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post #781 of 19729
ok, i dont understand the fan dynamics as well, i just thot "if it blows on it, it cools it off" i ahve intake on the left panal ( stock that came with ) on the bottom bracket, i have the top bracket open because of my 2 fans on my gemin2, i figured a fan blowing on 2 fans might be overkill... opinions? i have the rear as exaust, and top as an intake as well. i just checked with my hand and i dont think the front fan i sblowing at all >.< i hate having to take stuff apart to see >.< but suggestions? is my fan set up funky? what should i add, and where?
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I have mine setup like this:

2x Top fans exhaust
2x Rear exhaust (one's modded to fit)
1x Bottom intake
1x Backside of Mobo exhaust
2x front intake (one's modded to fit)

You want equal if not more exhaust then intake. At least, I've always had better cooling that way.
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hmm im thinkin of getting a semi thick black plexi and putting it as a "divider" between psu "Area" and the top 2/3 of case. what you guys think?
 
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post #785 of 19729
na, wouldnt it block some airflow?
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post #786 of 19729
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what if i were to mount a fan on the plexi in the area where a fan would be at?

1. it would "cover" the ugly psu cables...
2. it would cover the ugly psu cables from the rest of the case.
3. maybe would look nice? LOL
 
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post #787 of 19729
I've thought about that also. My question comes in at, do you paint the plexi? If so, does normal paint work?
And I would only do it if you add a fan hole to it. The bottom fan would be blocked by it.
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I've thought about that also. My question comes in at, do you paint the plexi? If so, does normal paint work?
And I would only do it if you add a fan hole to it. The bottom fan would be blocked by it.
if you paint the plexi it will probably chip coz it wont stick.
how about tinting the plexi? what color are you planning to paint it in?
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post #789 of 19729
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I've thought about that also. My question comes in at, do you paint the plexi? If so, does normal paint work?
And I would only do it if you add a fan hole to it. The bottom fan would be blocked by it.
yah i know. thats why im adding a fan on the plexi. and u dont paint plexi.

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if you paint the plexi it will probably chip coz it wont stick.
how about tinting the plexi? what color are you planning to paint it in?
not tint..

there are plexi that is colored already. tinting is just a thin colored film on top. i want to get a dark brown to black colored plexi. but not sure where to get it haha

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12" x 24"
$13.30 Each
Material
Acrylic
Acrylic Material
Cast Acrylic
Backing
Plain Back
Shape
Sheets, Bars, Strips, and Cubes
Sheets, Bars, Strips, and Cubes Type
Rectangular Sheet
Sheet Style
Standard
Thickness
.236"
Thickness Tolerance
+.020" to -.040"
Length
24"
Length Tolerance
±.125"
Width
12"
Width Tolerance
±.125"
Opaque
Black
Operating Temperature Range
-40° to +170° F
Softening Point
175° F
Performance Characteristic
Weather Resistant
Tensile Strength
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Tolerance
Standard
Hardness
Rockwell M: 103
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I'm not sure if I'm gonna do it. It's a thought I've had, and apparently I'm not the only one.
And I never even thought about tint. That would work. And I know a couple of guys up at the auto sound store, so I could probably get some scraps big enough to do a false bottom.

+Rep for the good idea!
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