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I just got my Antec 900 case in the other day, and i was wondering what fan speeds you keep each fan at?

Also, did you add a side fan, or an interior fan?

I bought another 120mm fan to fit in the side of the case, which is set at a constant speed, so i was wondering what speeds you set the other fans at to optimize airflow for the case, considering that there is only 1 exhaust fan.
    
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i keep all the 120mm on medium and i think i put the big one on high but i don't remember if i put it back or not. i plan on putting another 120mm for side exaust
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I have all set on high. I don't have a choice on my Thunderblade, but for the Tri-speeds, I keep em all on high. I have the rear fan for exhaust, along with the top. (Which can't do intake I don't think...) With the side panel one set as intake.
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I have all set on high. I don't have a choice of my Thunderblades, but for the Tri-speeds, I keep em all on high. I have the rear fan for exhaust, along with the top. (Which can't do intake I don't think...) With the side panel one set as intake.
oh the top fan is an exhaust fan? i didn't realize...
    
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post #5 of 12
yeah, top fan is exhaust
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post #6 of 12
I have the 2 front 120mm on Medium, the top 200mm and back 120mm on High. And I just got done putting my 120mm Thunderblade in the side panel as intake.
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post #7 of 12
is it better to use the side fan as exhaust or intake?
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post #8 of 12
I prefer intake I don't think it can pull air from that far away very well if you ask me.
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post #9 of 12
the reason i thought exhaust would be better (for me) is because my PSU has a top mounted fan, which blows right up to my GPU which has a fan on bottom so all that (possibly) hot air meets there, and i thought an exhaust fan there would be perfect
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post #10 of 12
You would be better to push cool air onto it, than to try and pull that hot air out. Front and side are for intake, back and top are for exhaust. Usually anyway.
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