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Hi all

Ive reecently built a new rig but im a little unsure as to weather the intake exhaust set up is optimal am i doing things right here?

The side panel has a double 140mm fan spaces but no fans fitted same as the rear 120mm fan slot with no fan fitted.
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That should provide good air circulation in the case. Consider adding a rear exhaust fan if you find the temps to be high. Also if your able to remove un-used hard drive trays that will also help with airflow.
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I would try and intake the H110 from the outside at the top, have the back top fan as exhaust and also have the side fan/s as exhaust.
Your Graphics card is venting all its hot air straight through your rad.

Keep the front and bottom if you have one as intakes.
post #5 of 13
Looks OK to me. You'll be getting lots of cool air to the H110. And all the hot air from the H110 and the GPU is pushed directly out of the case. Plus there's a good chance you'll have a bit of positive air pressure as well which is always good. thumb.gif

Edit: sorry, I may have misunderstood the rear intake arrow...are you planning to install an intake fan there?
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That should provide good air circulation in the case. Consider adding a rear exhaust fan if you find the temps to be high. Also if your able to remove un-used hard drive trays that will also help with airflow.

I did consider adding a rear exhaust fan but i thought it may steal some of the air the H110 is trying to push through the rad on the roof? Maybe have the rear fan as an intake?

Removing un used drive trays is a good shout, im not sure weather to fit fans on the side panel it has two 140mm fan spaces directly over the gpu and mother board or to leave it?
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post #7 of 13
Try what I said and see what it does for your temps. I would put money on them being lower if you intake from the top and exhaust out the side (EDIT) and back. Your GPU as well . But hey your call wink.gif

EDIT #2 Blower GPU, its getting late here, fail tongue.gif

Anyway I still say intake from top and exhaust out side at top biggrin.gif
Edited by Slink3Slyde - 4/3/14 at 3:09pm
post #8 of 13
You might drop the card temp a few degrees by adding a fan in the side panel, as it will provide airflow over the top of the card. My only concern with the rear being an intake is you have to components exhausting below it (the card and the PSU), since hot air rises that intake fan would be sucking the heat back into your case.
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You might drop the card temp a few degrees by adding a fan in the side panel, as it will provide airflow over the top of the card. My only concern with the rear being an intake is you have to components exhausting below it (the card and the PSU), since hot air rises that intake fan would be sucking the heat back into your case.

This is true
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This is the other option with the red circles being the 140mm fans acting as exhausts
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