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Old 05-27-2019, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by baneling View Post
it seems my case is designed with the PSU at the bottom and with the fan facing down. I don't think I can change that. but why does it matter if the fan is blowing air inside the PSU and the side with the holes for the hot air to go out is facing the back of the case?
That's pretty normal these days. The fan should be facing the bottom; it will intake from there.
Air inside the case will be warmer than ambient. So this ensures that the PSU has a dedicated source of the coolest air possible (room ambient). That's how it should be installed. Don't be like the Verge and install it with the fan facing up.
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