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Cpu and Gpu radiators. Mount both as intake or both as exhaust?

I have a question regarding placement of fans and radiators in my nzxt h440 case for optimum airflow. I have a 240mm rad for the cpu and am planning on getting a 120mm aio cooler for my 1080. Should I mount both rads at the top/back as exhaust or should I mount them both in the front as intakes. How would you guys do it? Any feedback is appreciated!

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    I have built and tested this thing u asking myself, and best cooling you will get by placing rads on the front (intake). Because intake air will be much cooler than inside the case. Place it front, you wont regret becausr there is no cons at all. Ofc make sure u place exhaust fans to draw all the heat from other components, like ram and mobo etc.
    PS, Is it your computer? looks sexy
  2. Makentox said:
    I have built and tested this thing u asking myself, and best cooling you will get by placing rads on the front (intake). Because intake air will be much cooler than inside the case. Place it front, you wont regret becausr there is no cons at all. Ofc make sure u place exhaust fans to draw all the heat from other components, like ram and mobo etc.
    PS, Is it your computer? looks sexy

    Cool, Yeah that's what I was thinking. Probably just leave 140mm fan there and move the rad to the front.
    And yeah it is, Here's another pic with it on

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/923/aPHCXx.jpg
  3. I had another few questions on this setup. How much do you think it will increase case temps having both rads in front? Also there's a filter in front as well will that restriction affect temps if I mount rads there? My final concern is having rads below the pumps, because as far as I know doing that is not recommended. I don't see a way to do both rads in front without one of them being below its pump.
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