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Build Advice Need RGB case recommendations

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by numanoid, 6 Dec 2018 at 19:01.

  1. numanoid

    numanoid Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys
    I need an RGB case with 2 rear fan connections so I can mount my H100i at the rear as the case I have is absalutely rubbish at cooling from the front... Any recommendations please thanks guys
     
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    The ONLY case I can think of with 2x 120mm rear mounts is the massive and massively expensive Corsair 1000D. Oh, and it has RGB fans. Because value for money.

    I don't think I've seen any other cases with more than 1x 120/140mm rear fan mate.

    Edit: Just go for a decent case with a vented front panel and top mount for double or triple rads and exhaust out the top. Add your own RGB fans et voila.
     
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    Thanks matey, yes I'll look into a case with decent front cooling.... Here's the case I've got, you can see the problem I have Game Max Gaming Mid Tower Case https://g.co/kgs/6wtT6g thanks again matey
     
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    Looks like you can get the h100 on the roof mounts, providing they'll clear VRM/RAM. In the meantime, I'd ditch the front glass panel. Doesn't add anything aesthetically and is suffocating your airflow as there's zero intake space between front, side and top panels.
     
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    I'm just going to sell this case bud, not sure how roof mounted radiators work as heat rises so do i push or pull from the top cheers bud...
     
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    In a roof mount, always go for exhaust.

    A) heat rises, so don't fight it.
    B) means your not sucking in the dust that settles on top of the case
     
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    Thank you matey I might just try that but aren't you pushing hot air from the inside through your radiator and out thank you
     
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    Yes, CPU will run about 2c hotter than the other way BUT it won't raise the ambient temp inside the case and cause GPU to throttle as you're dumping the warm CPU air outside the case. That's more important IMO.
     
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    I'll give that a go matey, thank you for your help
     
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    No problem bud. If temps don't improve much, unscrew the front panel glass and set aside, then test again. I bet you drop about 10c off load temps!
     
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    OK matey, will let you know how I get on
     
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    Just bought a sama ark full size case it's also rgb and tempared glass so happy days lol
     
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    Nice one. Sling a few pics and your thoughts in when you've transferred it over.
     

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