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post #1 of 9
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On my Antec 900.
How much space should I have in between the fan (200mm) and my desk hutch?
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post #2 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by EricM9104 View Post
On my Antec 900.
How much space should I have in between the fan (200mm) and my desk hutch?
Two inches would be fine since that fan runs slowly, and it has alot of area to draw air in from
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post #3 of 9
I would say 2". Thats just me though, just enough for air to get in there. The more, the better
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post #4 of 9
ummmm... correct me if im wrong, but isnt the 200mm fan sucking air out of the case??? mine does.... it also moves the most amount of air to.
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post #5 of 9
the 200mm fan is an exhaust.
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by krazieaznboi View Post
the 200mm fan is an exhaust.
that being said wouldnt it need quite a large amount of space? like 4"+ ?
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by Unl33t View Post
that being said wouldnt it need quite a large amount of space? like 4"+ ?
I'd agree with that
    
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Unl33t View Post
that being said wouldnt it need quite a large amount of space? like 4"+ ?
thats what i would do.
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post #9 of 9
i wouldnt think it would need any room. If theres the exhaust, it just needs to get air out of case.
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