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post #4691 of 15187
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Originally Posted by num1son View Post
Fill in your sig rig so we can easier see what you got going on.

Try flipping that fan the other way. I would say that you obviously had some better flow going with exhaust up top. Got the side fan? That will make a difference to your GPU. The 140 is set as intake right?
No side fan until I can find one that is thin enough to mount or find some way to mount the fan externally.

140mm fan is set to intake.
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post #4692 of 15187
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but how would that work? push pull 120s underneath the 200mm? wouldn't the slow 200mm fans hinder the air flow?
I was thinking about that and the only real reason to keep the 200's is for exhaust. So if you were keeping them I would set the 120's to exhaust out top. I don't think the larger fans would hinder the exhaust. They move larger amounts of air just not at very high speeds.
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No side fan until I can find one that is thin enough to mount or find some way to mount the fan externally.

140mm fan is set to intake.
Well I would just try switching that new fan around and that should reverse any ill effects it was causing.
 
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post #4693 of 15187
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I was thinking about that and the only real reason to keep the 200's is for exhaust. So if you were keeping them I would set the 120's to exhaust out top. I don't think the larger fans would hinder the exhaust. They move larger amounts of air just not at very high speeds.


Well I would just try switching that new fan around and that should reverse any ill effects it was causing.
Hmmm I set it up as an exhaust fan and the temps rose 2 degrees.

Guess I will just keep it as an intake.

87c for my slightly overclocked gpu under load isnt that bad is it ?
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post #4694 of 15187
that's not that bad, its a little high if its idle though
I guess I was convinced by a fellow OCNer to not get the H100, not much need and it's performance is not worth the price. I guess I'll just stick with my 212+ for now lol and just mess around with that, see the optimal performance with that
   
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post #4695 of 15187
It's kinda high for a non reference card. Try switching your other fan to intake too. It doesn't make any sense though that having them as exhaust is giving you higher temps than with just one fan. Have your ambients changed any?
 
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post #4696 of 15187
I think it could be the interference you are causing by having one exhaust and one intake. Both top fans should be exhaust. 200mm fans move a lot of air and hot air rises so all you are doing is blowing it back down into your case making it hard for warm air to escape.
post #4697 of 15187
You can have two as intake, you just need to have a way for the air to exhaust. The hot air rises thing was tested and proven to be negligible in helping to cool your case. The most important thing is that you have a good flow of air. You are trying to get the air away from your components as quickly as possible.
 
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post #4698 of 15187
if you get the 212+ i would try top front intake and rear top exhaust, but definitely have your side as intake
   
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post #4699 of 15187
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if you get the 212+ i would try top front intake and rear top exhaust, but definitely have your side as intake
I think the only way to go on air is front and side intake rear and top exhaust.
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post #4700 of 15187
where can i find custom side panel designs for this case ? ill be buying the case next month along with my new build, and i would like to send the sidepanel to my friends modding shop, thanks in advance
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