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case intake or case outtake?

of course a good combo is the best....but which is more important?
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post #2 of 11
You want to have slightly negative pressure in your case I believe. This will give you good airflow and keep warm air moving out of the case.
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post #3 of 11
lol sorry to cause confusion, but i'd disagree. I would have more intake than exhaust. That way, cool air is always available for your parts. Would you rather have cool air in your case, or have hot air moving out? I personally would like to have a nice supply of fresh air into the computer
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post #4 of 11
Try to get some airflow in your gase...maybe a intake in the front and a outtake in the back so you can get the air to flow over your components
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post #5 of 11
You need both. Having too much more of one than the other won't help. I would say a little more intake beacuse then the case will have cooler air in it.
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Waupli View Post
You need both. Having too much more of one than the other won't help. I would say a little more intake beacuse then the case will have cooler air in it.
I agree...Or you can get a 200mm fan on your side panel
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post #7 of 11
lol That would solve a lot of temp problems.
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post #8 of 11
It's like $25 i think! I'd say it worth it....better than my 5 led fans!!!!lol
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post #9 of 11
Well think of it this way, air is gonna come in to your case NO matter what. the fact that you're pulling away the hot air from all your parts allows cooler air to be sucked in. I'd get an exhuast for now and get the intake later if you really can't get both now.
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post #10 of 11
You need to have near-balance in the intake and outtake.
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