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I have an extra 120 mm fan. Can and should I add it as a 2nd fan on my CM 212+?

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I have a second bracket that makes the push pull effect on my CPU heatsink. Is it possible to do this and would it be a good idea? Thanks!
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well adding a second fan in push pull configuration is always a good idea.
do it i its possible but make sure th fans are identical and are spinning at the same speed.
    
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I have a second bracket that makes the push pull effect on my CPU heatsink. Is it possible to do this and would it be a good idea? Thanks!
It might be possible, but obviously we need to know which CPU cooler you've got first to give a definitive answer.
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It might be possible, but obviously we need to know which CPU cooler you've got first to give a definitive answer.
Coolermaster 212 Plus. The fan is from a Coolermaster case.
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well adding a second fan in push pull configuration is always a good idea.
do it i its possible but make sure th fans are identical and are spinning at the same speed.
To add onto this it would be best to have the pull fan with higher CFM's or like he said, at least equal or else the air would sort of "pocket" inbetween the fins as it goes through the cooler.

Also a trick I did with my Dark Knight is I added non-adhesive duct tape to the sides of my cooler to sort of seal it up so the air that went through the cooler was not escaping out the sides. I saw a 2-4c drop in load temps from doing this.

Here's a pic for reference - http://www.overclock.net/picture.php...pictureid=7782
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