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February 8, 2013 12:04:26 AM

Hi forum peoples I have a gaming pc stuffed lol into this case my question is it has a 80mm fan spot on the front I'm wondering if I could use those 80mm to 120 mm adapters since 80s suck for cooling. I'm asking this esince my overclicked 7850 gets in the mid to.low 80c want to try to reduce that

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February 8, 2013 12:36:31 AM

Guys with case being weird with the power supply in front and I have it horizontally what should I put my fans as intake or exhaust
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February 8, 2013 12:56:50 AM

Front and side intake, top and rear exhaust. If the 120 mm fan fits in front, use it instead of the 80 mm.
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February 8, 2013 1:24:28 AM

Ubrales said:
Front and side intake, top and rear exhaust. If the 120 mm fan fits in front, use it instead of the 80 mm.


Oops I meant the front takes only a 80mm fan but I see adapters that let you use 120mm fan in 80 holes hers a link to what it looks like http://www.google.com/shopping/product/1367039322503335...
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February 8, 2013 1:30:43 AM

Yes I understood what you meant by saying 120 mm fan instead of the 80 mm fan. If you have the physical room for it, do it. Make sure you have adequate rubber dampeners to reduce fan vibrations and noise.
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February 14, 2013 11:10:03 PM

Best answer selected by peep1988.
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February 15, 2013 12:07:02 AM

Thank you!
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February 15, 2013 12:20:57 AM

Your welcome ended up getting a 80mm fan with controller so I could crank up while gaming and dial down when I'm not
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February 15, 2013 11:28:39 AM

peep1988 said:
Your welcome ended up getting a 80mm fan with controller so I could crank up while gaming and dial down when I'm not

Yes that will work. And another option is to get a 4-pins PWM fan, connect it to a fan pin header on the motherboard and make the speed settings in the BIOS. Look into that for the next time around.
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