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how many case fans should i have for 92degree weather??? (i7 7700k) + (xfx rx 480 8gb)

today the weather is 92degrees

how many case fans should i have??? these are my pc specs

i have 1 fan in back and 2 fans in front
is this enough?? or should i buy 2 extra 120mm for the top of the case??

gpu idle temps 44c

cpu idle temps idle almost hitting up to 39c
core0 31c
core1 30c
core2 33c
core3 32c

also today cleaned my computer for dust.
i understand my computer is powered on but sometimes i hear i slightly suck in more air "from somewhere im guessing its the processor.... the cpu cooler doesnt have dust on the blades....

even though i cleaned the dust i still hear the same "slight" sound

new pc specs
windows 10 pro
asrock fatal1ty b250 gaming k4 motherboard
intel i7 7700k (with d92 hyper cpu cooler) <<<
gskill ddr4-2400 16gb kits (2x8gb)
xfx rx 480 8gb
evga supernova 650watt power supply
tp link wireless adapter


computer case

DIYPC VT380-BK Black USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case with Build-in 3 x Fans (2 x 120mm Blue LED Fan x Front, 1 x 120mm Blue LED Fan x rear)


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  1. Best answer
    What are your load temps? Idle mean nothing in this situation.
    Reply to Gam3r01
  2. djsioni said:
    today the weather is 92degrees

    how many case fans should i have??? these are my pc specs

    i have 1 fan in back and 2 fans in front
    is this enough?? or should i buy 2 extra 120mm for the top of the case??

    gpu idle temps 44c

    cpu idle temps idle almost hitting up to 39c
    core0 31c
    core1 30c
    core2 33c
    core3 32c

    also today cleaned my computer for dust.
    i understand my computer is powered on but sometimes i hear i slightly suck in more air "from somewhere im guessing its the processor.... the cpu cooler doesnt have dust on the blades....

    even though i cleaned the dust i still hear the same "slight" sound

    new pc specs
    windows 10 pro
    asrock fatal1ty b250 gaming k4 motherboard
    intel i7 7700k (with d92 hyper cpu cooler) <<<
    gskill ddr4-2400 16gb kits (2x8gb)
    xfx rx 480 8gb
    evga supernova 650watt power supply
    tp link wireless adapter


    computer case

    DIYPC VT380-BK Black USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case with Build-in 3 x Fans (2 x 120mm Blue LED Fan x Front, 1 x 120mm Blue LED Fan x rear)




    Case fan wise you seem fine. Also keep the side panel on to have a good airflow all I do recommend is that you get a cpu cooler that is rated for your cpu. The one you now have is lower end.
    Reply to jaslion
  3. Well, more fans=more airflow...
    2 on top would be a nice addition, and if they have RGB lighting, thats even better for your asthetics.
    I would recommend the 2 fans on top. Fans come in cheap :)
    As for the other problem, i simply dont know :/
    Reply to A17_GaminG
  4. i wont be overclocking do you still suggest a new cpu cooler?
    Reply to djsioni
  5. how do i check load temps with core temp 1.7 cuz thats what im using to check tempature
    Reply to djsioni
  6. djsioni said:
    i wont be overclocking do you still suggest a new cpu cooler?



    No. Unless you see your processor exceeding acceptable temps under load you do not need a new cooler.

    To check load temps run a demanding game you play or any popular stress test with coretemp and MSI afterburner open.
    Reply to Gam3r01
  7. Idle temperatures mean nothing, we'll need to see load temperatures.
    If you're using the built in case fans replacing them with better performing parts will improve cooling and should reduce noise: Phanteks, Noctua, Sythe and Noiseblocker make some of the best available.
    With such high ambient temperatures, I'd add a second exhaust fan in the top, rear location, don't put one above the CPU cooler intake fan, it'll increase the CPU temperature slightly.
    Reply to coozie7
  8. What type of fans do you have? Also what's the temp in your home? I have my AC off, but in my house it's 72-73F while out side is 85F. I replaced my stock fans with Noctua fans and never looked back.
    Reply to Herc08
  9. im using the 3x 120mm case fans that came with the case i bought from newegg

    1 fan rear

    2 fan front

    im not sure the brand of the fans
    all i know is that they were included with the diypc brand case
    Reply to djsioni
  10. I would stick another top exhaust in.
    In hot weather the best option is getting hot component air out of the case as fast as possible
    Reply to madmatt30
  11. what do you suggest i buy?

    can i get two 120mm fans for around 15 bucks for both? on newegg

    how do i determine which way the fans are pointing?

    3 fans isnt enough??? im using vsync
    Reply to djsioni
  12. djsioni said:
    what do you suggest i buy?

    can i get two 120mm fans for around 15 bucks for both? on newegg

    how do i determine which way the fans are pointing?

    3 fans isnt enough??? im using vsync



    There are arrows on the case fan like the ones here:

    Reply to Herc08
  13. I have never ever noticed arrow before ;-)

    General rule - intakes - put the support struts facing into the case where you can see them.
    Exhausts - support struts go flat to the case mount so the unstrutted side is facing inwards.

    djsioni - your current fan configuration is very likely fine . I'm just saying an extra exhaust will not hurt at all when your ambient temps are 30c+
    Reply to madmatt30
  14. Again, before you buy anything, check the load temperatures.
    Reply to Gam3r01
  15. how can i log to file in (core temp 1.7) like in gpu-z

    so i could get a read out of load temps

    plz help
    Reply to djsioni
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