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I believe I brought up the recommendation to turn off the 230mm fan closest to the drive bay cage, but some people reversed it and got good results. For me, I get best thermal performance with that fan disabled.

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First of all, thanks to everyone that has posted here, your posts have been very helpful and interesting to read. Quick question.

I've mounted additional fans on the bottom and on the back of my hard drive cage. Is the general consensus here that in addition, it's best to flip the 230mm fan closest to the front of the case, so that it's drawing air in instead of being used as an exhaust?

I vaguely remember reading that being suggested, though can't remember on what page.

Thanks.
If I remember correctly, most people have better results with the 230mm switched off. A few have experienced better cooling with it reversed. I will be trialling reversed but with dividers in place and also with the 230mm off to see if there is a 'better' way of setting it.
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post #393 of 4392
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If I remember correctly, most people have better results with the 230mm switched off. A few have experienced better cooling with it reversed. I will be trialling reversed but with dividers in place and also with the 230mm off to see if there is a 'better' way of setting it.
Look forward to hearing your results. Will try it out myself as well, hopefully this weekend.
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Look forward to hearing your results. Will try it out myself as well, hopefully this weekend.
In which case, you will get results faster than me! lol
My build has been set back by another week due to a lack of stock at the retailers
If anyone can tell me where I can get Megahalems in Australia, it will be very much appreciated!
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I believe I brought up the recommendation to turn off the 230mm fan closest to the drive bay cage, but some people reversed it and got good results. For me, I get best thermal performance with that fan disabled.

Have you tried turning both 230mm fans on the top of the case into intake fans? I am interested in this case but I am kind of disappointed with the negative air pressure. Thanks!
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post #396 of 4392
Negative air pressure for this case REALLY works. It stays almost as cool as the HAF, and is not nearly as loud. No reason to be dissapointed with it. Its fantastic at what it does.
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Negative air pressure for this case REALLY works. It stays almost as cool as the HAF, and is not nearly as loud. No reason to be dissapointed with it. Its fantastic at what it does.
Do you have any problems with dust?
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No problems with dust, as long as you are using the fans for the purpose for what they are designed for. ALL intakes have a dust filter, as well as the PSU. I still elect to blow it out once a month, as nothing is dust proof though. After 1 month i had almost no dist in my case. however, if you turn the top 230mm fan into an intake, that would be a different story entirely. But, making a dust filter is not that difficult, so that obstacle could be overcome fairly easily.
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I love the flat black powder coat on the interior. What paint did you use? (brand/specific color)
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