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I only notice 2 things. 1. Cable Management :-D 2. I would use like one of those fan arm thingies to cool your NorthBridge. It might not get to cool since its passive and kinda hidden.
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post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by Carlin View Post
I only notice 2 things. 1. Cable Management :-D 2. I would use like one of those fan arm thingies to cool your NorthBridge. It might not get to cool since its passive and kinda hidden.
again.......
.....not a passive north bridge.
    
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post #13 of 17
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again.......
.....not a passive north bridge.
I would take the Mans advice...

no offense.

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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
Good for what you have... but it is flawed

the heat that dissapates from under the video card is in the same air as the PSU Intake

Either put a fan in your door as exhaust if its an option, or open up those PCI slots and put a fan such that it blows air out the PCI slots...not a necessary mod but its something to consider

also, the dual fans on the upper front portion of your case is redundant - take the extra fan of your choice and place it in the lower empty bay area..... looks like the 2nd fan on the inside of the case(the one i can see) can be screwed to that spot... leave the 1st fan on the very top to intake as well

Overall - could be a bit better.... but nobody knows how much this will affect temperatures lol

I think it could do some good
Actually, heat rises. If anything, the heat of the GPU would rise. But why does it matter anyway, the G71 is a cool core.
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Actually, heat rises. If anything, the heat of the GPU would rise. But why does it matter anyway, the G71 is a cool core.
well my GTX (yeah its a different card) has those slots on the cooler such that it lets hot air INSIDE the case.... the top of my PSU cooks because of it (no fan but the metal gets really really hot) so I took the PCI slots out and shoved an 80mm fan in there to exhaust the air under my card
    
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thanks for the feed back guys, i think im going to add another 120mm exhaust on the side of my case (right infront of my GPU to take its hot air out). but yea i appreciate the feedback, + rep to all
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Did they update the interior of the 900? That looks quite different in some areas than my 900.
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