Message from discussion A dilemma on buying a new case like Antec P180, the cost, and future upgrades...
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Subject: Re: A dilemma on buying a new case like Antec P180, the cost, and
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On 8/10/2011 10:02 AM PT, SteveH typed:
>>> So in short, pick a case with the largest fans you can in
>>> the bottom front and mid-top rear and make sure those have
>>> unobstructed grills. Add fans to side panels if the
>>> measured component temps are too high.
>> This is an interesting and useful discussion but seems to me, it
>> misses a central point. Whatever is this user doing, working or
>> gaming in a 90 F environment? Maybe the need here is not a better
>> cooled box but a better cooled place for the box and user. Wall off
>> somehow a small space in a larger room, and cool that?
>> Titeotwawki -- Martha Adams [2011 Aug 09]
> But you've answered a post from 5 years ago.
Very nice to see people following to my very old newsgroup thread.
[grin] I am still using Antec P108 case with Intel quad core systems.
And yes, my room is warm/almost hot even right now (almost 85F degrees).
I don't play computer games these days though. :)
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