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Air flow, is it the proper way?

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I have the 6600gt, and its sucking air onto the card, but I also have that antec led fan sucking air away from the card. I attached a jepg to describe what I mean.

both fans are sucking air from an area about 1.5/2 inches apart from each other. Is it good to have it like this or should I drop the antec fan so the vid card gets more room to suck air in?
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http://www.overclock.net/faqs/13939-...highlight=fans

Read through that FAQ.

I'm guessing you have a PCI slot cooler by your drawing, and I don't think it'll hurt your temps that much by having that fan there.

For optimal cooling performance you're setup should look like how the FAQ is setup.
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I would love to have it like that, though the company's case sucks monkey bum, and I cant route the flow like that. I have no place for exahust in the back, only a side panel with some holes, covering 1/4 of it.
I know, it sucks, but I need to know if this thing will crap out my card, I've already run into some scares, so I dont want to risk anything.
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Well as I've said in my previous post you shouldn't harm the card with that fan there.
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