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Old 06-19-2004, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have two fans as exhaust cans and wondering if it would make for better cooling if I was to turn them around and make them blow the other way into the case?
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Turn them around, trust me
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Old 06-19-2004, 10:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I answered this in your other thread. Wait for more people to answer this. Or rather look search for it on the forum or on the internet.
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if you only have 2 fans then set one to in and the other to out
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isnt it 2:1(intake:exaust), I have 7 intake fans and 4 exaust fans, not including my power supply.

also on the AMD site it said that both exaust fans should be pointing the same way

http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/...5E9516,00.html
-"Rear fans should exhaust air in the same direction -- out the back of the chassis."
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well, here's my problem. I have 4 places for intake fans, 2 for exaust, and I have 2 slot coolers. Now the airholes on the side of my case I use those for fans. So 3 side fans, very close to the 4 intake fans. If I turn those to exaust, they won't let the cool air even reach the motherboard.

I was thinking I should get a vantec tornado and replace one of my exaust fans, hopefully evening it out...
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