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Old 05-07-2009, 04:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Changing the cpu fan blow direction

I think my thermaltake thing is sucking air out of it. Isn't it supposed to blow through the heatsink? I have it setup so that the air blowing out of it would then be picked up by an opposite fan and taken out of the case. If it is supposed to suck air out, I'll just move the fan to the other side. If not, how do I change the direction?

I know what you're thinking, I have my i7 at stock when I have a bit $80 aftermarket cooler in my rig. I've been lazy, and maybe even a little bit fearful. Anyway, I think it would be a good idea to overclock a good hot day in summer so that when another hot day comes along, my chip won't overheat.
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Default Re: Changing the cpu fan blow direction

To change you would take the shroud off and flip the fan around and put the shroud back on... Or w/e it is called holding the fan onto the heatsink, but yes, good idea to have it going to the exhaust and out.
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