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alot of intake fans are usually towards the bottom part of the front bezel and they are meant to cool the hard drives as well as overall case cooling. Having intake is just as important as having exhaust. If you look at the goal of air cooling, its to get as much cool air as possible to pass through the case to cool all the components and having intake is a big part of that.
    
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alot of intake fans are usually towards the bottom part of the front bezel and they are meant to cool the hard drives as well as overall case cooling. Having intake is just as important as having exhaust. If you look at the goal of air cooling, its to get as much cool air as possible to pass through the case to cool all the components and having intake is a big part of that.
The problem with that is whenever I put any fan into the bottom fan place, it makes a terrible noise. I've used standoffs and it didn't help. I think something's wrong with the case there.
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I was trying to see how quiet I can get my pc. I unplugged the front fan. It's 80mm and in the 5.5 bays (pics in my gallery). It's my only intake fan. Without it my temps seem to have actually dropped a tiny bit. So is it fine to have no intake? (I should mention the entire front of the case is mesh).

With intake:



Without intake:



The blue led fan that's the intake:

where can i get a cool as hell OCN sticker
   
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where can i get a cool as hell OCN sticker
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ques-sale.html

But I got mine from a member here
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your room is chilly! It gets cold when it's 70°F lol
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your room is chilly! It gets cold when it's 70°C lol
I like it around that temp, can't stand when it gets above 73-ish. lol, maybe I'm just used to san francisco weather.

And wow you like it at 70C? how do you keep your cpu below ambient
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Below ambient? Ambient is whatever temperature you have in your room...

You can't go below it without phase change, dry ice, or some icy freezing cooling

I manage with water
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post #18 of 21
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Below ambient? Ambient is whatever temperature you have in your room...

You can't go below it without phase change, dry ice, or some icy freezing cooling

I manage with water
You obviously didn't catch what I was hinting at lol. You put 70 Celsius, not Fahrenheit. If it was 70C in your room you'd be dead
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lol, not quite dead, maybe, but toasty! (158°FFFFFF) loll

Sorry, I had 70F but went back to add the ° symbol and added the C because I'm so used to typing out temps in degrees centigrade.
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The problem with that is whenever I put any fan into the bottom fan place, it makes a terrible noise. I've used standoffs and it didn't help. I think something's wrong with the case there.
yea, same here. I actually opened up the case when it was running and saw that it was the little wires vibrating against the metal. Someday I'll fix it, but I is too lazy
    
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