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Ok, that's the way it's mounted in there.

Not in your op, you can see the scooped side of the fan blades.
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post #22 of 30
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Well I'll double check again, but I swear that's the way it's mounted in the case. You can even barely see how the wire runs up the front of the fan, like it's supposed to.
post #23 of 30
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Not in your op, you can see the scooped side of the fan blades.
Actually looks fine to me. You sure you aren't doing that optical illusion thing that like 25% of people do? Like you see something convex and you think its concave? lol.
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post #24 of 30
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Actually looks fine to me. You sure you aren't doing that optical illusion thing that like 25% of people do? Like you see something convex and you think its concave? lol.


Positive

Look at the side of the fan the wires are running on in each pic.
It's obvious to me, just looking at the fan blades.




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post #25 of 30
Yeah, you're right. It was in backwards. As you can see in the original photo as well, the fan wires are visible from inside the case. The fan wires should show through from the outside of the rear of the case, not on the interior.
 
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post #26 of 30
Get rid of the grill in front of it. Grills on the intake side of fans are REALLY horrible on noise. Grills on the exhaust side are tolerable, but on the intake, they are...(all together now!) PURE EVIL!
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post #27 of 30
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Ok, yea, well I'm going to check it... not sure what I was thinking, but thank you all for catching it and letting me know. Guess the air I was feeling coming out the back was just coming from my heatsink. In any case, I'll switch it around tonight. Thanks again for all the help! I'll post more temps when I get my heatsink switched around, too.
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Get rid of the grill in front of it. Grills on the intake side of fans are REALLY horrible on noise. Grills on the exhaust side are tolerable, but on the intake, they are...(all together now!) PURE EVIL!
Yea, probably could've saved all kinds of arguing if I had that stupid grill off, lol. I might pull that one off the back and there's one just like it on the front intake fan, and take them and throw them on my fans up top. I'm just waiting for someone to accidentally stick their finger in there and bleed all over my motherboard, lol.
post #29 of 30
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Hey guys, need some opinions here to help lower my cooling a bit. I've got 2 pics attached below of how my heatsink is positioned on my mobo and wondering if maybe I did it wrong. How it is now, my HS fan is blowing out towards my back case fan which is blowing out of the case. Seemed like the most logical positioning to me, but a friend of mine suggested that it might help cool more if I turn my heatsink around the other way, and have the fan blow THROUGH the heatsink towards the rear of the case and still have the back fan exhaust from the case. Any opinions?
Is that a 780i board?

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post #30 of 30
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Is that a 780i board?

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No, it's a EVGA 750i FTW.
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