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Phanteks ITX Airflow Setup?

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mz_

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Looking to setup a good positive airflow setup in a Phanteks Evolv ITX case. Here is what I have.

What would you suggest?

Enermax Liqmax II 240 96.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
One (1) Phanteks PH-F200SP (200mm) - 850 ± 250 rpm 110.1 CFM UFB (Updraft Floating Balance)
Three (3) COUGAR CF-V12HPB (120mm) - 800 - 1500 RPM 70.5 CFM (max.)

Here is the rest of the build.

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Enermax Liqmax II 240 96.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac Mini ITX LGA1151 Motherboard
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card
Case: Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ITX Mini ITX Tower Case
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit
Case Fan: Cougar Vortex PWM 70.5 CFM 120mm Fan
Case Fan: Cougar Vortex PWM 70.5 CFM 120mm Fan
Case Fan: Cougar Vortex PWM 70.5 CFM 120mm Fan
 

Blaylock

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For an ITX build airflow is boss.
Your max airflow will be to put the 240mm rad up top in exhaust and use 1x 120mm in the rear as exhaust and 2x 120mm up front as intake.
 
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mz_

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Thank you! I was thinking the same, and just removing the 200mm.
 

Blaylock

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That's what I would do. The 200mm up front would likely be quieter but for max airflow I would think the higher cfm of the duo 120mm would be worth it. Plus those Cougar fans are pretty damn quiet in their own rights. Actually looking closer at your build I have the same fans as you. The 200mm Phanteks from my Enthoo Luxe and I bought 3x 4 packs of the Vortex (all black) for a few other projects. They are all pretty quiet so I would definitely go the 2x 120mm up front.