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Which way to mount the PSU

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I'm working on the bottom layout for my project and was wondering which way would be best to mount the PSU.

The standard way (based on the mounting bracket) would be as shown in the picture, with the PSU fan facing the outside of the vents of the side panel.



The issue I have with this is that it creates a wall for one and a half radiator fans to hit.

Would there be any problems with rotating the PSU and having the output fans from the radiator hitting the input fan for the PSU, and the airflow going that way?

Thanks for any thoughts on this.
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No, Just make sure the airflow goes properly, because PSU's suck air in-ward I believe.
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Above post is correct, it'll be fine to mount it on its side.
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