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post #1 of 17
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Hi, I've installed a ASUS Impact ITX Board in my Cooler master elite 130, I just wondered, Is both of the fans ok in this direction, as you can see from the picture. Do I need 2 fans in my ITX case or shall I just use 1



post #2 of 17
as a general rule you want airflow over your components. having the front as an exhaust does not provide this.
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Originally Posted by l0max View Post

as a general rule you want airflow over your components. having the front as an exhaust does not provide this.

Shall I turn the front fan around then?
post #4 of 17
I was hoping you'd take pictures of the fan in a more further away view.
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post #5 of 17
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ok one second
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I was hoping you'd take pictures of the fan in a more further away view.

Ok I done some more: Do the fans look setup right



post #6 of 17
No that's wrong, the CPU fan should be a exhaust. Not intake from that second picture from that second post.
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post #7 of 17
Many will say that you have the fans backwards. Honestly it doesn't make much of a difference.
post #8 of 17
Both fans blow in so no change one of them so air goes in and out not both in

Airflow should come from the case onto the H80i and then out
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post #9 of 17
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No that's wrong, the CPU fan should be a exhaust. Not intake from that second picture from that second post.

Do you mean this has to be exhaust:

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Both fans blow in so no change one of them so air goes in and out not both in

Airflow should come from the case onto the H80i and then out

I think thats the setup i had in my first post but someone said I did it wrong. So Shall I put the rear fan as exhaust and the front fan as intake?
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