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How should I install my two 8mm fans ?

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I have a Zalman 9500 cpu fan which's blowing air TOWARDS the back panel.

now, I have two 80mm fan mounts on the back panel. Should I put the one on the top (which's pretty much lined up with my CPU fan) the same direction as the CPU fan and the lower one to be sucking fresh air from outside ?

thx !


EDIT: 80mm !! 80mm !!
Edited by raydeon - 6/4/08 at 8:13pm
    
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OMG you have 8mm fans?
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post #3 of 11
Do you mean 80mm fans?
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OMG you have 8mm fans?
rofl...i meant 80
    
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It would be most effective to have the 2 rear fans be exhausts as this will lower any potential turbulence.

If you are concerned about negative pressure, then (if you have not already) you could install an intake on the frontside of the case.
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Believe it or not, there is actually such a thing as an 8mm fan!

 
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post #7 of 11
Rear fans should exhaust; do you have any intake fans in front?
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I would have one at the front and one at the back - even better would be to get 120mm fans if they will fit

How good would the 8mm fan be at cooling my 3.6ghz Quad core?
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That's a cool little fan... I want some of them
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Believe it or not, there is actually such a thing as an 8mm fan!
do you think that can cool the jumpers and 3-pin power supplys on my motherboard?!?!
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