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This is how my psu is fitted in my pc case,
as you can see the fan of the psu is facing the bottom(there is a venteilletion at the bottom for the fan of the psu)
my question is,can I place the psu reversely?
I mean the fan of the psu facing upwards?
I have a front lian li 120mm fan(intake)
top lian li 120mm fan(exhaust) and rear nzxt 120mm(exhaust).
Please help!
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post #2 of 13
why do you want to flip it up?
its best the way it is now as its taking in cool air, other way it may take in heat being pushed by front fan, but it would still should stay cool, either way shouldn't really matter
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Originally Posted by A14M3D;15477351 
why do you want to flip it up?
its best the way it is now as its taking in cool air, other way it may take in heat being pushed by front fan, but it would still should stay cool, either way shouldn't really matter

I wan't to flip it because I want to use the blue led fan of the psu,
if I flip the psu,will its fan run as an intake or exhaust?
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post #4 of 13
intake into the PSU, then out the honeycomb mesh at the rear of the PSU
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Originally Posted by A14M3D;15477533 
intake into the PSU, then out the honeycomb mesh at the rear of the PSU

don't you think that flipping the psu will result in taking more hot air from inside the case and throw it outside?
Currently my psu fan is at the bottom,that means it can't take hot air and throw it outside,am I right?
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I'm waiting for someone to clear out the confusion,
will flipping be benificial?
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aniket;15477942 
I'm waiting for someone to clear out the confusion,
will flipping be benificial?

Well I guess since you want to see the LED then yes. It couldn't hurt to try it out and check your temps.
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aniket;15477621 
don't you think that flipping the psu will result in taking more hot air from inside the case and throw it outside?
Currently my psu fan is at the bottom,that means it can't take hot air and throw it outside,am I right?

you are right but the thing is by doing that, the hot air that it will be taking in will heat up the PSU's components
post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by A14M3D;15484788 
you are right but the thing is by doing that, the hot air that it will be taking in will heat up the PSU's components

That means it will reduce my psu's life span?
Also,
today while playing cod black oops my fps didn't get past 28fps most of the time(AA- off,no of corpse- small,bullet impacts- off,rest is everything set at max)I have a pretty good gpu & my resolution is medium,so is that the fps lagging is occuring due to my cpu?
Will a phenomII x4 955 be give noticable improvement?
my rig:
athlonII x2 240
gtx275
2gb ddr2 ram
1360x768 resolution
Edited by Aniket - 10/28/11 at 2:43pm
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aniket;15490404 
That means it will reduce my psu's life span?
Also,
today while playing cod black oops my fps didn't get past 28fps most of the time(AA- off,no of corpse- small,bullet impacts- off,rest is everything set at max)I have a pretty good gpu & my resolution is medium,so is that the fps lagging is occuring due to my cpu?
Will a phenomII x4 955 be give noticable improvement?
my rig:
athlonII x2 240
gtx275
2gb ddr2 ram
1360x768 resolution

your cpu is probably bottlenecking the ability of your gpu, the 955 is known to be a great OC'er, some say 4GHz is like almost guaranteed which would be nice, but your cooler could limit you depending on the volts it needs
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