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Quote: Originally Posted by doyll View Post
How much component temps will be effected by HDDs depends on how hot they run and how well the case fans in case are moving air through them .. as well as what other intake fans are supplying cool air to components. Link ciarlatano supplied has many posts about airflow and cooling. 5th post is good place to star. 11th post might help understand how fan specs work and how to choose fans that can maintain good airflow through grill, filter and past things like HDDs.
I'm using multiple GentleTyphoon AP-15, which was the king of 120mm fans at least back when I researched it in 2014. I'm updating my case and I'm debating between Corsair 750D and Corsair 900D. Unlike the 750D, the 900D can have drives placed in the bottom compartment away from the intake flow.

I have five 3.5" drives, and probably more in the future. If my AP-15 fans can handle that kind of obstruction, I might opt for the more manageable 750D. Kinda hard to test before buying the case

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