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I just watched a review of the rosewill psu online and someone said you arent supposed to have the psu fan facing upwards? Is that true?
With your case(which has an intake grill under the PSU) is best to install the unit with the fan facing down.
post #62 of 65
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What's the reasoning behind that? I thought upside down would give it more air.
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post #63 of 65
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What's the reasoning behind that? I thought upside down would give it more air.
The airflow is unrestricted since the case has a generous grill on the bottom, under the PSU... the reasoning is simple, the air outside the case is cooler than the air inside the case. smile.gif
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Can having the psu fan upwards cause the fan to make noise? Louder then usual?
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post #65 of 65
Not necessarily, but why would you do that when there's no impediment to mounting it with the fan facing downwards?
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