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Simple fan position

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This is a simple question but it has bugged me for awhile.
I have three case fans, one in front sucking in air, 8cm, one in back blowing out air, 12cm, and one on my door that is directly over my cpu blowing in, 8cm.
my question is this, should that one on my door be blowing in or out? i figured that since it was over the proc, extra moving air wouldn't hurt, though my temps have only moderatly been better. i think. i don't know really. i think i have kept it below 40c under load where as before i was around 41c. so yea, whats ya'll think?
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hi mate, have u read the following FAQ? it answers ur question directly

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/71307-...now-about.html
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yup the fans are just the way they should be....in from side and front, out back and top....
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coolio. okay i will close this thread now..
*edit* how do i close this thread? or do i not have enough rep?
another, thing. one of you told me it was okay, but the faq told me it was bad, so is it bad or good?
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