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Old 12-28-2007, 03:36 PM   #1
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Default Case/Fan Help

I'm going to buy this case:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&sku=TC3J-4050

I'm also gonna buy two 120mm fans.

I'm gonna place one at the bottom front as the Intake fan and one by the PSU as the Exuast fan. What should the side fan be I was thinking Intake but I'm not to sure.

also for my CPU cooler I'm gonna use a Thermaltake TR2-R1 /
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:03 PM   #2
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Anyone?
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:06 PM   #3
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Well to me, I would think that you should use an exhaust fan on the side because it will be pulling all the heat from the CPU, Video Card, etc. Anybody have another opinion?
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:21 PM   #4
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I'd say intake so the cpu fan/heatsink can get circulated with fresh cool air.
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:28 PM   #5
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so far 50/50 lol

any others?
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Old 12-28-2007, 04:54 PM   #6
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Ha. well, as far as I know, most cases that come with side fans have them setup as intake. Especially the ones the have the vent right over the cpu.
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:02 PM   #7
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Well, you could always try it both ways and see.

But I'd say try it as an intake first, then try it as an exhaust if you're not satisfied.
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for that case make it intake
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:13 PM   #9
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I use my two side fans as intake.
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Old 12-28-2007, 05:15 PM   #10
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thanks guys i'll go with intake
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