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I just got this power supply in the mail, and I am very close to having my computer fully built, and I have a question regarding the power supply. The fan on the power supply is on the bottom of the unit, and I have to put this supply on the bottom of my Cooler Master HAF 932. Should I keep it the way it is or flip it so the fan blows on the parts in my case, and if I were to do the latter, would any problems arise?
    
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keep the fan facing the bottom of your case.. This was you keep the PSU cool and you don't have your fan pulling hot air from inside your case over you PSU internals.
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Originally Posted by {uZa}DOA View Post
keep the fan facing the bottom of your case.. This was you keep the PSU cool and you don't have your fan pulling hot air from inside your case over you PSU internals.
Indeed. PSUs can actually get pretty warm depending on what load they're being run at, and you don't want to take warm case air. I'm pretty sure the HAF 932 has a bottom cut port so that the fan can interact with environment air.
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If i were you i would have the fan facing upwards, i have the same powersupply and in the bottom of my Coolermaster 690 II, the powersupply can get quite loud under load. i found that having the fan facing upwards quietened it down a little.
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You are aware that the GX750 cannot provide more than 450W of clean power without violating ATX specifications?
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