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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #19161 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by ApexScalpel;12700894 
There is a lot of space there, I wish I had thought of that before. Thank you!

Now I won't have time to work on that until next weekend (3 deadlines this week) so what would be the best reconfiguration of the fans I can do?

Both side fans blowing in, the top fan blowing out and up and the front blowing out?

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pushpullnote.jpg
cool.gif Lay out your fans in this config.!!!!!!!!!!!!........................................................
The hole 'Hot Air Rises' concept leave to the people that want to debate it.
This has always been the best config. for all of us in our beloved 'SCOUT'
case!!!!!!!!!!........................cool.gif

EDIT: Or leave out the side panel fans all together. Some of us have had temps changes
from the fans being left out like me. I leave the pulling effect to the top and rear fans.
If you cut out your honey comb from your rear & top fan ports, you'll get better air-flow through
your case.
Edited by Rogue1266 - 3/11/11 at 11:36pm
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post #19162 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rogue1266;12701844 
pushpullnote.jpg
cool.gif Lay out your fans in this config.!!!!!!!!!!!!........................................................
The hole 'Hot Air Rises' concept leave to the people that want to debate it.
This has always been the best config. for all of us in our beloved 'SCOUT'
case!!!!!!!!!!........................cool.gif

EDIT: Or leave out the side panel fans all together. Some of us have had temps changes
from the fans being left out like me. I leave the pulling effect to the top and rear fans.
If you cut out your honey comb from your rear & top fan ports, you'll get better air-flow through
your case.

So the bottom front fan is actually doing something despite the drive bay being in the way?
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post #19163 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by cigarbug;12701471 

5. Your criticism seemed pretty harsh.


He does that, you'll get used to it. Old age it seems has made him a bit ornery;).

In fact hot air out the back and top is not a myth. It's been proven the best and dicussed many times here even before the arrival of our esteemed and albeit sometimes crotchity PapaSmurf.

In regards to the paticular issue at hand, with the mosfet tower blocking a push/pull in the traditional layout, the 5.25'' bay is the only alternative for the mounting location of the H50/70. What PapaSmurf did say that I agree with completely is, if water cooling is used the mosfet and memory cooling will have to be addressed. In this case I recomend rear fan as exhaust, top fan as exhaust and the side panel fans as intakes to help cool the upper mobo components.

I did in fact move my H50 to the 5.25'' bay yesterday. I did not notice a dramatic drop of temps as did cjc75, but it cleaned up the looks. The NB temp did increase, but it is still well within specs.
    
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My old CodeGen....
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....Am I silly for keeping this thing? I don't want to toss it out.
     
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post #19165 of 28613
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Originally Posted by DireLeon2010;12703618 
My old CodeGen....
code2big.gif
....Am I silly for keeping this thing? I don't want to toss it out.

Only if you feel like you are
    
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post #19166 of 28613
I think its a good looking box.
    
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post #19167 of 28613
wow, new low temp for me. we opened up the windows to air out the house a bit (it's 56 degrees Fahrenheit out). Came back to my box to goof off a bit, and this is what i saw:

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post #19168 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by DireLeon2010;12703618 
My old CodeGen....
code2big.gif
....Am I silly for keeping this thing? I don't want to toss it out.

Send it to Enigma - he'll make good use of it.biggrin.gif
post #19169 of 28613
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Originally Posted by nickt1862;12705848 
Send it to Enigma - he'll make good use of it.biggrin.gif

I'll second that. grouphug.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rockr69;12703585 
He does that, you'll get used to it. Old age it seems has made him a bit ornery;).

In fact hot air out the back and top is not a myth. It's been proven the best and dicussed many times here even before the arrival of our esteemed and albeit sometimes crotchity PapaSmurf.

I never said that hot air out the back and top is a myth or that it isn't the best way to go for the most part. I only said that it has nothing to do with hot air rising naturally.
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