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Front fans blow in while back fans blow out. Side fans blow in and top fans blow out.
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thank you all for the feedback. I currently have a fan blowing in the front, one blowing in the back, and the third one is in the side door that IS directly blowing into the video card (im not sure if this is useful info). So, with that being said, does anyone have a definitive answer?
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just eliminate all fans
    
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thank you all for the feedback. I currently have a fan blowing in the front, one blowing in the back, and the third one is in the side door that IS directly blowing into the video card (im not sure if this is useful info). So, with that being said, does anyone have a definitive answer?
Yes. make your back fan blow OUT of the pc.
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post #16 of 31
If your other two fans are blowing in, the side fan should definitely blow out
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post #17 of 31
You should change that back fan to blow out the case, and the side fan to blow INTO the case.

This is usually the best way to set it up. Front/side fans are intake. Top/rear fans are exhaust. Simplest way to put it.
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post #18 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mauser View Post
If your other two fans are blowing in, the side fan should definitely blow out
So it would steal fresh air from the video card?

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You should change that back fan to blow out the case, and the side fan to blow INTO the case.

This is usually the best way to set it up. Front/side fans are intake. Top/rear fans are exhaust. Simplest way to put it.
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post #19 of 31
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SORRY let me rephrase.

FRONT FAN: IN
BACK FAN: OUT
SIDE FAN: ?????
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Side fan: in.
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