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Side panel effects on all of my pc hardware

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So my cpu and gpu temps are high even when i play easy games to run like csgo. I thought that removing the side panel would be a good thing to do to improve temps. I just wanted to know if there will be any long term or short term effects on my pc components. I also have 4 fans but i cant move them anywhere to improve temps because there are no other places to move them and the airflow to the fans are trash since they are blocked by a glass window at the front. P.S i cant buy another case for a while and this one was a gift. Thank you for your guys help

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How high is high?

 

Side panel off will cool you down a bit if you have bad airflow in your case.  Short term is cooler temps, long term is cooler temps.  High temps aren't going to kill your stuff in any meaningful way in a standard situation like you have.  It'll throttle if it gets too hot but won't just burn out and die.


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Just now, Ninja-panda676 said:

usually 80+

 

What case is it and where do you have fans situated in it?


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36 minutes ago, Ninja-panda676 said:

usually 80+

 

That's pretty fine honestly. It helps a ton to know what CPU you're running, if you're overclocked, what CPU cooler, and what graphics card model. Also, what case.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

three fans at the front as intake one at the back as exhaust. I5 6500 (not overclocked), standard cpu cooler from intel, Zotac 1060 6gb. I cant find any site referring to the case

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Just now, Ninja-panda676 said:

three fans at the front as intake one at the back as exhaust. I5 6500 (not overclocked), standard cpu cooler from intel, Zotac 1060 6gb. I cant find any site referring to the case

Can you move one of the front fans to the back for exhaust?  I'd run 2 in, 2 out to get more of a wind tunnel, personally.

 

is it a prebuilt machine, like HP or Dell?


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