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Don't have adjacent fans in the same panel going in different directions. If they are perpendicular to each other then it's okay. What you want is uniformity in airflow.

As got ya point in case if you had 2 front panel fans have them both either intake or exhaust or if rear is exhaust have rear top exhaust too?
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As got ya point in case if you had 2 front panel fans have them both either intake or exhaust or if rear is exhaust have rear top exhaust too?

Set all front fans as intake and any rear panel fans as exhaust. The rear fan on the top panel can be either intake or exhaust, or simply block off that vent. A fan there makes very little difference in overall cooling if you have proper airflow already. Experiment a bit and see what works for you best.
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Set all front fans as intake and any rear panel fans as exhaust. The rear fan on the top panel can be either intake or exhaust, or simply block off that vent. A fan there makes very little difference in overall cooling if you have proper airflow already. Experiment a bit and see what works for you best.

Probably will do that.... any good cheap thermometers you'd recommend?
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Obviously you have not looked at the "Ways to Better Cooling" thread buttkick.gif because the first post is a list of which post have what .. and the second post is about monitoring temperature inside of case. rolleyes.gif

I enjoy helping others .. but I expect them to follow simple suggestions .. like looking at what is already posted.buttkick.gif
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Edited by doyll - 5/18/15 at 3:07am
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Don't have adjacent fans in the same panel going in different directions. If they are perpendicular to each other then it's okay. What you want is uniformity in airflow.
Two fans going in opposite directions does the thing regardless of orientation. The pressure differential and equalization principle is the same.


Also case clearance .. usually bottom feet .. is important. We need to at lest have as much airflow area going to and from fan as the fan's airflow area .. and more is better.


This applies to sides and top of case .. and airflow inside as well.
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Basically what I said and what you already said. I don't know why you keep repeating it.
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post #17 of 20
I think you will do best if you tinker a bit. Try some different combinations (2 intake, 1in/1exh, etc), and see for yourself.
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Basically what I said and what you already said. I don't know why you keep repeating it.
Because you first said
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Don't have adjacent fans in the same panel going in different directions. If they are perpendicular to each other then it's okay. What you want is uniformity in airflow.
And the same airflow circle happens when mounted perpendicular. thumb.gif
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Obviously you have not looked at the "Ways to Better Cooling" thread buttkick.gif because the first post is a list of which post have what .. and the second post is about monitoring temperature inside of case. rolleyes.gif

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Lazy had nothing to do with it I just didn't know what you sent about following the link below. I thought you ment in your reply not in your signature thinking.gif I'm working off a mobile phone so links are small so if I'd known you sent below in your signature I would of looked there but got it now, and is a great thread thumb.gif
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I think you will do best if you tinker a bit. Try some different combinations (2 intake, 1in/1exh, etc), and see for yourself.

Yea a lot of what I've read people have suggested that so with what doyll, Melcar and you I think I can figure it out. Being that this is my first ever build once it's built building one in the future will be a cake walk.
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