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I just feel like those cut outs under the ports should be covered but I'm probably wrong

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What Card is it?


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I mean no manufacturer would accidentally make cutouts, that is for ventilation. 


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1 minute ago, TheDailyProcrastinator said:

I mean no manufacturer would accidentally make cutouts, that is for ventilation. 

Weird openings for a blower card.


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Is this a fan that vents inside the case or is this a blower motor card....if it is a blower motor does it vent air out these holes? Only thing I could come up with for the odd hole cut outs under the ports that makes sense to me. LOL

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1 minute ago, Praesi said:

Weird openings for a blower card.

That's how a blower card vents air... out the back, that is why they sometimes are recommended for SFF builds as they do not vent the hot air inside the case, but instead directly out the vented cutouts on the back. 


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8 minutes ago, TheDailyProcrastinator said:

That's how a blower card vents air... out the back, that is why they sometimes are recommended for SFF builds as they do not vent the hot air inside the case, but instead directly out the vented cutouts on the back. 

I know that.

Huge Cutouts like that are unusual nontheless.


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That's ventilation, you cover it and your card overheats.


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