It wont pull any air.
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Originally Posted by JaredxShreds View Post

There is no ventilation on the bottom. It wont pull any air.

what moves bottom air to up? nothing.... for that airplanes have engines with propeller blades, moving air... doh.gif
Edited by PontiacGTX - 4/1/13 at 8:28am
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