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How to achieve optimal airflow in a case?!

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December 14, 2012 2:18:29 AM

I have a few questions about air cooling, please have a read.

1. To achieve optimal air-flow/cooling in your PC case, you would want the maximum amount of air flow (in the intake and out the exhaust) as possible?
2. If question 1 is correct, then would it be best to cover all holes in PC case (empty pci-e bays..ect) to create 'suction' to pull as much air threw the case as possible?

Thanks!
December 14, 2012 2:35:13 AM

Why cool pc case ? cool processor gpu and smps its enough that are done by using fans. thats enough.air come from anywhere so all fans clean the dust and give force air to decrease heat.
December 14, 2012 2:39:45 AM

If u want to freeze type cooling the processor gpu smps ? simple remove cabinet doors both doors.
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December 14, 2012 2:42:19 AM

hytecgowthaman said:
Why cool pc case ? cool processor gpu and smps its enough that are done by using fans. thats enough.air come from anywhere so all fans clean the dust and give force air to decrease heat.

Yes, i know that but what i mean is, if i have more air flow (more then normal) would that bring my cpu/gpu or ambient temps down?
And to achieve this extra air flow would closing of any holes in my cause that would cause more turbulence in the air help?
a b ) Power supply
December 14, 2012 2:42:55 AM

you pc will stay cool if you have front fan as intake for air and back and top fan for exaust ,goolge the picture .
December 14, 2012 2:43:54 AM

hytecgowthaman said:
If u want to freeze type cooling the processor gpu smps ? simple remove cabinet doors both doors.

This is true, but iv herd having really effective case airflow over your component coolers is more effective then having the side panels off.
December 14, 2012 2:45:15 AM

scout_03 said:
you pc will stay cool if you have front fan as intake for air and back and top fan for exaust ,goolge the picture .

Again, i have all ready exhaust and intake fans setup, my question is to achieve optimal airflow for optimal cooling.
a b ) Power supply
December 14, 2012 2:47:33 AM

what is the name and model of your case and how many fans you got in ,where the are set to as intake and exaust ?
December 14, 2012 2:56:22 AM

Cooler master - Storm Enforcer :

2 x 120mm exhaust fans (top)
1 x 120mm exhaust fan (back)
1 x 200mm intake fan (front)
December 14, 2012 3:10:30 AM

yeh my temps are around 60-65c with my i5-3570K 3.4 @ 4.2Ghz (-0.065 offset)
a b ) Power supply
December 14, 2012 3:12:44 AM

so you overclock your cpu do you still use the intel cooler or a after market one?
December 14, 2012 3:19:27 AM

I have a Noctua NH-D14 :) 
a b ) Power supply
December 14, 2012 3:24:46 AM

try to keep it at 60 c max the t case is 67.4 that why i suggest you to lower your overclock.
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