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Ideas for better airflow? (fan/radiator placement)

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Hi guys! First let me explain...

 

I have two intake fans at the front running their max speed off of the PSU due to both my CPU fan header and Chasis FAN header being occupied by the pump and fan on the radiator.

 

I decided to place the 120mm radiator at the back and mount the two intake fans at the front. But after finishing my build and looking at it I quickly realized that I'll have a problem with a good airflow.

What mount suggestions would you guys recommend? I have space for two more fans at the top. Should I move my radiator to the top of the case or add a fan or two instead? What should I do?

I'll buy more Molex connectors for my PSU to power more fans if neccesary. 

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The airflow from your explanation sounds perfectly fine, so we need more info of why do you think it is inadequate. Is the front panel fully plastic, so the intake fans can't breathe?

Top fans usually aren't necessary, as hot air rises to the top anyways, by itself.

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16 minutes ago, weenuqx said:

Hi guys! First let me explain...

 

I have two intake fans at the front running their max speed off of the PSU due to both my CPU fan header and Chasis FAN header being occupied by the pump and fan on the radiator.

 

I decided to place the 120mm radiator at the back and mount the two intake fans at the front. But after finishing my build and looking at it I quickly realized that I'll have a problem with a good airflow.

What mount suggestions would you guys recommend? I have space for two more fans at the top. Should I move my radiator to the top of the case or add a fan or two instead? What should I do?

I'll buy more Molex connectors for my PSU to power more fans if neccesary. 

Sounds fine to me. What cpu and GPU do you have? Why are you concerned, specifically? 

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You have a fan directly on the radiator as rear exhaust, correct? If so you should be fine.

 

If you want extra fans, I would try adding two top intake and keep the front intake as well. That will help feed cool air to the radiator and force air past the GPU and out of the empty pcie slots.

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