I want to build a computer for the first time, the guides make it seems doable. The case in mind is Phanteks Eclipse. I thought it looks sleek. The front has three fans, one included. According to pictures on the site that sells it the front has no air grills, it's like one sheet of metal for the entire front. My question is, if the front is like that and there are supposed to be three fans is that good for airflow? Also I was looking to buy extra fans but there are apparently different fans. I think the question for me is for these front intake fans, should I be getting high static pressure fans instead of high air flow fans? I intend to remove the drive cages, since I won't be using any mechanical drives, just a m.2 storage device. So the front should not be crowded. But where is it going to pull the air from? I don't get it. From the one inch space between the fan and the front panel? Is that why I need high static pressure for that? Or the case is build that way for a front radiator? Should I get another case if I want to use fans to cool my system and no radiators?
Computer case air flow and fan utilizationcase fans
Posted 29 September 2016 - 08:47 PM
There are 2 base models, 400 and 400s (silent), then different colours/ and with or without windows. They all draw air in for the front fans through top and bottom vents. Keep clicking on the main image on this site, > https://www.overcloc...-ca-047-pt.html.
You should be aware that you can't install a Optical drive, (DVD reader/player) The fan controller manually operates all fans together, in my opinion, not the best way to manage heat, a better way is to connect to the MB headers and user fan profiles. This means that as heat is generated, the fan speed will increase automatically, in a balanced fashion to keep it under control, Here is a review that includes both version, > http://www.bit-tech....-p400s-review/1
The case should be selected last as the type and style will depend on what you put inside it.
Here are the specs, note the clearance measurements for cooler solutions and GPU. > https://www.overcloc...-ca-047-pt.html
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