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Got my new case today, and have a question about a fan. :)

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Keldogg

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May 26, 2001
First off, I just got my new Atop, AT901 full tower case, and thanks again to whoever that was that gave me the link to it. It's 10 times better than my old case and was $20 cheaper too!

Ok, now for my question. It came with a fan on the side lined up with the CPU, but it's blowing air out. Since the fan on my HSF is blowing into the HS, wouldn't it be more effective if I put it blowing into the case? That way it's feeding cool air to the HSF to blow on the HS?
 

GooGobbler

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Jun 1, 2001
I also have a side fan almost directed at my HSF, but it is also blowing air out of the case. Ok, heses my setup.....

1. I have a VOS32 with 2 Fans blowing at the heatsink.
2. I have a GlobalWIN CAF12 (20mmx120mm @ 75CFM) fan Right above the HSF/Processor blowing air onto it.
3. And a Side fan blowing air out of the case.

Should I make the Side fan also blow air into the case or what?
 
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Keldogg

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I made it blow air onto the HSF, and it dropped my temp a couple degrees.
 

rugby

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Feb 2, 2001
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I've got a smaller A-top case and mounted a 120mm fan right where the 80mm fan is mounted and had it blow in and my temps dropped a lot. I have since moved that 120mm fan onto the lower front for my radiator and need to replace it.