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That setup works out better. It's called positive pressure and it's awesome! Clicky here for more info.

I really can not believe how well that works. My temps (in particular the north bridge,) are so much lower. With very little noise is another bonus. I have a filter on top to keep it clean inside
    
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That setup works out better. It's called positive pressure and it's awesome! Clicky here for more info.


Interesting I wonder if it would work good even though that I have 4 fans on my sidepanel as intake and one fan as exhaust?

 
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post #1523 of 4826
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I really can not believe how well that works. My temps (in particular the north bridge,) are so much lower. With very little noise is another bonus. I have a filter on top to keep it clean inside

So you're happy with it then?biggrin.gif

Anth0789 If the exhaust you mentioned is the rear 120 try removing it and see if temps are effected. If there's no change then at least you have one less fan creating more noise in your rig. Cutting out the mesh from the rear 120 slot helps with airflow/noise as well. This setup works best with the CPU cooler's airflow directed out the back of the case. thumb.gif
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post #1524 of 4826
One more upgrade, ASRock z68 ext4g3 and i5 2500K, enjoy.

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those frozers take only 2 pci slots ... with my two matrix theres no chance to plant that hdd case in the middle ^^ but your case lookin good . i dont understand people using h100 . got a megahalems black ed. and it is a way better as the h100 .. if you want your cpu watercooled try xspc rasa or something. it looks better ^^
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How friendly is this case to W/C? I'd like to stick a MCR220 on top for a CPU-only loop.
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How friendly is this case to W/C? I'd like to stick a MCR220 on top for a CPU-only loop.

It's not the best...you won't get any extreme cooling out of it, but it will handle a 240mm rad just fine.
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You can get a regular thickness 280 mm rad in if the fans are on top. Biggest issue with the case (for me) is that the fans are mediocre.
The 200's are weak unless roaring away and the 120 is useless. Replaced them all.
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You can get a regular thickness 280 mm rad in if the fans are on top. Biggest issue with the case (for me) is that the fans are mediocre.
The 200's are weak unless roaring away and the 120 is useless. Replaced them all.

Just setup a 650D for my bro and the included 200 fans are ridiculously loud, even on the lowest setting. What do you recommend replacing them with?
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either Coolermaster Megaflows (which will require you to move the harddrive cages) or the Bitfenix Spectre Pros (still waiting for those myself because currently only Caseking.de sells them over here and I don't really feel like paying 7.90EUR shipping costs)
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