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post #1471 of 2023
So, what's the best fan configuration to achieve the best airflow? Two front 140mm intake fans, reversing the first top 140mm fan and what else?

How much do temps drop from the stock configuration?

BTW thanks for answering my previous question, I repped.
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post #1472 of 2023
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So, what's the best fan configuration to achieve the best airflow? Two front 140mm intake fans, reversing the first top 140mm fan and what else?

How much do temps drop from the stock configuration?

BTW thanks for answering my previous question, I repped.
My temps on my cpu dropped the most after I installed the Silver Arrow. Reversing the front 140 to intake might help temps. Especially if your cpu cooler pushes air towards the back. I'm trying this again this weekend now I that have something else besides stock cooling.

I have a 120 intake in the 5.25 bay and it seems to help a little. It's a Noctua and is very quiet at 100% but doesn't pull enough air through the front mesh. I'm looking into a replacement atm.
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post #1473 of 2023
Surprisingly, my temps dropped when I got rid of my second front intake and just replaced the rear top exhaust with a faster Lian Li 140mm. I think it was 1200rpm or something.
when using it as intake my temps dropped ~1-2C, but moving it to the exhaust dropped it another ~2-3C

:edit:
that faster Lian Li is what I had been using as my second front intake
it's this one http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10..._CF-1412A.html
Edited by clark_b - 7/30/11 at 8:25am
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post #1474 of 2023
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Surprisingly, my temps dropped when I got rid of my second front intake and just replaced the rear top exhaust with a faster Lian Li 140mm. I think it was 1200rpm or something.
when using it as intake my temps dropped ~1-2C, but moving it to the exhaust dropped it another ~2-3C

:edit:
that faster Lian Li is what I had been using as my second front intake
it's this one http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10..._CF-1412A.html
So you have one front intake and three exhaust? Or did you flip the front 140 to intake? I'm going to try that today now that I have something other than stock cooling on my CPU.
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post #1475 of 2023

Hello all, really love all the pictures and videos, you guys definitely helped me decide on my new PC-K62. Check out my no-production-value video of my new rig!



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post #1476 of 2023
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So you have one front intake and three exhaust? Or did you flip the front 140 to intake? I'm going to try that today now that I have something other than stock cooling on my CPU.
I have the single stock front intake and all other fans are like they come from the factory, but I replaced the rear top exhaust with a slightly faster/higher flow fan. I didn't flip any of them.
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Hello all, really love all the pictures and videos, you guys definitely helped me decide on my new PC-K62. Check out my no-production-value video of my new rig!

PC-K-62 w Purple Fans


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I have the single stock front intake and all other fans are like they come from the factory, but I replaced the rear top exhaust with a slightly faster/higher flow fan. I didn't flip any of them.
Thanks for the reply. I flipped the top front to intake and my temps dropped ~1-2c idle/load. Goin to try blocking off the back top exhaust and cutting out the rear grill to improve airflow even more. On a quest for positive pressure!
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Thanks for the reply. I flipped the top front to intake and my temps dropped ~1-2c idle/load. Goin to try blocking off the back top exhaust and cutting out the rear grill to improve airflow even more. On a quest for positive pressure!
you might also want to try blocking the front top exhaust, removing the back top exhaust, and running 2 front intakes. That way the air is flowing in a consistent direction and you don't have that front exhaust sucking out the cool air that the upper front intake is blowing in.

and if you've got an extra 50 bucks or don't mind drilling a hole in your side panel, adding a side 140mm intake dropped my graphics card temps by almost 15*C
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you might also want to try blocking the front top exhaust, removing the back top exhaust, and running 2 front intakes. That way the air is flowing in a consistent direction and you don't have that front exhaust sucking out the cool air that the upper front intake is blowing in.

and if you've got an extra 50 bucks or don't mind drilling a hole in your side panel, adding a side 140mm intake dropped my graphics card temps by almost 15*C
This is what I will have after I temporarily block the back top exhaust with electrical tape or something:



Forgot to add the TY-140's on the SA are 1300 RPM. I don't use PWM atm. After I cut out the rear grill I may move them to a Pull/Pull config. The present noise level is fine for me. I'm going to replace the top front stock 140 with another TY-140 though. The stock fan sounds terrible when oriented as horizontal intake.

Would two front 120 intakes in 5.25 bay be kinda noisey? Seems like there could be some unwanted turbulence between the two...unless I run them both a lower voltage?

Definately going to pick up the side panel with the two 140 holes. My GPU exhausts all it's hot air into the case. Temps will only get worse when I get another for CF. I might try to find someone to help me cut a 140 hole in the current side panel window. I live in an apartment otherwise I'd do it myself.
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