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Would this case still cool well without the wind tunnel? It kinda seemed like a gimmick to me, but Silverstoen Temjins are supposed to be really good cases, so I wasn't sure if this one would still be good without the lame-o wind tunnel.

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post #2 of 7
There have been a couple of members with that case, they both said the tunnel is crap and better without it.
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post #3 of 7
On the cpu and video card it maybe best WITHOUT the wind tunel.

Im only going by common sense here. the wind tunnel was below the cd drives right? so it would mostly benefit the hard drives because they are right there, once the wind has passed through the hdds, it's probably warm already and would not help the gpu temps by blowing hot air on em already. you have ONE hdd so it might not affect you that much.
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post #4 of 7
From the looks of the case, the GPU is not cooled by the tunnel which is a plastic shield that goes from the front of the case to the back, covering the memory and CPU area
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I figured that if the wind tunnel was gone, then intake and exhaust are both at the bottom of the case. Wouldn't that mean, since hot air rises, that the coldest air would be exhausted, and the hotter air would go up to the video cards and power supply?

Just my thoughts.
    
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Looks like it to me
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post #7 of 7
The TJ-05 is quite a nice case!
VERY heavy though!
heres a couple piccys, one thats empty and mine thats a bit fuller

you have a 120mm at the rear and one in the front just to the right of the five slot internal drive bays, the panel along the bottom you can either fit 2 80mm fans or a couple drives like that maxtor(Thats dead!)
they supposed to come with removeable fan filters but as I got mine B-grade stock from overclockers UK, it didnt! but this case for under £60 I dont care!!

One thing that is a bit of a pain in the arse is that you have to use right 90 degree SATA cables in the five bay or the case wont shut!

Edit: Arse, the pic of my rig is bigger than 1600x1200! will have to crop it and post tomorra!
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