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Old 01-12-2010, 07:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what does this mean push/pull? i saw many sigs that comes with this push/pull watever. O_O
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It indicates the direction of the airflow from the fans.

Your standard fan pulls air in from one direction and pushes it out the other.

Push means the fan is mounted/attached so that it is pushing air through something, e.g. the heatsink the case etc. Air is being pushed away from the fan into whatever it's meant to be cooling.

Pull means the fan is pulling air through something.

Usually you're trying to push the air in through the front of the case and pull it out the back of the case.
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I tried to find a pic with arrows showing the airflow lol, but google image searching "fan airflow" and "heatsink fan" both fail for good candidates.
And I'm too lazy to draw them in myself of course.
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oh i see, btw can anyone suggest a best and setup of fans for HAF 932?

fans with the lights with it red/blue also can really cool down the heat inside the case.
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