Another fan and placement?

Just getting ready to build first computer...parts are on the way. I am clueless, but learning...

450W psu in top of case preinstalled, 120mm fan in back, cooler and cpu fan...and, case seems to be fairly well open/ventilated.

Do you think I should get another fan for front to be safe? I do plan on overclocking for video editing / photoshop (not for gaming)

1) how do you know you need more fan(s)? Is it simply monitoring temp or is it commons sense

2) should I get an additional one for front to be pre-emptive?

3) where in front, top or bottom?


Thanks


$120.00 motherboard ASRock Z68 PRO3-M http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157252&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Motherboards+-+Intel-_-ASRock-_-13157252

$205.00 cpu Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

$0.00 psu antec vp 450 http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Cost-Efficient-Tower-Case-VSK-2450/dp/B003MQLRL0/ref=sr_1_31?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1313312597&sr=1-31&tag=vglnk-c1001-20

$85.00 cabinet Antec Mid Tower Case VSK-2450 http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Cost-Efficient-Tower-Case-VSK-2450/dp/B003MQLRL0/ref=sr_1_31?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1313312597&sr=1-31&tag=vglnk-c1001-20

$109.00 hard drive WD Caviar Black 1.5 TB http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004CSIFG2/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller=

$45.00 ram Patriot Signature 8GB (12800) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-220-570&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=2#scrollFullInfo

$138.00 monitor 23" SAMSUNG 2333T http://www.quill.com/samsung-widescreen-monitors/cbs/244268.html?cm_mmc=CSE_GGL_244268

$23.00 dvd drive LITE-ON 22X DVD±R DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106281

$0.00 OS Windows 7 home 64bit http://trinitysoftwaredistribution.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TSD&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=GFC-00599-dell

$29.00 cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10-212P-G1/dp/B002G1YPH0/ref=dp_cp_ob_pc_title_1?tag=vglnk-c1001-20

$0.00 graphics card -----------
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  1. king of rock said:
    Just getting ready to build first computer...parts are on the way. I am clueless, but learning...

    450W psu in top of case preinstalled, 120mm fan in back, cooler and cpu fan...and, case seems to be fairly well open/ventilated.

    Do you think I should get another fan for front to be safe? I do plan on overclocking for video editing / photoshop (not for gaming)

    1) how do you know you need more fan(s)? Is it simply monitoring temp or is it commons sense

    2) should I get an additional one for front to be pre-emptive?

    3) where in front, top or bottom?


    Thanks


    $120.00 motherboard ASRock Z68 PRO3-M http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157252&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Motherboards+-+Intel-_-ASRock-_-13157252

    $205.00 cpu Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    $0.00 psu antec vp 450 http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Cost-Efficient-Tower-Case-VSK-2450/dp/B003MQLRL0/ref=sr_1_31?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1313312597&sr=1-31&tag=vglnk-c1001-20

    $85.00 cabinet Antec Mid Tower Case VSK-2450 http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Cost-Efficient-Tower-Case-VSK-2450/dp/B003MQLRL0/ref=sr_1_31?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1313312597&sr=1-31&tag=vglnk-c1001-20

    $109.00 hard drive WD Caviar Black 1.5 TB http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004CSIFG2/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller=

    $45.00 ram Patriot Signature 8GB (12800) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-220-570&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=2#scrollFullInfo

    $138.00 monitor 23" SAMSUNG 2333T http://www.quill.com/samsung-widescreen-monitors/cbs/244268.html?cm_mmc=CSE_GGL_244268

    $23.00 dvd drive LITE-ON 22X DVD±R DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106281

    $0.00 OS Windows 7 home 64bit http://trinitysoftwaredistribution.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TSD&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=GFC-00599-dell

    $29.00 cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10-212P-G1/dp/B002G1YPH0/ref=dp_cp_ob_pc_title_1?tag=vglnk-c1001-20

    $0.00 graphics card -----------

    i always have a good intake fan at the front of the case(bottom/front),this will keep the system cooler in general,i use positive case air pressure,this means more air intake air than exhaust,dust filters will help to minimise dust
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