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Old 05-16-2005, 01:13 AM   #1
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Default Question about fans

I just installed 2 fans into the back of my case. Im not sure about something..are they supposed to blow air into the pc or blow air out of the PC? right now there blowing air into the PC and I installed 3 new fans and i didnt see a drop at all in my temp..so I tihnk I was wrong.

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Old 05-16-2005, 01:15 AM   #2
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I doesnt really matter, although i tend to have one blowing air in and one blowing it out.

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Old 05-16-2005, 01:58 AM   #3
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As long as you have closed off ventilation, meaning the case is completly closed, you should notice a drop.

If there are any at the front, place these to blow air in (feeling them, the ones blowing in seem like they aren't blowing as much) and place the ones at the back to pull out. If you have ones on the side, also ask these to pull in air to help the motherboard cool down.
The hot air from this is then pumped from the back since thats the only way to go, helping circulation.

The ones at the back should also be the biggest, the ones at the side i'd say the smallest to not mess with airflow as much, and the front to be one of the biggest too if you have any

Hope this helps. Just think of the way air passes through, that should help.
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