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Old 03-21-2004, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, i have a few case fans installed on my computer....

They seem to be blowing more air out of the back of the computer then actualy INTO the computer...

I installed them, where the section with no fan grill and the logo are facing into the computer

so i assum they are sucking the air out...

well would it be safe if i turned the fan around so it can blow more air INTO the case then out
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does fliping your fan around turn it into an Intake fan, and keeping it the way you buy it keeps it an exhaust fan?
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Old 03-21-2004, 10:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The way i got my rig set up is having 1 fan on the side blowing out and the rest in. But for u try putting a fan blowing out in the back because thats were all that heat is going to as u said
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Xt post a pic of ur case...or tell me sum site i can see it at
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ya but how do i turn them from blowing out to blowing in, just flip them around?

cuz right now i have 2 fans blowing OUT the back, but none blowing in ....
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This is how to PROPERLY set-up fan cooling on your system. For the back fan(s), set to exaust. For the side fan(s), set to intake. For the front fan(s), set to intake. If you have a top fan set to exaust. As for me, I have a 2x back 2x side 2x front and 1x top set-up. How cool is that?


And yes, just flip them around.
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And yes, just flip them around.
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alright thats what i was doing, just thought i was wrong for a seconed, by the way, what cases yall got?, Im going to buy a new case on April 2nd among other things (when i get paid/half my money is out on bills and my girl lol) so im only going to have enough for 1 thing, which is a case...

what are some suggestions
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Oh ya and im entering it into a small compition for modded Cases, (not custom cases), so guide me in the right directions

(i got everything i need for moding it, even a lil plan drawn up)
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Your best case scenario would be:

-Side fans blowing air INTO your computer
-Front mounted fans blowing air directly ONTO your hard drives
-Back fans blowing air OUT of your case
-Top fans blowing air OUT of your case
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