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Motherboard cooling?

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October 1, 2012 8:30:53 PM

hello i have just replaced my case with first gen coolermaster scout case. i am little lost on what to do for cooling the motherboard (if i need to?). i have a 2 intake fans on the front and 1 fan on the bottom side window. then i have one fan on the top side window as exhaust, then 2 other fans on the top for exhausts.


my only worry is that next to the cpu is a big heatpipe. will this heatpipe and heatsink need a fan blowing air on it?

my specs is : I7 930 3.8ghz, gigabyte ex58 ud3r

cpu cooling is no problem as i have a h50 mounted at the front of the case.


thanks for your time guys.

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a b ) Power supply
a c 143 V Motherboard
October 1, 2012 8:46:34 PM

that cpu cooling fan push air out or in the case and should be in the back of the case pushing hot air out and have a fan pushing fresh air in
a c 137 ) Power supply
a c 239 V Motherboard
October 1, 2012 9:17:02 PM

Motherboards do not need any special cooling.
Normal, even minimal airflow is sufficient.
You are good.
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October 1, 2012 9:33:53 PM

ok thanks guys the bottom widow fan pushes in and the top pull out
a b ) Power supply
a c 143 V Motherboard
October 2, 2012 1:01:48 AM

so you have a good air flow in that system the temp must be reading very low
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