Fan the right way round?

  Billy911 23:13 29 Oct 2004

I recently installed a new HDD and saw that the fan on the side of the system unit was caked in dust. I removed the fan and gave it a good clean. Unfortunately I cannot remember which way round the fan went back into the system (ie, does the air blow out of the side of the system case or suck air into the system?).

  hugh-265156 23:20 29 Oct 2004

if its on the left side of the case i would set it to blow inwards as this should help keep the pci and graphics cards cool. there should be a little arrow on the fan showing the direction of airflow. if there is no marking on the fan locate the side with the sticker on it and place it facing in to blow inwards.

  hugh-265156 23:22 29 Oct 2004

ps. other fans.

set front fans to suck in and rear fans to blow out.

  Billy911 23:33 29 Oct 2004

huggyg71, thanks for the info. Luckily I seemed to have put it the right way round as you've described.

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