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Windows 7: Case air flow (Quick help please)

19 Oct 2010   #1
Dj SharK

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 7600
 
 
Case air flow (Quick help please)

Hi,

Right this moment, i'm building my first rig. I've always got a DIY system but it's set up by the people working at the store.

Not sure if i connect everything properly as i've yet to start it up. That's a different thing altogether.

My question: I have 2 fans installed. 1 is at the usual rear panel blowing air out. I've installed another up front (basically, in-between my HDD and front panel). Should the fan up front be blowing air out or in? Which would be better?


Thanks!


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19 Oct 2010   #2
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

It should be blowing in. pulling fresh air into the system...
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19 Oct 2010   #3
Dj SharK

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 7600
 
 

Ah, cheers Mckill! I'll switch it around then.

Rep'ed. :)
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19 Oct 2010   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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19 Oct 2010   #5
Dj SharK

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 7600
 
 

Cheers Dwarf! Mine is set up exactly as you explained it. The front fan is near the bottom and the rear is up top.
I originally thought it's best to use both fans blowing hot air out but your message made complete sense.

I'll switch it around.

*Can't rep you as i gave you one not too long ago. IOU1.
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19 Oct 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You're welcome. I'm glad it helped. :)
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