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    Hi, I'm gonna use a Stacker 830 has my next case.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/pcmasterrac...om_the_top_or/ Link for the page with the image here, because I don't know how to use the insert image feature with a computer file

    Should I have the psu sucking air from the top or from the bottom?
    Should the fan on top of the case be intake or exhaust?

    See that black line under the psu? It's a shroud, the psu is completly separated from the other components.

    About the image, it's pure art, I know.

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    If your PC case has a place at the bottom of it for PSUs and the bottom place has holes for airflow, then just place your PSU to there. PSU air holes must face the pc case air holes so psu can intake fresh air.

    When you place your PSU to the top, it will intake/ suck much hotter air. Because cpu and gpu heats the pc case air inside. Which is not so great for your PSU.

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    The bottom I'm refering to is the shroud. The psu has 2 small spaces, 1 in the top with small 5mm holes and 1 in the bottom (which is the shroud).

    It doesnt have a bottom psace on the case itself.

    The hot air generated by the gpu and cpu don't matter since the psu is protected and sperated by the shroud.

    See those small white places on the top and bottom of the psu, those are small spaces between the psu and the shroud (bottom one) and case (top one), the top one has 5mm holes but those holes don't connect to the outside, there are stiil inside the case, and there more small holes on the back of the case on top of the psu.

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