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My airflow.. i just wanna know if it's ok

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Is it alright? lol, i have a weird feeling I should flip the front 120
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Why is the front fan exhaust? That's the only thing that looks off to me, but is there a reason for it?
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cause i got the case for free with a fan already mounted, i just didnt flip it
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Why is the front fan exhaust? That's the only thing that looks off to me, but is there a reason for it?
I agree.
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so ill flip the front, wasnt sure if i should, ty, lol
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post #6 of 23
The bottom front has to be INTAKE not exhaust.
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flip the front bottom to intake.

remember that hot air rises, so cold air likes to be on the bottom- so having intake on the bottom to suck in that fresh cold air is best.


also what is that thing in the pci slot area? is it a card or a pci slot fan?
    
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post #8 of 23
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I got a 120mm (it mighta been a 140, dont remember) and mounted it in place of three 5.25bays

o **** after I started ranting I realized you said slot fan. lol big thing sucking from bottom is my 6870, small one is a slot fan
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post #9 of 23
the pci slot fan may be fighting the gpu for air, but at most, it wouldnt influence temps THAT much...try it without the pci fan first to see how that goes.
    
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post #10 of 23
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i was wondering about that. i also have a fan actually on top of my southbridge(? always mix the two up) blowing right up in between the two exhaust fans (between cpu and rear exhausts). should i get rid of that too?
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