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post #1 of 11
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After installing everything on this pc, I noticed that the HSF fan is installed wrongly (i.e. that the air is pulling out not pushing in) as it is supposed to do.

So, is there an option that allows me to turn the rotation of the fan to run the other way round??

10q

EDIT: the fan in question is the Noctua NF-P12, if that is of more help.
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post #2 of 11
I'm not sure what you're asking...the way to have the heatsink and fan setup (to blow out the rear exhaust) is like so:



Notice the label side of the fan is touching the heatsink. Air is pulled in by the visible side of the fan, pushed through the heatsink's fins, and flows freely out the exhaust fan.
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post #3 of 11
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Yeah that what I ment but I installed the fan the other way round.

So, is there a way to leave the fan as it is and adjust it to spin the other way round??
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post #4 of 11
No there isnt. It's not really hard to turn a fan around
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post #5 of 11
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I know, but the thing is that I have placed the anti-vibration sticks with the fan and do not know whether I will be able to remove them and re-attach them.
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post #6 of 11
The anti-vibration mounts should pop out with a minimum of fuss.
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post #7 of 11
There are arrows on the fan (Air Flow/Rotation)

The air flows toward the owl

No way to reverse it, so just take the time to fix it, and you shouldn't have a problem with the silencers.

I love my Noctua's (Just got 5&6 in the mail today)
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post #8 of 11
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Good to hear this. So it should be a breeze!!! Will do that tomorrow before I switch on the PC so that it will be cold.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thunderer View Post
Good to hear this. So it should be a breeze!!! Will do that tomorrow before I switch on the PC so that it will be cold.
Your PC will be pretty much as cold as it gets after about 10 minutes of being turned off.
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post #10 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
Your PC will be pretty much as cold as it gets after about 10 minutes of being turned off.
Did not know that!!!

Well, still will do it first thing in the morning as I do not want to play round.
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