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Well When I was plugging some stuff in a USB in the back of my CPU, I only felt air coming from my PSU! No exhaust from my fan! So Im going to change that up a bit...

So then I was thinking.. whats the optimal intake/exhaust for my setup? I have a Apevia X-Pleasure Full tower case 2 front fans, 1 on the side (window) and 1 in the back.

How should I set this air cooling up?

Thanks!
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post #2 of 8
Everything as intake except the rear fan.
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post #3 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Everything as intake except the rear fan.
Yeah, and if you have a fan on the top, that should be in exhaust, since heat rises.
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Yea thats what i thought! Thanks! Rep +
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Noooooooooo! Best cooling research says negative pressure is beneficial to temps. I.e. more exhaust than intake!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by doctoe2260 View Post
Noooooooooo! Best cooling research says negative pressure is beneficial to temps. I.e. more exhaust than intake!
Yeah well my hands on results say otherwise with my system.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by doctoe2260 View Post
Noooooooooo! Best cooling research says negative pressure is beneficial to temps. I.e. more exhaust than intake!
Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Yeah well my hands on results say otherwise with my system.
That's weird because I get better temps with more exhaust too.
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N-Sanity's Guide To Fans

Quote:
Originally Posted by n-sanity View Post
The 3 types of Air Cooling Setups:
The Positive Pressure System:
A positive pressure system basicly means that you have more air going in
then out of your system, therefore inside you have more pressure then
outside.
Your system will stay cleaner, as the pressurized air on the inside will
try to get outside, and since it can also do that by slipping through
cracks and slits in your case, it will. Therefore much of the dust will
get filtered by your case. However, the hot air inside your case will
take a longer time to leave, and will worsen your temperatures by a
LITTLE unnoticable bit.

The Negative Pressure System:
This is obviously the opposite of the positive pressure system, since
inside you have a lower pressure then ont he outside of your case. Dust
will build up more inside your case, since dust will slip IN through all
those tiny cracks and slits in your case, and not get caught by the fan
filters (assuming you have any) however with all the hot air removed
before the cold air is pumped in means simply more cold air will slip in
through other ways, and this setup will have your temps a little lower.

The Equal Pressure System:
In the equal pressure system, the inside of your case is equally
pressurized to the outside of your case. This means you have the exact
same amount of air blowing in and blowing out.
For all you Zen people, this means BALANCE (ooh shiny...). You know the
plusses of that. Basicly a compromise of the negative and the positive
pressure systems.
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