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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
^^^ Also incorrect by default of the following...



Ummm no. the PSU fan is an Intake fan and not an Exhaust fan. It's there to keep the internals of the PSU running cool. It's not there to exhaust heat out the bottom of the case but to intake cool air and it's expelled out the back of the case or in Silverstone and Llian Li designs out the top.

It is 100% okay to flip it. The only real problem is if you're doing fan maintenance above an exposed PSU fan is that you might accidentally drop a metal screw into it. I'm pretty sure Manufacturers warranty does not cover gaffs of this nature.

In fact I had mine flipped so it could be read upside up(Stupid OCZ and their upside down decals) and almost did exactly that. So I peeled up the decal flipped it AND the PSU so that it would be protected.

~Ceadder
Actually there are some PSUs that have fans as exhaust not intake, not that it changes anything you wrote, just FYI.
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Originally Posted by Aximous View Post
Actually there are some PSUs that have fans as exhaust not intake, not that it changes anything you wrote, just FYI.
Either way, you'll be dealing with hot air, either sucking it into the psu, which is fine as long as the psu isn't being pushed to its limit, or blowing it into the case
Edited by THC Butterz - 10/3/11 at 3:38pm
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Either way, you'll be dealing with hot air, either sucking it into the pay, which is fine as long as the pay isn't being pushed to its limit, or blowing it into the case
You must be texting this on your smart phone. lol

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
You must be texting this on your smart phone. lol

~Ceadder
YUP, dam android, sometimes it's a "dumb phone" lol
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Originally Posted by THC Butterz View Post
Either way, you'll be dealing with hot air, either sucking it into the psu, which is fine as long as the psu isn't being pushed to its limit, or blowing it into the case
Another thing to keep in mind with this. With the PSU intake coming from inside the case and exhaust going out the back of the case, it also will impact your positive/negative pressure. I personally have my PSU intake facing down so that it draws air from outside the case, and passes it back out of the case. I did this so I didn't have to calculate the PSU in regards to case pressure. I prefer to maintain positive pressure with my HAF X, and once I added the second exhaust fan to the top, I had to add another intake fan in the 5.25 drive bays to keep positive pressure.
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I figured if anyone knew this it would be one of the HAF-X guys.
I was wondering with the front (red) intake fan can you put a 230mm fan there or is it limited to a 200mm I am getting conflicting info from searching online.
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Originally Posted by Rakivic View Post
I figured if anyone knew this it would be one of the HAF-X guys.
I was wondering with the front (red) intake fan can you put a 230mm fan there or is it limited to a 200mm I am getting conflicting info from searching online.
Thanks
The front fan is a 230mm in the HAF X out of the box. The top and side fit 200mm.
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YUP, dam android, sometimes it's a "dumb phone" lol
I think my iPhones autocorrect is much worse lol
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The front fan is a 230mm in the HAF X out of the box. The top and side fit 200mm.
This is truth.
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The front fan is a 230mm in the HAF X out of the box. The top and side fit 200mm.
Top and side are the same.

So long as there are only 4 mounting tabs on them you can put any 230 in them.

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