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Old 03-13-2006, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Fan setup, which way to circulate?

I've a watercooled setup but I want to know the most efficient way to setup the airflow. I have a side case fan and interior radiator with fan attached... Which way should each fan blow? Here's a pic, hope it's clear enough for ya...

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Old 03-14-2006, 02:01 AM   #2
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Default Re: Fan setup, which way to circulate?

if your case fan is blowing out, you need to make sure that air can get in to replace the dispelled air. my radiator fan blows air onto the radiator.
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Old 03-14-2006, 02:27 AM   #3
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Default Re: Fan setup, which way to circulate?

In the front, out the back and side.

Or in the side, and out the back. (if you have no front)

Or.. In the side and front, and out the back with a big 120mm. Assuming the others are 80mm.
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i say have a front one and a side one pulling air in then have the radiator at the back pulling the air out
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Old 03-14-2006, 08:44 AM   #5
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Yeah i would want the side and front pulling the air in and have the back fan take it all out..
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