Making some progress with my current build (build log coming soon), going over the best parts to choose from and need some opinions on what I should try.
So in short Im carrying over my ASUS GTX 1070 Strix from my current build to my next build which is in a Phanteks Evolv Shift case. I will be upgrading to an R7 3700x and want to get the best cooling I can for it in the confined space that I am using, however the Cooler I was hoping to use (Corsair H80i V2) has a thick radiator and well… I found a guy who actually managed to make it fit but good lord this is close!
As you can see there’s very little room but it looks like it will just fit. Looking at my
the heatsink fins aren’t open to the flow of the warm air coming from the radiator… but that got me thinking; what if I made the fan under the radiator pull air instead of push?
Would that be better (considering I have a cold intake fan literally next to the gpu and radiatorr), or would the proximity of those parts just be bad in general?
I know pull will raise the temps a bit and at that point maybe it would be just better to go with a thinner rad and push pull maybe… but maybe if I get a 5700xt down the road I could get a shorter GPU to leave space for another fan.
What’s do you think?