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You have the NZXT with its stock fans? By how you're describing it (you have fans everywhere possible on that case without rigging them on) you just need stronger fans.
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Originally Posted by Kirus2012 View Post
Sorry for the late reply, ive been busy! Never the less I have a picture that should prove to be helpful and hopefully simple to understand.

Red square=mobo
Green=GPU
Blue= HDD's (small blue hdd is a laptop hdd)



P.S I have plenty of fans...
lol your HDD placement is a little goofy IMO. move the small HDD to the bottom most bay, move the other drives to the top most bay's let me know if that helps a little bit.sorry i didnt see that to begin with
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pics - horrible, but you guys keep asking for them, best I can do, hope it helps solve my issue










Btw I dont have stock fans, I have these:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200049

Well, I have four of those, and the rest are what came with the case.


Right were the 6pin cables are is were the heat problem is, such high temps sitting right in that spot.

Also, should I try the flipping the power supply method? I tell like that would push warm air into the case....
Edited by Nilareon - 4/5/11 at 12:52pm
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Try adjusting your HDD's in the manner i discribed. your hard drives are blocking most all the cool air from entering the case. just to recap, place the laptop drive in the lowest possible HDD bracket, and the other two standerd HDD's in the top brackets.
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If that dosnt work, try arranging them with the 2 standerd drive's at the bottom most bays, and the lap top drive in the bay right above them
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Also, should I try the flipping the power supply method? I tell like that would push warm air into the case....
Your PSU fan should be mounted so it is facing downwards if your case allows that sort of mounting...as in a hole cut for the fan to pull air from, that allows the PSU to pull cool air from outside the case, not warm air from the VGA card, allowing the PSU to have a cooler temp, becouse the PSU itsleft is cooler it helps drop the ambiant temp's of the case. Hope this makes sence, sorry for the multi post
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