New Build - case fans query

  Marky_Bhoy 22:45 05 Mar 2004
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I have just built a new PC.

There was plenty of room in the case for a couple of addtional case fans.

Should they blow air in or out of the case?

Could I have one blowing air in and the other blowing air out?

thanks in advance

  rickf 22:48 05 Mar 2004

as a rule the front ones suck air in and the back and side ones blow out.

  leo49 22:49 05 Mar 2004

Ideally one low down at the front sucking cool air in and over warm components - one high at the back blowing warm air out.

  rickf 22:50 05 Mar 2004

just to add the idea is to create a through flow not a current circulating inside the case. hope that explains it for you.

  hugh-265156 23:04 05 Mar 2004
  hugh-265156 23:07 05 Mar 2004

heres a good one if your handy with a dremel click here

  Marky_Bhoy 22:20 06 Mar 2004

thanks for the advice. I think my PC will be cool now!

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