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You'd better configure that lower radiator as exhaust. You're adding a front 120mm intake fan correct?

If you configure the bottom radiator as intake the top as exhaust you'll be making the top radiator mostly useless. This is because once air has been used by a radiator it is too warm to cool anything else down.
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You'd better configure that lower radiator as exhaust. You're adding a front 120mm intake fan correct?

If you configure the bottom radiator as intake the top as exhaust you'll be making the top radiator mostly useless. This is because once air has been used by a radiator it is too warm to cool anything else down.
How could I make a front intake, I would have to mod it again and I really dont want to do that maybe i can make the back the intake and the radiators exhaust, it would be weird but maybe work
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How could I make a front intake, I would have to mod it again and I really dont want to do that maybe i can make the back the intake and the radiators exhaust, it would be weird but maybe work
Generally you want a 2:1 ratio of intake to exhaust. This is because fans push about 1/2 of their CFM through a radiator as in an open air setting. If you make the bottom 140 and rear 140 intake you will have:

2 140mm fans intake
5 120mm fans exhaust

Which should offer some nice airflow.
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Generally you want a 2:1 ratio of intake to exhaust. This is because fans push about 1/2 of their CFM through a radiator as in an open air setting. If you make the bottom 140 and rear 140 intake you will have:

2 140mm fans intake
5 120mm fans exhaust

Which should offer some nice airflow.
Alrighty well I can experiment anyway a lil bit, the top is an exhaust no matter what and I can always easily change the free chassis fans and the direction of the fans on the bottom rad. So I will just experiment.
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Check out my update on the first page, the december 28th edit.
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post #16 of 16
the corsair's Achilles heel is its air flow, it sucks tbh. I have the bottom and the rear for intake duties. That is one of the reasons Im hesitant about adding the rad at the bottom is due to the warm entering the top rad or loosing airflow to make the bottom an exhaust. only option is an external rad or mod the top for a quad for me, imo .
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