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I have my PSU fan pointing down.

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I have a SilverStone ST1200 and in my case I have it pointing down. (to the floor) When I open my front panel to check the psu I'm getting warm air. I know that's normal. Will I have any issues? What's my threshold? Should I drill a hole or tiny holes to get intake below the psu fan? Or should I just leave it as it is and not worry since I'm not really pulling that much power from it.
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post #2 of 4
I would drill holes
Edit: 101 post yay!!!
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post #3 of 4
If it is intake and the fan is on the bottom if it were me i would drill holes to allow air in, the fan will work harder if it is that close to the bottom of your case-wich will increase heat inside it.
    
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Hmm alright I guess I'll do a honeycomb/hole grid type thing at the bottom.
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