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Old 04-17-2006, 06:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Good or bad cooling in decent case

I've got a decent case on my old rig and right now, there's two normal case fans, one in the front and back. These are the only slots I have on this case and i was wondering if I get one of those exaust fans you install onto where a pci slot should be, will it suck up all my intake air if I have a powerful one running in the front, and the same decent one and the exaust in the back.

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Old 04-17-2006, 06:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it may drop your case temps a bit but also might decrease the amount of airflow going out the exhaust fan because its taking the air.

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Old 04-17-2006, 10:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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add a nice blowhole to the top or a side vent across from the cpu w/ a fan

i have 5 fans and a bay freezer to keep my dvd rom cool

2 intake in front w/ my 2 hd's
1 in back
1 intake across from cpu
1 exhaust on top
bayfreezer right under my dvd rom

a little excess but they are all really quiet fans

i wouldnt waste time on one of those pci slot fans, thats my opinion anyway unless its only purpose is for a little better airflow to video card
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