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I have an antec 900, my EA650 PSU is on the bottom with the fan pointing up. My graphics card's fan blows out air at the fan of my PSU. Does this mean it's taking in the hot air from my GPU's exhaust? Is this a bad setup?
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Does your Antec 900 have a vented area below the PSU? If it does you can face the fan down into that area so it will suck cool air in from below.

If it doesn't have the vents then your setup is fine
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No idea why I said 900, I have a 300 as obviously evident in my sig, sorry bout that. Yeah, no vented area below. Guess I won't worry about it.
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The psu fan and video cards are both sucking in air. The only problem I see is that more dust will get into the psu in this position.

But I had an Antec 1200 before with a psu in the same position and all was fine, except for a little more dust in the psu.

Just take out your psu every so often and shake/blow out the dust.
    
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No idea why I said 900, I have a 300 as obviously evident in my sig, sorry bout that. Yeah, no vented area below. Guess I won't worry about it.
If theres no vent below then you're all set
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Not with a decent amount of intake airflow, that will mitigate any heat from the GPU.
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