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Old 09-11-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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Default Ooooops on my fan.

So I kinda put my CPU fan in upside down and the air flow is not blowing to the back case exhaust fan. Do I have to flip it or is there away I can change air flow through the computer.
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Old 09-11-2010, 05:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: Ooooops on my fan.

You can change airflow in your case by flipping fans around.
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Old 09-13-2010, 02:25 PM   #3
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Nice move :P

I know some people prefer their fans pushing air up, their logic i that heat goes up, so they push the air through the top fan in their case. It's really up to preference though I suppose.
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Default Re: Ooooops on my fan.

Components in a computer don't really generate enough heat for it to have an effect, although that's how I have mine setup.
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Default Re: Ooooops on my fan.

Yeah my Heat load while running WOW and Photoshop doing large loads is only 45C so I think I'm still in healthy perimeters. I think I'll just flip it when I go to reapply thermalpaste down the road.
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Default Re: Ooooops on my fan.

Those temps are perfectly acceptable.
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Yeah my Heat load while running WOW and Photoshop doing large loads is only 45C so I think I'm still in healthy perimeters. I think I'll just flip it when I go to reapply thermalpaste down the road.
You should be fine then. It's really not going to make much of a difference which direction it's going IMO, it's still pulling a lot of heat from the CPU
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Components in a computer don't really generate enough heat for it to have an effect, although that's how I have mine setup.
I know, it's not really a large enough scale for it to take effect in my opinion, but whatever lol
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