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i was thinking because my vapor x 7970 doesn't push air out of the case that that fan would help it out let me go switch the fans~bbl
i'm not a pc person so yea~
Edited by youyou - 5/3/13 at 12:43pm
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Anybody with some Sketchup/CAD/etc. skills mind helping me out?

I'm trying to design a fan mount bracket for the Define R4's vertical PCI slot that lines up with the nonwindowed side panel's existing fan mount. It would be a fairly low-tech piece of equipment: a metal plate with a standard PCI slot mount on one end and a round fan hole that supports mounting for a 120mm fan. Ideally it'll keep that 25mm-ish gap between the vertical PCI slot and the side panel.

(Current experiment will be to cut up a home AC filter, stick it in one of those DIY filter brackets, and see how well it does in place of the higher-restriction DEMCI filters.)
    
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Dude there is no point in having a bottom exaust fan. Heat RISES. Basics of psyhics.

Not significant at all when you have fans moving air but yeah bottom exhaust is generally a bad idea.
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Dude there is no point in having a bottom exaust fan. Heat RISES. Basics of psyhics.

I do not know where you got that from, but every since I added my bottom fan my graphics card runs cooler than it was.
     
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has anyone mounted a h100i in front of the R4 ? i want to but it looks like the tubes are too short .
my R4 atm, want to add a water cooler but i don't want to remove the sound things covering the top and the side panel ,that gpu temporary waiting for my 7970.
don't mind the mess .


Yes:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1144409/h80-h80i-h90-h100-h100i-h110-case-compatibility-thread-page-1-for-full-listings/620#post_19352523

(though tall RAM heatspreaders make it difficult--but I made mine fit with a mITX motherboard in push/pull).
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Dude there is no point in having a bottom exaust fan. Heat RISES. Basics of psyhics.

There's more to Physics than that, which everyone who says "Heat rises" (incorrect terminology) forgets. You have to take the whole system into consideration--like drawing a force diagram. People forget about other fans in the system that apply force / push air in different directions. Hot air only rises in a convective loop manner when there is no induced turbulence from other fans, and it certainly doesn't take much for hot air to move sideways from front intake fans, etc. Imagine blowing a fan onto a steaming kettle, you'll see the steam move sideways if the fan is fast enough. Moreover, there are localized packets of hot air and all kinds of complicated microcirculation depending on how segmented your case is. It's not an empty box.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 5/3/13 at 3:56pm
   
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Amazing build and even better photography. Stunning.

- Thank you!
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Photography, you mean pornography?
I just don"t understand why is the top front fan not an intake?

- The GPU is blowing out air from the fans direction, and so I thought it would make sense to make it into an exhaust instead.
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What did you use to light this? Fantastic lighting

- I used my iPhones light, took 3 pictures and just took parts that has good lighting, and thank you!

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Well that ended up pretty bad. Switch on the front fan filter broke and then the USB 3.0 connector broke the hell off. Decided for the kind of system I have that it's not right. So dealing with taking all my crap out of my Trooper and into the Arc Midi R2, and then back and then figuring out why my computer wasn't booting correctly (fixed it), wasn't too fun. I'm going to get a refund for the Arc Midi R2. No offense to anyone in here. It really is a gorgeous case, but some of the cables were too short for me (the HD Audio connector couldn't reach my sound card's port for allowing front audio).

One plus out of all of this, my computer (inside) is WAY cleaner than it was before. By the way, all of this crap took me at least 4 hours (working slow, stoppages and lower back problems).
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post #7579 of 16052
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i was thinking because my vapor x 7970 doesn't push air out of the case that that fan would help it out let me go switch the fans~bbl
i'm not a pc person so yea~

No, it"s on the bottom , all the heat from yours 7970 will rise up where the cpu cooler is. It"s not about beeing a pc person, it"s just logics.
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(though tall RAM heatspreaders make it difficult--but I made mine fit with a mITX motherboard in push/pull).
There's more to Physics than that, which everyone who says "Heat rises" (incorrect terminology) forgets. You have to take the whole system into consideration--like drawing a force diagram. People forget about other fans in the system that apply force / push air in different directions. Hot air only rises in a convective loop manner when there is no induced turbulence from other fans, and it certainly doesn't take much for hot air to move sideways from front intake fans, etc. Imagine blowing a fan onto a steaming kettle, you'll see the steam move sideways if the fan is fast enough. Moreover, there are localized packets of hot air and all kinds of complicated microcirculation depending on how segmented your case is. It's not an empty box.[/quote]

Yer but considering how his PC is assembled now there is no way that any heat will get down to that fan. There is nothing forcing it down there.
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