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At the top of the case, would it be a good idea to have both 200mm fans as intake, along with a 240mm rad in push pull with it's own set of fans a blowing in the same direction. The heat rising thing does not tend to apply in a HAF X.
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At the top of the case, would it be a good idea to have both 200mm fans as intake, along with a 240mm rad in push pull with it's own set of fans a blowing in the same direction. The heat rising thing does not tend to apply in a HAF X.
Thank you.

The HAF X defies the very laws of basic thermodynamics?...

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I know, it is amazing!
Come on though, the air just moves eay too quock for hot air to rise on its own accord.
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Haha yeah I know what you mean. I'd still have the top fans as exhaust though, purely so youre not just dumping crap tons of warm air into the case expecting it to all escape through the rear fan. Would be abit of a bottleneck, would it not?
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Haha yeah I know what you mean. I'd still have the top fans as exhaust though, purely so youre not just dumping crap tons of warm air into the case expecting it to all escape through the rear fan. Would be abit of a bottleneck, would it not?

actually it works quite well pulling air into the case and the rear 140mm fan as exhaust. my temps dont go over 55C full loadon the core at 5ghz smile.gif
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The HAF X defies the very laws of basic thermodynamics?...
Fans "defy the very laws of basic thermodynamics." biggrin.gif
They do this thing called "blowing" and move air (hot air too) any direction they blow.thumb.gif
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I was thinking, would the top fans choke the potential of how air my rad fans can collect and direct downwards through the rad?
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after extensive testing best for me was 200mm top fans sucking air into rad and fans on rad pulling air though the rad. I got better temps like this
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after extensive testing best for me was 200mm top fans sucking air into rad and fans on rad pulling air though the rad. I got better temps like this
Testing is the only way to know what is best. Air is a fickled witch who does what she wants.. and sometimes what she wants is not even close to what science expects... but one we see her do it we can scientifically explain how she did it. It's late.. I hope you understand that. rolleyes.gif
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after extensive testing best for me was 200mm top fans sucking air into rad and fans on rad pulling air though the rad. I got better temps like this

This is very interesting, thank you.
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Testing is the only way to know what is best. Air is a fickled witch who does what she wants.. and sometimes what she wants is not even close to what science expects... but one we see her do it we can scientifically explain how she did it. It's late.. I hope you understand that. rolleyes.gif

Yep, we understand :-)
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