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post #3641 of 16277
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Hey everyone, first time posting in these forums. Just wondering if I could get some advice about my setup. Slowly putting together my first rig in years and right now I am working on case cooling. I have attached a picture with the current airflow. Please note that the front intake fans show warm air coming in. This is because I will be installing a xspc water cooler and the radiator will be installed in front with fans pulling air through (and I will be removing the currently front mounted fans). Right now, I figure the radiator fans will be pulling hot air, the bottom fan will offset th ast by pulling in cool air and the top fans and back fan will exhasust hot air out. I will be watercooling the CPU and graphics card.
Since this is my first time doing this in 10 yrs, does this setup make sense? Any other reccomendations?
I'd take the frontmost top exhaust out, otherwise you'll likely get some pretty bad negative pressure inside your case.
post #3642 of 16277
Thanks for all the advice guys. For now, I have changed the top two fans to intakes. Will update with more pics when I get the xspc kit.
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I got bored, so I decided to play with some 120mm fans:




With 3 fans blowing directly at a Fermi GPU, I had little to no difference change in temps. I also found out the 120mm side panel fan does not help improve temps for the GPU.
Edited by AbdullahG - 8/4/12 at 8:37am
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Seagate 750GB 7200RPM Arctic Cooling ACFZ13 92MM CPU Cooler Windows 7  Dell S2440L 24" LED Monitor 
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post #3645 of 16277
Your GPU is blower-style so it probably gets enough air from the front fan. The sidepanel fan could help keeping the mobo components cool though.
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Yeah, I was expecting there to be no change. My motherboard temps increased by 2 or 3C though.
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Seagate 750GB 7200RPM Arctic Cooling ACFZ13 92MM CPU Cooler Windows 7  Dell S2440L 24" LED Monitor 
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Seagate 750GB 7200RPM Arctic Cooling ACFZ13 92MM CPU Cooler Windows 7  Dell S2440L 24" LED Monitor 
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Job done for today:
- mb light
- carbon cover for 5.25

WOW that motherboard light is insane!applaud.gifdrool.gif How'd you get lights back there? is it just a short LED strip back there? Awesome job:thumb:
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Here you have LEDs which i used: LINK
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Ordered the R4 Titanium Grey earlier today and a Thermalright HR-02 Macho . I'm excited. First new case in 7 years!
I tried doing a search but couldn't find an answer to my questions.

I looked at the height size and I think the Macho with one fan may be cutting it close. Anyone have one mounted?
http://www.thermalright.com/products/index.php?act=data&cat_id=35&id=178

Also have a PC Power and Cooling MKIII Silencer 600w. Hoping I don't need a 12v extension cable. Will it reach?

Thanks!
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post #3650 of 16277
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Yeah, I was expecting there to be no change. My motherboard temps increased by 2 or 3C though.
Awesome thanks, I had a feeling you were using alchemy:)
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