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Coolermaster elite 430 case fan orientation avice.?

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Intake= Front,top and side if have 2 fan mounting.
Exhaust= Rear and top.
Thats how i would configure it.
 
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You should have five (six if you count the bottom one). :confused: Anyway, the fan installation for the elite 430 is a pretty straightforward task. So, to achieve the "traditional" chassis air-flow system (sort-of forced convection), install all top fans as exhaust and the bottom ones as intake. This will get cool air from the bottom part of your chassis and will improve the expulsion of hot air trough the top of the chassis.
An alternative would be to use the two fans at the top as intake, to help the CPU cooler. But that alternative has a major downside...dust. Even more than the other intakes. If you have air filters and/or clean your parts regularly, it will help your hardware.
If you want a more specific type of fan layout, to better suit your needs, there is nothing better than to start experimenting. :)
And that is a very nice chassis, btw.
 
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You should have five (six if you count the bottom one). :confused: Anyway, the fan installation for the elite 430 is a pretty straightforward task. So, to achieve the "traditional" chassis air-flow system (sort-of forced convection), install all top fans as exhaust and the bottom ones as intake. This will get cool air from the bottom part of your chassis and will improve the expulsion of hot air trough the top of the chassis.
An alternative would be to use the two fans at the top as intake, to help the CPU cooler. But that alternative has a major downside...dust. Even more than the other intakes. If you have air filters and/or clean your parts regularly, it will help your hardware.
If you want a more specific type of fan layout, to better suit your needs, there is nothing better than to start experimenting. :)
And that is a very nice chassis, btw.
ty, im thinking of getting the corsair carbide"in the near future.
 
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yep intake from front and side
rear and top as exhaust