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post #14751 of 19108
Test ur air pressure in case with smoke, like in this video :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a12aDCxrcts

Check littre crack on side panel, pci slots . Smoke goes in = negative pressure in house , smoke pushed away = positive pressure in house.
Edited by TeslaHUN - 8/21/16 at 6:48am
post #14752 of 19108
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im hoping my airflow does ok once im done ive got a 480 in the bottom intake, 420 in the top as exhaust two 140s in the front as intake and a 140 on the rear as exhaust...(havent decided on the h220x as exhaust or intake yet as its set in the side beside the mobo) ill also have a 120 pointed at socket and a 120 hitting the vrms both towards the board...all fans on rads are swiftech helix, case fans are all three phanteks 140s and the supplementals are cougar 1200 rpm...all will be running 100 percent...i think it will do pretty good i had the pro case setup nearly the same way and temps were good but i didnt have the side rad...ill try it all out and see
What case? Maybe I'm thinking wrong, but Enthoo Pro isn't that big. tongue.gif
post #14753 of 19108
@doyll , you're completely correct.

I am completely wrong. I apologize for my rose tinted glasses, everything you said is 100% accurate.

I know nothing and for my ignorance I will never put advice on this board again and will never post about my builds again.

Sorry for anyone that read my posts.
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post #14754 of 19108
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@doyll , you're completely correct.

I am completely wrong. I apologize for my rose tinted glasses, everything you said is 100% accurate.

I know nothing and for my ignorance I will never put advice on this board again and will never post about my builds again.

Sorry for anyone that read my posts.

Dont feel too bad I think most of us have been put in place by Doyll at least once. I think he has even given me the airflow lecture more then once as I had forgotten over-time and got a new build which I failed in airflow again. I could tell he was irritated with my repeated stupidity lol.

We all get owned by Doyll. No reason to disappear on us. We like helping and seeing new builds. Doyll is just a badass tongue.gif
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post #14755 of 19108
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@doyll , you're completely correct.

I am completely wrong. I apologize for my rose tinted glasses, everything you said is 100% accurate.

I know nothing and for my ignorance I will never put advice on this board again and will never post about my builds again.

Sorry for anyone that read my posts.

Try not to get offended. @doyll was trying to help you. If you re-read, I am sure that you will see that.
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What case? Maybe I'm thinking wrong, but Enthoo Pro isn't that big. tongue.gif
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Looks like I'm going to take one for the team. Just ordered the Phanteks GPU block, and I can not find a single comment from an actual user anywhere. Good thing I trust these guys......

nice. looking forward to your account on this thing.


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another nice build. love this channel.


Awesome build and video I would have liked to see how he addressed the other side view

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post #14758 of 19108
Hey guys.

I've been binge reading this entire thread and I should have marked where some of the comments that were said would apply to what I am about to ask. Anyway, my questions involve the Evolv (TG) case which I plan to get soon.

1. If I put a front radiator with a push/pull configuration, would a tube reservoir sill fit between the pull fans and the graphics card?

2. Just out of curiosity, will I be able to swap radiator and fan placement in the front of the case meaning, having like a EK SE 360 where the front fans would be and then having the fans in just a pull configuration?

3. I've been seeing a lot of heat exhausting issues where some of the solutions are covering up the mount holes on the radiator bracket and not clipping the top panel all the way down....so would having front and top as intake where the rear is the exhaust be a wise choice? For example, having the top and front intake at a lower speed whereas the rear would be at higher speed?

Thanks,
D
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Hey guys.

I've been binge reading this entire thread and I should have marked where some of the comments that were said would apply to what I am about to ask. Anyway, my questions involve the Evolv (TG) case which I plan to get soon.

1. If I put a front radiator with a push/pull configuration, would a tube reservoir sill fit between the pull fans and the graphics card?

2. Just out of curiosity, will I be able to swap radiator and fan placement in the front of the case meaning, having like a EK SE 360 where the front fans would be and then having the fans in just a pull configuration?

3. I've been seeing a lot of heat exhausting issues where some of the solutions are covering up the mount holes on the radiator bracket and not clipping the top panel all the way down....so would having front and top as intake where the rear is the exhaust be a wise choice? For example, having the top and front intake at a lower speed whereas the rear would be at higher speed?

Thanks,
D

Just my take...

1. Depends on the thickness of the radiator and the length of the GPU (and the res mount spec). A 60mm rad in p/p will likely not work with a rad/fan mount. 30mm will work, 45mm rad in p/p might work.
2. Considering an SE is 26mm it should work (I don't know about width). There is no way this would result in a performance gain though. If anything it would likely run worse than a traditional setup.
3. Some people have done this and reported good results. A strong airflow fan for the rear, like a Noctua, would be advisable. Again though, there isn't much of a "gain" with this method vs a properly set up front and back intake and top exhaust. Resting the top panel on the clips (which is barely visibly noticeable) and sealing the radiator bracket pretty much solves everything.
    
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Hey guys.

I've been binge reading this entire thread and I should have marked where some of the comments that were said would apply to what I am about to ask. Anyway, my questions involve the Evolv (TG) case which I plan to get soon.

1. If I put a front radiator with a push/pull configuration, would a tube reservoir sill fit between the pull fans and the graphics card?

2. Just out of curiosity, will I be able to swap radiator and fan placement in the front of the case meaning, having like a EK SE 360 where the front fans would be and then having the fans in just a pull configuration?

3. I've been seeing a lot of heat exhausting issues where some of the solutions are covering up the mount holes on the radiator bracket and not clipping the top panel all the way down....so would having front and top as intake where the rear is the exhaust be a wise choice? For example, having the top and front intake at a lower speed whereas the rear would be at higher speed?

Thanks,
D

Just to add to what @paskowitz already said....

1. The only rads that would fit in the front and allow room for a res when in push/pull, wouldn't benefit from push/pull in the first place. Slim rads don't benefit from push/pull, so it becomes a futile exercise unless you are using a short graphics card.

2. I have shown a couple of detailed explanations on the fact that the EK 360SE, being quite literally one of the worst performing 360s ever released, should never be in an Evolv ATX (it really shouldn't be used anywhere given the performance). You can get the same performance and look using a decent quality 240mm and you will have room for a good quality 360mm up top without fighting with it.

3. Some people have had good experiences running the top as intake. My build has better performance with the top as exhaust with the rad isolated - but it is also getting cool air from the intake fans since I removed the front rad.
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