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Which way is the fan supposed to be blowing to?

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Is it supposed to be blowing air to or sucking air from inside the case ?
    
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Both, you should have one sucking in and one pushing out to effectively change the air. If you only have space for one, though, have it pushing air in, you will get better temps than only exhausting the hot air.
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both ways , one in , one out , and if you can , do more than 2 !
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Depends on which fans you're talking about (where they are mounted).

Standard setup is for fans in front of the case to be pulling air into the case, and for fans in the rear/top-rear (if you have these) set to exhaust.

If you have fans mounted on the case side panel, some testing will determine which configurations are optimal. In other words, these can be set up either as intake or as exhaust fans; testing will be the only way to know which way is more effective.

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Your Zalman? Assuming the fan in the back of your case is exhaust, the fan should be on the side closer to the ram.
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