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i cant tell does the fan(stock) on my socket 754 suck or blow air up??? really quick for a case mod i need to know
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Stock heatsinks normally blow down.

The side you would put a grill on is the side thats sucking in air
    
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ok i was thining of putting a fan on the side of my case if the cpu fan blew up so i could help along the flow with a plastic tube
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It's better to have a fan blowing in from the side of the case to the HSF, that way you get cool air from outside the case.

If you set it up so it was blowing air out, you would be pulling warm air from inside the case through the HSF.

    
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Uusually stock fans blow down. So have an intake fan going right onto the hsf from the side. Thats what I did, and it dropped my temps almost 10c from before i had the fan
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