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Alright I know in systems you have intake and exhaust fans, but how exactly do you set them up? how do you designate which ones are intake vs exhaust?
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Alright I know in systems you have intake and exhaust fans, but how exactly do you set them up? how do you designate which ones are intake vs exhaust?
matter of preference, really. But I have my front fan as intake... then my fans in the top and rear as exhaust.

my front fan is low near the floor... so with the laws of thermodynamics the exhuast fans are at the top, and near the top at the back of the case
    
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A lot of useful info Here #6 & #7 specifically.
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so if i have a 230 mm fan can i replace it with 4 120 mm? making it 240mm x 240mm?
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so if i have a 230 mm fan can i replace it with 4 120 mm? making it 240mm x 240mm?
You could but that depends if there is space around the fan for the extra 1cm around each corner. Another problem will be mounting holes as you most likely have to drill some extra holes.
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