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My understanding of it was that it blocks large air coolers like the hyper 212 and it also disrupts the airflow in the case. This is coming from a friend who owns the case, so I assume he knows what he's talking about.

I'm not sure if I need a side fan for my 2 Sapphire Toxic 6950's. If it improves it greatly I might get one.
post #6552 of 15204
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My understanding of it was that it blocks large air coolers like the hyper 212 and it also disrupts the airflow in the case. This is coming from a friend who owns the case, so I assume he knows what he's talking about.

I'm not sure if I need a side fan for my 2 Sapphire Toxic 6950's. If it improves it greatly I might get one.

The side fan helps air flow a lot. But many coolers won't work with it like you said. Imo if it fits with your setup use it.
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My understanding of it was that it blocks large air coolers like the hyper 212 and it also disrupts the airflow in the case. This is coming from a friend who owns the case, so I assume he knows what he's talking about.
I'm not sure if I need a side fan for my 2 Sapphire Toxic 6950's. If it improves it greatly I might get one.

Yes I'm afraid your friend is wrong. If you have all set as intake but the two top and back it will not hurt your flow (more likely to add to it) and will supply the gpu area with large amounts of fresh air. As lights said if it fits with your cooler you want it.
 
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post #6554 of 15204
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Yes I'm afraid your friend is wrong. If you have all set as intake but the two top and back it will not hurt your flow (more likely to add to it) and will supply the gpu area with large amounts of fresh air. As lights said if it fits with your cooler you want it.

Well Hyper 212 is a common cooler, anyone using it with a side fan? I think I've seen somewhere before that it doesn't fit.

I have the Hyper 212 EVO btw, not sure if there is a height difference.
Edited by apav - 11/23/11 at 12:19am
post #6555 of 15204
Heads up. Amazon has the white, black, and red versions currently all on sale for $99.99+ tax. I'm ordering a white one, but if you are ordering black, Newegg has the black one for $90 until tomorrow at midnight PST.
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212+ does not fit.
 
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post #6557 of 15204
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Well Hyper 212 is a common cooler, anyone using it with a side fan? I think I've seen somewhere before that it doesn't fit.
I have the Hyper 212 EVO btw, not sure if there is a height difference.

i am working on 200mm side fan atm and i have the 212+... will post and let u know the solution once ive done with mine...
    
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post #6558 of 15204
that would lead to you pushing out a bit to the left out of the side panel hope it turns out great for you wink.gif
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post #6559 of 15204
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i am working on 200mm side fan atm and i have the 212+... will post and let u know the solution once ive done with mine...

Hmm some sort of custom mesh perhaps. Should be interesting.
 
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I woke up this morning to find my NZXT Phantom case sitting on my door step. My god is the box massive, no idea this thing was so huge! Haven't opened it up yet
    
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