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Push or Pull? - H50 and AP-15

Poll Results: Push or Pull?

 
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    Push
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post #1 of 4
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I'm just wondering which is better. I will have one fan and only one. Right now I have the stock fan pulling though the rad, and out of the case.

I've searched for this and all the threads end up saying it depends on which fan and rad combo, and then a whole bunch of people use absurd analogies to defend their point of view.

EDIT : Just for clarity, this is only about weather the fan will be pushing or pulling though the rad. Regardless of choice, it will be exhausting air out of my case.
Edited by imadude10 - 1/1/11 at 1:35am
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post #2 of 4
I would say push because you want the cooler air to cool down your water in your h50 and pulling hot air over hot water doesn't seem like a beneficial factor.
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So, one vote for Push, and I updated the OP to make the question a bit less vague. Added poll also.
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post #4 of 4
Funny you ask this, I had clean my rad today and forgot to connect the push fan and got 73c load compared to 70c with both.
Anyways, push will be better if you still have the stock fan use that as a pull fan it works rather well from what I have noticed.
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