case fans,how to fit?

  dfghjkl 22:09 18 Oct 03

am i correct in thinking that a case fan takes the air out of the pc box,so it blows out not blowing in to cool the cpu down,thanks

  hugh-265156 22:18 18 Oct 03


best to have a fan at the bottom front of the case sucking cool air in and one at the back and to the top sucking hot air out creating a flow over the motherboard.

click here

type fan placement or case cooling into google for lots of info.

  leo49 22:19 18 Oct 03

Depends where the fans are located - you'd want a fan situated at the front of the case to suck cool air in to flow through and over and a rear mounted fan to blow the warm air out.

  hugh-265156 22:20 18 Oct 03

this is the link i ment click here

  dfghjkl 22:38 18 Oct 03

i just have the one at the front near the bottom i clipped it into a holder that was clipped to the front of case,it looked made for the job,untill i get around to getting and fitting a second case fan which way round if i run just the one? thanks

  Jester2K II 22:46 18 Oct 03

As huggyg71 said "fan at the bottom front of the case sucking cool air in "

  hugh-265156 00:56 19 Oct 03

if you have a dremel handy click here :-)

  dfghjkl 01:29 19 Oct 03

thanks chaps

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