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Alright. Here's my situation. I'm getting the Windtunnel case.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811103012

Along with it I'll be getting an 8800GTX and Tuniq Tower for my CPU. How can I optimize airflow?

Since the case has the two 25cm side fans along the bottom as intake, should my front and rear case fans be set as exhaust? Or should I make the front intake as well, and shove all the air out of the back and the other vents around the sides? I've read the FAQ about air pressure inside the case. I'm honestly not sure whether I want negative or positive air pressure... soooo...

Also, would I benefit from making a blow hole at the top... possibly putting a fan up there too?
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Alright. Here's my situation. I'm getting the Windtunnel case.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811103012

Along with it I'll be getting an 8800GTX and Tuniq Tower for my CPU. How can I optimize airflow?
First mod?

Cut out the plastic grills on the side panel ...

This will net you an easy 30% increase in air flow on the intake side of things ... maybe follow suit by doing the same for any exhaust grills.

Simple, but effective ...

    
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Use a CD for a template and cut out the extra material on the rear 120mm fan!
The front fan as an exhaust would not make sence!
    
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I have the same case. I just put a 120 on the back as outtake. you really don't need to put in the front fan unless you have a crap-load of HDDs. and even then, the side 250's are already blowing on them any way

it's got vents on the top, and on the motherboard side too
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