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The Antec 900 has a spot for a 120mm fan on the back of the drive bays and on the clear window. How much of a benefit if any would there be for placing a fan or fans there?

Should I?

Also what speed do you keep your fans on? Low Medium or high?
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I think it benefits my setup quite a bit since I have installed fan filters in my two front intake fans. Right now I have the extra fan on the bottom hdd cage. But that's because I have an IDE hdd and the IDE cable isn't long enough to connect to both my DVD drive and hdd if it were in the bottom bay. But if you want some extra airflow over your GPU and CPU, I'd recommend adding another fan in that middle bracket in the top hdd cage.
 
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I have my two front fans installed in the very top and bottom. Middle slots are used by opticals and fan controller. Having the fan in the top spot made a nice wind tunnel from front>cpu hsf>rear exhaust. I'd imagine that adding another fan to the middle bracket will only help you. I don't use my window fan, I expect that it would just create more turbulence inside the case.
    
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I've got a really fast fan on the window to cool my graphics card.
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What speed u keep 'em? Thanks for the replies. Waiting on the UPS man to deliver the rest of my build. Visualizing my case till then.
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What speed u keep 'em? Thanks for the replies. Waiting on the UPS man to deliver the rest of my build. Visualizing my case till then.
The majority of the time, I had them on medium (top on high - it's quiet). I absolutely hated having to open the case to change the speeds, so I put in a fan controller and soldered 3 pin molex's on all of the fans.
    
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post #7 of 9
With a Tuniq Tower, you won't be able to fit a fan on the side window.
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With a Tuniq Tower, you won't be able to fit a fan on the side window.
You can, you just have to shave an edge off the side fan and it will barely fit.
    
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I actually have all of mine except the 200mm one hooked up to a fan controller. I usually have them set to a lower speed. I plan to replace all of the stock fans with Noctua ones though.
 
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