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Old 02-11-2006, 02:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my psu expells hot air, i put my hand over it and there is hot air comeing out right? but my 120mm fan i got on the back has cold air coming out, i mean its blowing cold air out the back, but not blowing as colder air inside, is this right?, how do you know which way to pu the fans?

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Of course the fan for the power supply is going to be blowing hotter air since that's the main power source,For the other fan direction's the usual is "front-intake" "side-intake" "rear-exhaust" "top-exhaust".

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flip the 120mm fan and it will blow inside the case
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