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Windows 7: Case Fan Air Flow

27 Jun 2017   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
Case Fan Air Flow

I needed to change out my Side Fan tonight. The old one finally stopped. I checked trying to make it an Intake Fan. I installed the fan but it is blowing out. There is an Exhaust Fan in the back near the PSU. I now have two Exhaust Fans. Before I change it, I want to make sure the Side Fan should be an Intake Fan. == For next time, is there a way to tell which side of the new fan is the Intake and which is Exhaust just by looking? Thanks Guys.


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27 Jun 2017   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

This Youtube video should help you.

Which way does air flow go in a computer fan? - YouTube
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28 Jun 2017   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I appreciate the reference but that was a terrible video. Three minutes of him spinning the fan with his finger. == I need to know if my side fan should be an Intake since my rear is an Exhaust?
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28 Jun 2017   #4
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I just "bit the bullet", took five minutes and turned the fan around so that I have one Intake Fan and one Exhaust Fan. Thanks,
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