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Two intake fans minimum to create air pressure and 1 rear & top exhaust.

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Check specifications on fan support and watch unboxing/ review videos to see what is included with the case. Nowadays, popularity with water coolers has increased and radiators are usually positioned at the front as intakes replacing normal traditional fans and because of this, case may not include fans but have support for them. Check if the case you want includes intake fans and if not, can buy them.
 
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Two intake fans minimum to create air pressure and 1 rear & top exhaust.

Have a look at these

Check specifications on fan support and watch unboxing/ review videos to see what is included with the case. Nowadays, popularity with water coolers has increased and radiators are usually positioned at the front as intakes replacing normal traditional fans and because of this, case may not include fans but have support for them. Check if the case you want includes intake fans and if not, can buy them.

I looked at the reviews for the Cooler Master MB520 and it seems to have a good flow and intake of air. There are 3 fans at the front of the case and 1 at the back and according to the reviews, this allows a good intake of air to the PC. That would be enough, wouldn't it?
 
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Looks good. Looking forward to finding out how it all goes.

Good luck 👍
Hi, Just finished my build yesterday and all seems well :)

Apart from one thing... When I plugged it into the monitor it wouldn't show anything and there was a red light on the DRAM light thing.

Today I took out both RAM pieces and placed them in firmly to make sure they were inserted correctly originally - yet to no avail. Though when I used one RAM piece the PC connected to the monitor and booted up the BIOS as it should have originally. I tried this with the other RAM piece and it wouldn't connect to the monitor again showing the red light once more.

Does this mean that one of my RAM sticks is faulty and I should send them back to be replaced?
 
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I did you the DIMMA 2 slots both times when installing the RAM however I used the 4th slot when testing each ram separately and only one worked. Should I test again with the 2nd slot to make sure?
 
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OK, will do. I can still install windows and games and such with only one RAM piece right?

I'd like to set up my PC even if I need to send them both back. I can just put them both in and it should just boot up windows straight away if windows was already installed with one RAM piece, correct?
 

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