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Old 08-08-2004, 12:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok, should my CPU fan be blowing the air on my CPU/heatsink or sucking it away?
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Old 08-08-2004, 01:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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blowing on it my friend.
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You need a steady flow of air in your case, using intake and exhaust fans
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blowing on it unless you got some really messed up fan
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yah i would definitely have to say blowing on it
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Old 08-08-2004, 01:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Some heatsinks, generally the ones with very dense fin layouts, work better with the fan sucking. The majority of heatsinks do work better with the fan blowing though. Try it both ways, see which gives better results.
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Old 08-08-2004, 02:08 PM   #7 (permalink)
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if you smell smoke turn the PS off
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Old 08-08-2004, 06:55 PM   #8 (permalink)
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thanx everyone
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