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In the process of putting together XSPC RX360 kit in my ATCS 840. I used Gelid Silent 12 fans that I got with the case instead of the stock RX360 fans for now to see what kind of temps I get. I am assuming they are quieter with decent performance. The orientation of these fans are sucking air from inside the case and blowing it out through the radiator. I have the 230mm fan in the front and a 120mm at the bottom to pump in air inside the case. I am contemplating to reverse the flow of the the fan that normally act as exhaust to pump in some more air inside the case to create a positive air pressure. This way the only exhaust will be the 3 gelid fans hanging from the radiator. Thoughts or opinion on this?
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you mean the rear fan? sounds good

btw low rpm fans on rx rads do better in pull than push
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hmm....never thought of putting the gelids on a pull configuration. Not sure if it is worth to change that now - I almost got everything put together. Just waiting for GPU blocks to arrive to put them on.
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hmm....never thought of putting the gelids on a pull configuration. Not sure if it is worth to change that now - I almost got everything put together. Just waiting for GPU blocks to arrive to put them on.
I would do it. I am doing a pull setup on my w/c system.
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