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post #1 of 11
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So i just got my panaflo fan from CyberDruid and it works awesome, i took my scythe fan off my True and attempted to put the Panaflo on but one of my RAM sticks stops it from going on right -_-

so i put it on the other side but now its on par with my back Exhaust fan, theres like a half in gap between them. So im guessing that the exhaust fan is going to prevent the Panaflo from pushing air through my TRUE. Am i right or will it be just fine?
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post #2 of 11
Just make sure that the fans are blowing air in the same direction and you should have no problem, it would also be better that they push the same amount of air as well.
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Just make sure that the fans are blowing air in the same direction and you should have no problem, it would also be better that they push the same amount of air as well.
ah thats the thing, there not, i have the scythe as a case exhaust and its pushing air out, my Panaflo is pushing air through my TRUE which means its blowing air the opposite way.
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post #4 of 11
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I took a picture of it.
on the left theres the Exhaust which is the Scythe
on the right theres my Panaflo on the True

the arrows represent the direction there blowing air.

if you think i should change it around let me know

right now with Prime 95 my temps havent passed 49C

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post #5 of 11
Remount the true so it is horizontal and put the fan on so it is blowing to the top. But because of how close the TRUE is to the exhaust it might be better to remove the exhaust fan and instead use the Panaflo.
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Wow, that must be putting a lot of stress on those fans, probably slowing down both of them trying to pull so much air through such a small gap.
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post #7 of 11
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if i put it horizontal then the TRUE hits my RAM lol
i could take out one stick of ram but i really dont want to xD

and right now the Scythe is my only exhaust 0_o
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Enjoi View Post
if i put it horizontal then the TRUE hits my RAM lol
i could take out one stick of ram but i really dont want to xD

and right now the Scythe is my only exhaust 0_o
No, just take the fan off of the heatsink and turn it around, leave it in the same place, just opposite direction.
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No, just take the fan off of the heatsink and turn it around, leave it in the same place, just opposite direction.
but im guessing that it wouldnt be cooling the TRUE nearly as much if i switch it around
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but im guessing that it wouldnt be cooling the TRUE nearly as much if i switch it around
Can't hurt to try.
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