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post #1 of 22
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Right now I'm running a HAF 922 with 2 SFF21Fs on the side panel and 2 SFF21Fs on the Hyper 212+ other cooling is stock.

My temps didn't change when I added the 4 new fans and gelid gc-extreme (on CPU)

How should I optimize my airflow, please be aware that I have little to no cash and very little available materials (no other desktop PCs, extra fans, etc.)

sorry I can't post pics don't own a camera, I might be able to post pics If I manage to borrow my sisters
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post #2 of 22
Make sure you have enough intakes and exhausts. You need to set it up so the cool air is coming in where you want it and the hot air is getting sucked out where you want it. It helps to have cables organized to promote smooth air flow. Someone told me once that you can have a ton of fans but if they are not setup right you will just have a big heat tornado.
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post #3 of 22
Heres how I setup my 922



The side fan helps the graphics cards when gaming and the fans are on full blast but in terms of cpu temps my greatest improvement when I add the fan in the front 5.25" bay.
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post #4 of 22
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intakes: 200mm megaflow
dual SFF21Fs s-flex (I'm running these slower through my fan controller)

exhausts: 120mm stock cooler master
200mm cooler master stock

yes I know that I have positive air flow but even if i do shouldn't my temps have lowered slightly with the addition of the side intakes?

As for cable management my cables aren't perfect but they most certainly aren't horrible, I just need to get an 8 pin extender for mobo to route that cable behind mobo. Rest of my cables are organized pretty well.
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post #5 of 22
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@cavallino here are differences:
I has 2 SFF21Fs 120mm intake instead of a 200mm
running hyper 212+ west/east and push/pull
no 5.25'' intake, though I do have a 120mm cooler master blademaster around, did you mount it with zipties?
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post #6 of 22
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Originally Posted by joelmartinez View Post
@cavallino here are differences:
I has 2 SFF21Fs 120mm intake instead of a 200mm
running hyper 212+ west/east
no 5.25'' intake, though I do have a 120mm cooler master blademaster around, did you mount it with zipties?
Yeah the 2 120mm is probably better than the 200mm anyway.

I just zip tied it. It's far enough in that it can't be seen.
Edited by cavallino - 3/7/11 at 4:34pm
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post #7 of 22
I put a 120mm intake in my empty 5.25 bays. I just cut out pieces of foam rubber to fill in around the edges. It actually worked pretty good and didn't look that bad.
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post #8 of 22
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I will try to mount the 120mm tonight in the 5.25'' drive bay (I only use 2) don't have any rubber foam, I think I'll try zipties, electrical tape, duct tape and some styrofoam

Here are some temps:
GPU: idle: 26 C load (Kombustor): 72 C
CPU (average of four cores) idle: 31 C load: 70 C @ 3.6ghz ~1.28v (I am also going to try to lower the vcore a bit as this is high)
Edited by joelmartinez - 3/7/11 at 4:39pm
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post #9 of 22
Those temps aren't bad at all.

My 2 6870s usually idle around 40-37.

I dropped like 3-5c in core temps when adding the extra front fan so that should help you there.
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post #10 of 22
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Do you think I should try a north/south with my Hyper 212+ (if it will fit with my ripjaws) I heard that you should always go west/east if possible because the hot air from the GPU will be used in north/south, mind you I have a stock cooler on the 5850 so the heat is being exhausted.
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