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well what i did was in my P182 i flipped the rear fan to intake and turned my AC7 around so the fan and cooler fan both blow towards the heatsyncs. It actually dropped the temps by a few degrees because of the increased flow from both fans.

What i'm worried about is should i be concerned with dust getting into the case because the other intake has the filter on it and now the rear intake is blowing directly on the cooler.

Will this be ok or could it cause a problem or do you think it was just a dumb idea in the first place ?????? All suggestions welcome!!!
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So, do you have any fans as exhaust?
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Hey if temps are better why worry about dust. Just make sure to routinely clean the case.
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I believe it would be better like this,

< -Rear fan <AC7<-fan
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
I believe it would be better like this,

< -Rear fan <AC7<-fan
Thats what he had before.




You can buy a 120mm fan filter for about 1-2$, probably even locally. But you shouldn't worry too much about the dust. Just make sure you clean routinely which you should do in any case.
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post #6 of 6
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i'm just trying to get the most airflow cause i have ambient temps in my room around 80f. so cpu running 40c on idle is pretty good i think.

I usually clean out the case about every few months i will just have to check more often to make sure dust isn't becoming problem.
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