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On the other side, as in... the front of the PC instead of the back?

Aint flipping the 'exhaust' fan an idea?

Keep all of the other fans except your heatsink fan where they are. Switch the heatsink fan to the other side, so it's on the right. Make sure it's blowing into the heatsink.


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You kidding me? I should rotate my CPU-fan 180 degrees?
No, put it around the other side and make sure the closed side is facing towards the heatsink. The closed side looks like this:
    
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You could flip the fan if you want, but generally it's considered better for space-clearance reasons to move the fan to the RAM side and have it blowing air past the heatsink fins.

PS. it's HEATSINK not heatsync.
I dont quite know where I should put the 'exhaust' fan. In the front with the DVD-Player? I dont think it's possible to blow air out there. Only on the buttom of my pc in the front is space for a fan. Which is, of course, already taken by a fan!
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post #74 of 104
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I dont quite know where I should put the 'exhaust' fan. In the front with the DVD-Player? I dont think it's possible to blow air out there. Only on the buttom of my pc in the front is space for a fan. Which is, of course, already taken by a fan!

No, Just flip your heatsink fan. Keep all other fans where they are.
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Keep all of the other fans except your heatsink fan where they are. Switch the heatsink fan to the other side, so it's on the right. Make sure it's blowing into the heatsink.


EDIT: Thanks Reality lol.
From what I understand, you want me to get the heatsink off, again, and flip it 180 over? That way it will be blowing warm air against my RAM, won't it?

The other people in this topic are telling me to change the 'exhaust' fan that is currently aiming at my heatsing to replace it...
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I dont quite know where I should put the 'exhaust' fan. In the front with the DVD-Player? I dont think it's possible to blow air out there. Only on the buttom of my pc in the front is space for a fan. Which is, of course, already taken by a fan!
Don't move anything other than the CPU fan.
    
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From what I understand, you want me to get the heatsink off, again, and flip it 180 over? That way it will be blowing warm air against my RAM, won't it?

The other people in this topic are telling me to change the 'exhaust' fan that is currently aiming at my heatsing to replace it...
No, Take the heatsink fan off of the left side and put it on the right side without taking to heatsink off. Make sure to have it blowing air into the heatsink, Not blowing out.
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No, Take the heatsink fan off of the left side and put it on the right side without taking to heatsink off. Make sure to have it blowing air into the heatsink, Not blowing out.
Oooh, now I get it!! So, take off the fan (by removing the metal 'holders') and place it on the other side.

the CLOSED SIDE towards the heatsink or faced away? (As far as I know the closed side is currently facing the sink...)

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Oooh, now I get it!! So, take off the fan (by removing the metal 'holders') and place it on the other side.

the CLOSED SIDE towards the heatsink or faced away? (As far as I know the closed side is currently facing the sink...)

Sorry for your frustrations!

It's ok, but have the closed side facing the heatsink so it's blowing air in.
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It's ok, but have the closed side facing the heatsink so it's blowing air in.
On the photo where you can see the heatsink with the fan, the closed side (on the picture the back) is facing the heatsink, is it not?...
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