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I've got 2x120mm case fans at the moment as you can see in the pic. Is that the best possible way to have them facing or..?

The air blowing out of fan #1 is freakishly warm at the moment (17*c room temp) but I'm hoping that should change once I get an Accelero S1 when shops reopen in 2009. Once I close the top lid case, the 4850 blocks most of the air flow from the cpu half. Any other tips on how I can improve air flow?
    
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I've got 2x120mm case fans at the moment as you can see in the pic. Is that the best possible way to have them facing or..?

The air blowing out of fan #1 is freakishly warm at the moment (17*c room temp) but I'm hoping that should change once I get an Accelero S1 when shops reopen in 2009. Once I close the top lid case, the 4850 blocks most of the air flow from the cpu half. Any other tips on how I can improve air flow?
Looks like the correct way to me, but i've never used one of those test bench things.

Also, just an FYI, getting an aftermarket cooler for the GPU will not make the video card produce less heat, it just removes the heat more efficiently
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prob not possible... but im guessing there is a top lid of some sorts.. or a side panel... again ive never used a bench case like that.. but adding a side or front vent to pull air out at multiple side... (ie: around the end of or above the video card) would def decrease ambient case temp... 1 pusher and 2 pullers would prob be enough..
    
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