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* * Ways to Better Cooling; Airflow, Cooler & Fan Data..*

Got tired of posting instructions and guides over and over and over, so decided to start a thread for them.

Please do not post unnecessarily as it will make it harder for others to find what they are looking for.

This thread is not for opinions of the data or tutorials.

If you have questions start a thread to discuss them.

Topic List & Post #:
02: How to monitor air temperature different places inside of case:


04: PWM Fans Have Their Own Custom Independent PWM to RPM Curves !!

. . . Controlling case fans with PWM signal from motherboard CPU and / or GPU fan header.

. . . Normal PWM Splitter with PSU Power & Auxiliary RPM Plugs

. . . How to Monitor RPM of Fans on Splitters & Hubs

05: How airflow works
. . . Setting up a case for optimum cooling

06: Cooler Size and Clearance Comparison

07: Cooler Cooling Comparison on 117-345watt CPU size heat source

09: Downflow / Pancake Cooler Fan Orientation for Better Cooling

10: How to Apply Thermal-paste

. . . Concave and Convex Cooler Base on Different CPU IHS Surface Shapes

. . . Direct Metal to Metal, No TIM Layer In-between!

. . . CPU Chip Size Under IHS

P-Q Curve

. . . How Airflow and Static Pressure Specifications relate to real world use

. . . Actual Airflow Versus Peak CFM & Static Pressure.

13. TIM (Thermal Interface Material), How Good Should We Go?

15. Case Bottom Spacing Effect on Airflow to Bottom Fans

. . . Grill & Filter Effect on Airflow & Noise level

. . . Grill & Filter Effect on Airflow & Noise level

16. PWM control with PSU power to PWM fan and PWM adapter with 12v power from PSU

. . . PWM Header & Plug Pinout

17. How to Make Air Ducts

19. Phillips vs PosiDriv Screws & Screwdrivers Don't confuse them!!

21: How Intake & Exhaust Fans Close to Each Other Can Cause Airflow Loop

23: 120mm to 140mm mounting adapter for 140mm fans with 120mm mounts

25: Thermalright Bolt Through Mounting Kits for thick base coolers

27: Noctua NF-A14 & NF-A15 series fans compared to Thermalright TY-140 series fans

29: How to Figure Out What CPU and RAM Clearances Are

31: Thermalright TY-14x fan series

33: Vibration Dampeners & Mounts

35: PH-TC14PE vs Nepwin 280 w/ stock and hi-performance fans by our own airisom2

36: Squaring TY-14x fans

37: Making PH-TC14PE Fan Mounting Clips for TY-140 series fans ]
. . . Mounting TY-140 series fans on PH-TC14PE

40: GPU PWM to Normal PWM Splitter with PSU Power & Auxiliary RPM Plug

41: Fan Vibration Dampening Using Grommets like used for Electrical Work

43: Fan Bearing Types; Ball-Bearing Versus Sleeve Bearing and It's Fluid Dynamic Variants

45: Phanteks Case Grill & Panel Clip Operation

48; Fractal Design Define cases modified to 140mm fans, bottom & back grills removed

63: Phanteks Enthoo Luxe and Pro Bottom Filter Modification so it is One Long Filter That Slides Out the Front

65: Phanteks PWM Fan Hub Review

78: AIO (Open Loop) & CLC Pump Specifications

80: Who Made Your AIO / CLC?

83: How Heatpipes Work

91: AIO (Open Loop) & CLC Pump & Radiator Specificatons w/ EK-D5 for Comparison

94: Enthoo Luxe Bottom Filter Mod to One Filter Out Front for Cleaning

Phanteks Owners Club Ways to Better Cooling
i7 980 @ 3.55GHz =PH-TC14PE w/2x TY-143 fans =Crucial Ballistix 3x4GB =GA-X58A-UD5 =ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II =Enermax Modu84+ =Define R2 w/3x TY-140 case intake fans; all PWM controlled by CPU fan socketPhanteks Enthoo Primo MoBo Rampage III Extreme CPUi7 980X
@ 4.0GHz =R1 Ultimate w/2x TY-143 fans =Dominator GT 6x2GB =Rampage III Extreme =ASUS GTX580 DirectCU II =TX850 =Enthoo Primo w/ custom castor base

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