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Cooler master CH5-5K12: Which way

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kieran_d

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Apr 7, 2001
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Ireland, Belfast
I have got a cooler master CH5-5K12 fan and heat sink and was wondering which way i should install it for better cooling. The thing i was wondering is that it is not like most heat sinks, that is the fan is on the side of the heat sink, i was wondering if i should install it so that the side with the fan is pointing towards the bottom of the case or should i make it point towards the PSU and the exsuset fan (i have a midi tower case, so i thought it would make more sense to make it point towards the PSU and exsuset fan as heat rises and would come of the heat sink quicker, i am i wright)

Thanks.
 

most deaf

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Mar 12, 2001
you want the fan at the bottom so it can blow the cold ari comming in at the front out of the psu or fan next to the processor