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H100 push or pull? CM Trooper

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Hello! smile.gif I wonder if I should change my current setup with the H100 from pull to push. The case is an CM Storm Trooper and I have 5 fans installed in it:
-Front: 2x Noctua NF-S12A (pushing air in to the case)
-Top: 2x Noctua NF-F12 (pushing air in to the case)
-Exhaust: 1x Noctua NF-A14 (pulling out the air of the case)

My idle temp with a 4.2ghz oc: 36c.

What do you guys think? Should I change the fans on the radiator to exhausting air out of the case or should I just lave them as they are now? smile.gif
post #2 of 5
push and pull arent air flow directions. push means pushing air through a rad while pull means, yes you guessed, the pulls air through.
if the air goes through the fan first, its push and through the rad first its pull.
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Pulling is better for case temps and also keeps your h100 rad alot cleaner,i say try it both ways when gaming and see what your temps are like (cpu/gpu) ,and stick with the configuration you prefer....
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Originally Posted by Jamaican Reaper View Post

Pulling is better for case temps and also keeps your h100 rad alot cleaner,i say try it both ways when gaming and see what your temps are like (cpu/gpu) ,and stick with the configuration you prefer....
Ok, thanks man. I will test it out and see what's best smile.gif
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