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From the looks of it, the only way to get a positive pressure setup is to have the back 92mm fan as an intake so it can be used for the CPU which will be pushed out by the PSU fan.

Unless you want to mod.
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@ Blizlake yeah but there would need to be a whole lot of cutting in order to add a second front intake and then it still would not fit another 120mm, so it would look dumb. a bottom would be super easy to add.

@ Hybridcore I dont wanna turn the rear 92mm fan around because its so ugly turned around, so I will add a fan, just not sure where yet.
would dual 120mm stacked up work any better then a single? like a sandwich not on top of one another? I have room to do that now and no modding needed. The front fan by default is attached to the grill, but I did some modding and attached it to the chassis.
post #1113 of 15838
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Originally Posted by Greg.Steele View Post

@ Blizlake yeah but there would need to be a whole lot of cutting in order to add a second front intake and then it still would not fit another 120mm, so it would look dumb. a bottom would be super easy to add.

@ Hybridcore I dont wanna turn the rear 92mm fan around because its so ugly turned around, so I will add a fan, just not sure where yet.
would dual 120mm stacked up work any better then a single? like a sandwich not on top of one another? I have room to do that now and no modding needed. The front fan by default is attached to the grill, but I did some modding and attached it to the chassis.

Oh I understand what you mean. I just measured it roughly and thought that there might be just enough space for another 120mm.

And "sandwiched" fans do push more air but the increase in airflow won't be linear (2 fans isn't double the airflow). But yeah, they'd pull more air. Maybe buy a fan that directs the airflow a bit, like s-flow blade or air penetrator.
We did similar tests in physics last year, I think the increase was around 20-30% IIRC.
post #1114 of 15838
Yeah I'll look into doing something along those lines then
post #1115 of 15838
My Arc Midi should be here sometime next week. Can anybody recommend me some easy mods to start me out. Going to WC it in the future so only going for small mods to start with.
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My Arc Midi should be here sometime next week. Can anybody recommend me some easy mods to start me out. Going to WC it in the future so only going for small mods to start with.

removing the filters and grills to show the fans is a great look if i do say so myself

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Kaneda, i dont think your pic is crappy by cell phone. . it is very clearly and no noise like snow dots in background picture. you're very lucky! biggrin.gif


BTW: your compact rig is super-neat! wink.gif
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purchased the core 1000 mini as i needed a very small case
well happy with the quality for such a low price
had a lot to cram into it
have since replaced the fan on the arctic cooler to a coolermaster sickleflow
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Neatly set up, Masonk! thumb.gif
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I should remove the filter too if I get one. I can't get over that white. I'm painting my fans white if they're not already. smile.gif
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well guys tomorrow i should be moving into my define R3. the rest of my water cooling stuff should be getting here biggrin.gif its not going to be a pretty move but it should work. when i get more money i will be modding the case with a smoked window, matching fans, sleeved extensions, and maybe some red lights. ill have to play it by ear.
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