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Rear exhaust fan necessary in my situation?

Hello everyone, so I just installed a 280mm push config radiator on the top of my case and a pull config 2-fan in the front of my case. I found out (my dumbass) that I didn't take into consideration that the 280mm + fans would not allow me to have a rear exhaust fan due to space issues. I am really close to being able to fit one in it, but it is just too thin of a space to put on there. If there are any thin 120 or 140mm fans anyone can find online, please send me links to em because I would prefer to have a rear exhaust fan than not. However, would I be okay with my situation? I have a Nvidia GTX 980 with a rear exhaust cooler as well.
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  1. What is your full setup to begin with, might be it's useless to have one in your case.
  2. Gingerbread said:
    What is your full setup to begin with, might be it's useless to have one in your case.


    CPU cooler - Corsair Hydro Series H115i Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler. 280mm CW-9060027-WW

    CPU - Intel Core i7-6700K 8M Skylake Quad-Core 4.0 GHz LGA 1151 91W BX80662I76700K Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 530

    PSU - CORSAIR RMx RM550X 550W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply

    Graphics Card - NVIDIA GTX 980

    Mobo - MSI Z170A Krait Gaming 3X LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Intel Motherboard

    Case - Fractal Design Define R5 White with Window ATX Midtower Silent PC Computer Case

    RAM - CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Memory Kit Model CMK16GX4M2B3000C15

    Optical Drive - LG 12X Blu-ray Disc Drive M-DISCTM Support Model UH12NS30

    HDD - 1 TB and 500GB

    SSD - 256GB Samsung 850 Pro
  3. So why do you really need an exhaust fan, why not run like this, notice your temps and then decide whether to get one or not. With that cooling frankly speaking you don't really need case fans.
  4. Well this is my first build and I am not sure exactly what temps to look for as too high. Any tips on that?
  5. Best answer
    Anything below 80 on the CPU is fine, depends on your overclock, room temperature and stress however.
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