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I'm just curious whether or not my case setup is correct/good enough:

COOLERMASTER HAF 922

Intakes
200mm Front Intake (110CFM)
120mm Front Intake (Bought a COOLERMASTER 4 in 3 HDD bay. The top 2 5.25†bays are occupied by optical drives, and the bottom 3 by this) (69CFM)
200mm Side Intake (110CFM)
120mm Bottom Intake (69CFM)

Exhausts
200mm Top Exhaust (110CFM)
120mm Rear Exhaust (69CFM)
EVERCOOL SB-F2 Case Blower (42CFM) located at the bottom taking 2 PCI slots
EVERCOOL SB-F1 Case Blower (42CFM) located on top of the video card with the intake fan facing down to draw heat off of it, taking up 1 slot.

So is this enough (I’d hope so) and is the configuration correct? Should I reverse any of the fans? Do I need more? Also I DO plan on overclocking this rig, so is this cooling good enough for that as well?

Also as a side note, how it is possible the F1 and F2 are listed as the same CFM, does anyone know offhand? I would think the F2 would draw more air?

Thanks again!
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post #2 of 4
That's pretty much perfect.

You should have nice airflow.
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Thanks!
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post #4 of 4
Get rid of your slot blowers and leave the slots open.

Keep your current 200mm intakes. Flip your top 200mm fan to make it an intake.

Keep your 5.25 intake.

Remove your rear fan. Remove your rear grill. let the air go out naturally and quietly.

You will have a Gentle Windtunnel(tm).
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