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Well because of the corsair Vengence memory the front fan doesn't fit 100%, if installed about 20% of the fan sits above the cooler which doesn't look that great.

You should of got the LP Vengeance RAM. How does it affect performance with only the NF-P14 installed?
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well i bought the whole system with the intention of getting a h80 for my old case that i had which was the Silverstone TJ08B-E but ended up getting the D14 from another member here on OCN for $50 so i thought i was worth it.
Dont see much deference in temps, don't overclock the CPU, Only use my machine for gaming, so if anything my GPU is the only thing getting really hot. Otherwise i still have the front fan mounted just above the D14 blowing cool air onto the front to be sucked in as-well as the front case fan blowing cool air for the whole case and thirdly i don't have a side panel installed so i guess it gets as much air as it needs.


Edited by Airborn - 5/11/13 at 8:14am
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airborn - Good cooling design.

 

Now remove your backplane slot covers to improve the airflow past your gpu.

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airborn - Good cooling design.

Now remove your backplane slot covers to improve the airflow past your gpu.

Thanks, with regards to the pci-e slot covers, I want to leave them on firstly because I want a possitive pressure in the case when I eventually get my side panel modded and secondly whatever air that isn't used by the gpu I want to pass either through the wholes at the back or get sucked up into or over the CPU area and then out the only exhaust fan at the top.
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Thanks, with regards to the pci-e slot covers, I want to leave them on firstly because I want a possitive pressure in the case when I eventually get my side panel modded and secondly whatever air that isn't used by the gpu I want to pass either through the wholes at the back or get sucked up into or over the CPU area and then out the only exhaust fan at the top.

Sounds like you know what you're doing. thumb.gif

You should never leave the pci-e slot covers removed- why on earth people think that that is a good idea I don't know...I find it amusing.
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Sounds like you know what you're doing. thumb.gif

You should never leave the pci-e slot covers removed- why on earth people think that that is a good idea I don't know...I find it amusing.
Does the same apply to PCI slot covers that are vented? That they should never be used? What about vents between the PCI slots and side cover on many cases? They should not be their either? Please explain how this is all wrong.

ehume has years of experience with cooling.

Others here have also spent years getting the best cooling in our cases and have found the easier the air flows through the case the better the case cools.. and the better the components cool. Unless a reference cooler blowing all it's hot air out the back is used having the PCI slots open usually allows air to flow front to back and move the hot exhaust coming off of GPU out the back.

We have learned that with airflow and cooling that rarely can "never" be said.. except never say "never" about what air will do.

I have occasionally found that 2x and 3x fanned coolers will actually draw air in through the PCI slots.
Edited by doyll - 5/12/13 at 3:12am
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Does the same apply to PCI slot covers that are vented? That they should never be used? What about vents between the PCI slots and side cover on many cases? They should not be their either? Please explain how this is all wrong.

ehume has years of experience with cooling.

Others here have also spent years getting the best cooling in our cases and have found the easier the air flows through the case the better the case cools.. and the better the components cool. Unless a reference cooler blowing all it's hot air out the back is used having the PCI slots open usually allows air to flow front to back and move the hot exhaust coming off of GPU out the back.

We have learned that with airflow and cooling that rarely can "never" be said.. except never say "never" about what air will do.

I have occasionally found that 2x and 3x fanned coolers will actually draw air in through the PCI slots.

Well you see, that's the thing about computer forums- everyone's an "expert".

I have my opinions and you have yours- you need to deal with that. Feel free to do what ever works best for you.

I would explain the flaws of leaving pci slot covers removed, but because we have concluded in the past that you have a rather big problem with me and everything that I write, I am not going to get into a "who's the bigger expert" argument with you- after all you are very argumentative. However If you would like, there are a few great books I can recommend to you that cover this topic among many others.
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Well you see, that's the thing about computer forums- everyone's an "expert".

I have my opinions and you have yours- you need to deal with that. Feel free to do what ever works best for you.

I would explain the flaws of leaving pci slot covers removed, but because we have concluded in the past that you have a rather big problem with me and everything that I write, I am not going to get into a "who's the bigger expert" argument with you- after all you are very argumentative. However If you would like, there are a few great books I can recommend to you that cover this topic among many others.
Your last post sounds very argumentative and condescending.

I have no issues with someone posting opinions.
I do have issues with someone saying things like
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You should never leave the pci-e slot covers removed- why on earth people think that that is a good idea I don't know...I find it amusing.
because that is making a statement, not stating it's your opinion.

If you are not willing to back up your statements with facts than please post them as opinions instead of statements like above.
Edited by doyll - 5/12/13 at 4:23am
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To me this D14 thread is kind of funny. I think those who keep recommending to gut/remove the PCI-E slots....and also to gut the rear fan grille....they just need to chill and understand this is not for everybody. In all honesty, it shouldn't even be brought up....I mean if this method is truly god's gift to earth, then everybody would be doing it, and every case manufacture would do it from the get go. But no, they don't....because it's not necessary. If you are getting overheating temps of your GPU or CPU, it's not due to the case flow....assuming you already have a decent flowing case to begin with....gutting the rear of your case is not going to save your 90C CPU temps and drop it to 70C
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To me this D14 thread is kind of funny. I think those who keep recommending to gut/remove the PCI-E slots....and also to gut the rear fan grille....they just need to chill and understand this is not for everybody. In all honesty, it shouldn't even be brought up....I mean if this method is truly god's gift to earth, then everybody would be doing it, and every case manufacture would do it from the get go. But no, they don't....because it's not necessary. If you are getting overheating temps of your GPU or CPU, it's not due to the case flow....assuming you already have a decent flowing case to begin with....gutting the rear of your case is not going to save your 90C CPU temps and drop it to 70C

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