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wilson44512
2 Iron

Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

i installed a radeon R9 290 and the temps are a little high. and was wondering if any one has modified the case to get a better air flow? any tips would help thanks.

Alienware Aurora-R3
Intel Core i5-2300 2.8GHz (6MB Cache) Overclocked  to 3.3GHz
16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz
MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0

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RE: Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

Hello Wilson!

We normally don’t modified our systems so there is no way for us to provide you a good advice however you can ask maybe in Notebook review or in another modifications forum to see if they can help you. 

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Cass-Ole
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RE: Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

give this link a shot, I'm on 270x's & don't delve into hard core case mods for airflow:

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Tesla1856
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RE: Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

i installed a radeon R9 290 and the temps are a little high. and was wondering if any one has modified the case to get a better air flow? any tips would help thanks.

Did you try programming an aggressive "Manual Curve" for PCIe fan?


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wilson44512
2 Iron

RE: Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

yes i did. one thing i notice that the back fan with the water cooler on it dont blow that much. and there aint a adjust curve for it?

Alienware Aurora-R3
Intel Core i5-2300 2.8GHz (6MB Cache) Overclocked  to 3.3GHz
16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz
MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0

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wilson44512
2 Iron

RE: Better air flow Alienware Aurora-R3 case

has any one replaced the small memory fan with a larger one before? if so what kind of fan did ya use?

Alienware Aurora-R3
Intel Core i5-2300 2.8GHz (6MB Cache) Overclocked  to 3.3GHz
16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz
MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0

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