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Originally Posted by Daris1015 View Post
I'm probably not going to do it but I was just curious what the effects would be. I have 9 120mm fans, 2 in front 1 in the back, 2 on top and 4 on the side.

What would happen if I have them all as intake with no exhaust?

Will my case expand under the pressure and blow up?
Did that. Love the result:



CPU temps drop 3-5c when I close up the case.

Key: No rear grill or rear fan.

Other features: slot covers left off to encourage gpu exhaust leaving the case quickly.

No exhaust fans = less noise.

You don't need exhaust fans: see item 2 in my sig.
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The only case that was designed for that was the Antec Lanboy air. Anyway I have all my fans on intake and all the air goes out my side panel.
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The only case that was designed for that was the Antec Lanboy air. Anyway I have all my fans on intake and all the air goes out my side panel.
I wouldn't use the Lanboy because you cannot set up a wind tunnel effect. Ditto with side exhaust. I like to see air accelerate as the various intakes add up.
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I wouldn't use the Lanboy because you cannot set up a wind tunnel effect. Ditto with side exhaust. I like to see air accelerate as the various intakes add up.
With my side panel being used as exhaust I have seen very good temps. I forgot I changed my sig to the antec 300 still used to it being a CM Elite 341
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post #15 of 15
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With my side panel being used as exhaust I have seen very good temps. I forgot I changed my sig to the antec 300 still used to it being a CM Elite 341
I'm sure you do get good temps. And I'm sure you would get better temps if . . . well, you know what I would say.
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