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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3;14996175 
Nice set up but i realized you use custom tubes, why didn't you mount the rad outside then? Now you're close to the video card you're gonna intake alot of heat from it into the rad. Which is why i was wondering why you didn't add it to the rear behind of the case then add the tubes in the hole? Why didn't you go to that route?

I know I would prefer the rad to be inside my case if I could fit it. I think externally mounted rads are REALLY ugly, but that's just me.

I do agree that the rear exhaust with that setup isn't optimal though. Rear intake would provide better CPU/motherboard/northbridge temps.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kokin;14996308 
I know I would prefer the rad to be inside my case if I could fit it. I think externally mounted rads are REALLY ugly, but that's just me.

I do agree that the rear exhaust with that setup isn't optimal though. Rear intake would provide better CPU/motherboard/northbridge temps.

Have you checked the Corsair cooling thread? Use a shroud and go exhaust. Better results compare to the pressure airflow you're doing what Corsair recommended but meh if it works for you then good for you.
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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3;15004300 
Have you checked the Corsair cooling thread? Use a shroud and go exhaust. Better results compare to the pressure airflow you're doing what Corsair recommended but meh if it works for you then good for you.

Yes yes I look there almost daily and I have posted my results several times. Rear intake without shrouds does better for me than rear exhaust with shrouds.

Just switching from rear intake/no shrouds to rear exhaust with shrouds a month ago, I saw a 5-7C temp increase for both idle/load temps, not to mention my Northbridge/motherboard sensors were reporting about 1-3C hotter compared to rear intake at full load.

My Hawks release heat towards the motherboard and the side panel, so all that heat is being pushed through my whole motherboard and H50 rad if I use exhaust. Especially if the Hawks are running 100%, my CPU temps skyrocket to 55C+ at full load vs. 43-45C with rear intake.

Even looking at custom wcing builds here, I see a lot of people using intake for their rads regardless of the rad being at the top, bottom, front, back or sides.
    
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Damn.. the steering wheel biggrin.gif
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@roksof: I love the Carbon Fiber Vinyl mod you did on your heatsink, SSD, Cathodes, fan controller, and side panel. Beautiful work. thumb.gif
    
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Built my first rig over summer, Used a Antec 900. Love it
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