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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post
To check if your case cooling is adequate, remove the side panel and get a big box fan.
Set up the fan blowing into the case about a foot away. If temps drop significantly, you have poor case cooling.
Or you could just bungie cord the box fan to the side of your PC and voila...permanent cooling solution. I'm sure that's been done many times.

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Definitely adding the 92mm fan to the side will help. It will bring in more cool air, I'm not sure how efficient your front intake fan is so the 92mm will be helping it. Also you should consider putting a very high CFM fan as your rear case exhaust, like a silverstone FM-121 or equal.

I recently switched over from a case with limited air-flow to the CM690 and I have 8x120mm fans and it made a huge difference.
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good fan placement is critical for case temps. i've got a faq on it - link is below in my signature. might give you some good hints.
    
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