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Sorry, I made this thread right when the forums got all screwed up a moment ago.
Let me retype my original post.

OP:

I need a little help with some fan decisions.

I bought this case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Tpk=sopranors
Which has 4 spots for 120mm fans, shown below.


I also bought four of these fans: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811998121

Now, I'm wondering which of those places should be intake or exhaust?
Obviously the rear fan is exhaust.
And the front would be intake.
Would the fans on the side be intake as well?

Thanks for your input.
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i'd make the side intake
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Make both side fans intake?
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post #5 of 7
I would yes. The top to help cool the cpu and nb and the bottom intake for the videocard. Not sure how much benefit making one as an exhaust will do. My personal opinion is that exhaust fans should only be placed at the rear and top.

The bottom side fan looks perfectly inline to cool the vid-card, which if you have a dual slot card, should exhaust all the hot air out the back. Cool in, hot out.
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Sounds good.
Thanks a bunch for the help.
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post #7 of 7
Yeah, intake on the sides and front. Exhaust out the back and top if possible.
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