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Will this need more fans?

Last response: in Systems
November 10, 2013 12:25:10 PM

I'd like to know how many more fans would this custom build need (currently have 1).

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor

Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard

Memory: Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card

Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN751ND 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter

Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer

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November 10, 2013 12:35:08 PM

You best with 1 exhaust at the back and 1 intake at the front and good cable management in the case for good air flow. Add more later if it gets to warm but more fans mean more noise.