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Is two outwards stock fans all I need?

by yerroc / October 27, 2015 3:55 AM PDT

I bought a nzxt 219 elite mid tower case and it comes with to fans facing out... and they are located at the top back of the case, one on the top and one on the back panel. I have a msi r9 380 4gb, an AMD Athlon 8k something and I don't plan on over clocking so it will just have the stock cooler. So will I need more fans or should I try to turn one of the fans around or something? Also there is no dust filters on the fan or case any where.

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Clarification Request
(NT) The fans are pulling air out of the case btw
by yerroc / October 27, 2015 4:08 AM PDT

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by yerroc / October 27, 2015 3:56 AM PDT

It's a nzxt 210 elite not 219

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Leave it stock
by Bob__B / October 27, 2015 7:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Typo

Run the machine and monitor the temps.
If things start to get toasty then you will have to do something.

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Umm I know this will sound stupid but...
by yerroc / October 27, 2015 9:55 AM PDT
In reply to: Leave it stock

What would I moniter it with? A thermometer, a program... pop it open and stick my hand in it?

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(NT) I use SpeedFan.
by wpgwpg / October 27, 2015 9:58 AM PDT
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I own a laser spot thermometer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2015 10:06 AM PDT

There are software based apps but I tend to want to read all other parts to find the hot areas.

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by Bob__B / October 27, 2015 2:03 PM PDT

I have an old copy of SIW portable which I keep on optical.
Don't know if it's still available.

Plug 'pc temp monitor' into google....pick one.

Read the fine print so you don't install something extra.

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by yerroc / October 28, 2015 6:16 AM PDT

I have a freind now that I think of it who has a laser thermometer, I might hit borrow his and see if it will be fine, I think that I will turn one of the fans around and move it to another spot on the case as well.

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