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I have a few questions, at the moment, this is what my A900 looks like;



How do I mount a side fan with the Tuniq Tower? Cut a bit off?

Also, Would it be better with the Tuniq Tower Facing the Top?

Or, could you think of anything I could do, to improve it?

Thanks!
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I think the Tuniq blowing hot air to the huge fan on top will be better as it could get rid of heat faster.
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You could buy a thinner fan to put on the side panel
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post #4 of 14
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I think the Tuniq blowing hot air to the huge fan on top will be better as it could get rid of heat faster.
Seconded. All you have to do is rotate the tuniq pi/2 radians counter clockwise.And for those of you not familiar with radians, that's 90 degrees.
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So out the top would be better...
The Rear fan has a higher RPM, I'd have thought that'd move more air?

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Seconded. All you have to do is rotate the tuniq pi/2 radians counter clockwise.And for those of you not familiar with radians, that's 90 degrees.

I have a standard 120mm LED Fan, Can I not cut a bit off and mount it on the side?
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So out the top would be better...
The Rear fan has a higher RPM, I'd have thought that'd move more air?
I have a standard 120mm LED Fan, Can I not cut a bit off and mount it on the side?
Well the top fan is bigger, so we'd have to know the specs on both fans. Even if you do keep the tuniq vertical, you should turn it so the points are facing down. Are you saying mount a fan on the side of the tuniq?
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Well the top fan is bigger, so we'd have to know the specs on both fans. Even if you do keep the tuniq vertical, you should turn it so the points are facing down. Are you saying mount a fan on the side of the tuniq?
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post #8 of 14
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Well the top fan is bigger, so we'd have to know the specs on both fans. Even if you do keep the tuniq vertical, you should turn it so the points are facing down. Are you saying mount a fan on the side of the tuniq?
Pointing down, why? At the moment, my fan blows out the back. I've noticed that mine is different to others, as, like you said, others have theirs pointing down, where as mine, point up.

Nope, I'm talking about mounting a fan on the side of the Antec 900.

So, TT blowing out back, or blowing out top?
Edited by Kornowski - 5/11/08 at 3:07am
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Pointing down, why? At the moment, my fan blows out the back.
Have you switched the fan? Because if it's stock, it's blowing into the case.
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Have you switched the fan? Because if it's stock, it's blowing into the case.
No, I haven't switched it...

Nope, It's definitely blowing out the case, You know, with the like, things that connect all the corners of the fan in the middle, facing the back.
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