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Airflow diagram

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Here is my first build. The wiring kinda sucks but it was the best I could do, plus from this angle it looks a lot worse than it really is. I took a picture and put some arrows to show you how the air moves within the case. I didnt test it with my video card in but I took the picture with it in. The stock cooler is removed because I have a Zalman VF1000 that I've put on it, and thats what the darker rectangle you see below it is.




Tell me what you guys think. Also I'm sure this is pretty unorthadox for a build, but it seems to work well. I have two WD Raptors inside Masscool Konformula hard drive heatsinkfans in the top two 5.25 inch bays, which is how the air is getting in from the up there. I'll try to get some more pictures in this thread later, of some different angles.
    
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post #2 of 5
Looks like it would get pretty nice airflow dude
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Looks like standard front to back airflow
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I re did all my wiring, I think this is much better.

    
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Don't see why it wouldn't flow air.. Wiring is much improved over the first picture!
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