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Which PCI-e slot should I use for main nvidia card?

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Where should I place the one card? this is a CM 690 II case and its with P6T deluxe mobo with 570 card. The pic above is not mine but thats how its gonna look like except for the sli. I drew arrows, blue for fan intake and exhaust. The red are my options. Which pci-e slot is better for cooling inside that case? A or B? And for performance in general.
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A is for Awesome
B is just because the PSU fan might B**** for being to close.
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The top PCI-E slot should be for your primary card anyway. So thats where it goes, you have basically the same case as my, oh, don't forget to full out your system specs too
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i have this case.. and with the same airflow pattern...

i found that with just one card.. it ran cooler at the top...

also if your PSU has a nice big fan in the bottom/top... and your computer is not on carpet...

make sure the PSU fan is facing down...

the CM690II has a vent for it at the bottom..

your PSU will run cooler... and it also wont affect any of the airflow in the case

EDIT:

Pic of my current setup...


Edited by hodgoes2001 - 2/14/11 at 1:58am
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