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June 25, 2013 8:15:05 PM

The current planned build:
BitFenix Prodigy
i5-3570k
ASUS P8Z77-i Deluxe
EVGA GTX 770 Factory OC'ed ACX cooling
Corsair HX650
WD Blue 1TB
Kingston HyperX 8GB
Hyper 212 EVO

I am wondering about airflow through the case and how that would affect performance and long term use.

Did not know where this thread goes sorry

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a c 103 K Overclocking
June 25, 2013 8:42:33 PM

Bad airflow = heat = crashes = shorter longevity of components.

Good airflow = cables managed, intake slightly higher than exhaust, air moving front/bottom thru to exhaust top/back. (Heat rises) anything specific you are asking?
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June 26, 2013 8:13:06 AM

Well In this case with the EVO and graphics card installed, I'm not sure about airflow. I think the evo might block it.
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a c 331 K Overclocking
June 26, 2013 11:37:35 AM

If your EVO has fans (meaning, not running passively) then it should be assisting in case airflow, assuming your orientation is correct for optimal case flow.
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June 26, 2013 12:46:53 PM

So in the silver part of the EVO where the fans mount air passes through that?
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a c 103 K Overclocking
June 26, 2013 2:02:12 PM

Ya... that's how it cools... just make sue fan airflow is directed to the back of the csse
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