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I'm thinking that assuming the fans are attached to heatsinks they won't be flowing as much air as they would be if there wre no obstruction there.
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
Interesting!! I think I may try the no exhaust fans and just go with 4 intake fans. The fans im using come with the arc midi, and ill buy 1 extra maybe... http://www.fractal-design.com/?view=...gory=4&prod=19 I love how quiet they are. My last rig was loud and the noise bothered me.

Would your method still work reasonably well without the fan grills removed?
I think removing the grill is fairly important. But try it first with the grill intact.

Note that the higher end aluminum cases come with holes in the back - no grills.
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