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June 15, 2011 6:53:53 PM

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This is my 600 dollar build that is being delivered today. This is my first full build, so i'm still learning when it comes to some aspects of a build.

I have 3 120mm fans to install. my case has 6 slots, 1 on mid/top back, 2 on top, 2 on side 1 in bottom front.

Whats the best combo for me? I'm just running with the single HD, and no plans to OC in near future. If i plan to OC ill fill the rest f the case with fans and upgrade my factory heatsink.

Should I do back, 1 top 1 side? or maybe 1 back, 1 top, 1 front? Im still learning so any advice is appeciated!

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June 15, 2011 7:06:34 PM

One front,
One rear
One top
is the 'normal' set up,
the front is intake and the other two exhaust
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June 15, 2011 7:48:52 PM

assuming you mean 3 in addition to the single rear fan that comes with the case, I would put the 3 where moto recommended and the remaining fan as an intake in the lower side panel slot. good build btw.
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