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usually you want to setup your airflow from bottom (intake) to top (exhaust) or front (intake) to rear (exhaust).
The AP's really do work well for pumping out a directed stream of air, but if you have a bunch of stuff blocking the route through, it's not going to do you a lot of good.
I'd make sure you have your fans all pointed/blowing the right direction, if they're all blowing outwards or all blowing inwards, you're going to have some pretty poor airflow.
The next thing you'll want to check out is your cable management. Even in the best designed case, a couple poorly placed ribbon cables or some extra bundles of round cables can quickly put an end to your airflow.
Snap a couple pictures and attach them if you're having trouble spotting the problems.
     
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Yeah, well, my cable management is certainly not the best. But I recieved my fans not too long ago and the GPU temps when down, the exhaust fan at the back is also pumping out some heated air. So far so good.

Thanks all! You've all been great.
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