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Mount PSU with fan blowing down or up?

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I am mounting an Antec NEO ECO 520w in a HAF 932.

The fan on the PSU is blowing into the unit, which I assume then exhausts out the back.

My question is which way should I mount the unit? It is a bottom mounted system in the HAF 932, so should the fan be on the top or the bottom when I mount it? Can't find any documentation on this so I am looking for advice.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 5
I think it is personal preference. I mounted my corsair PSU with the fan on the bottom, only because of where it put my wires coming out of the psu. It made cable management much easier that way. But I think it is really up to you as the way you want it. I also did mine that way to make the stick the correct way so you can read it.
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You will want to mount it with the fan facing down. If your tower has room between the floor and the bottom of your case, I would make the fan face down, that way it will have its own supply of fresh air, allowing for cooler temps.
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Facing down. One person accidentally spilled some liquid in their PSU when it wasn't running. Their fan was facing up. But I always mount facing down.
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post #5 of 5
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I mounted it with the fan at the bottom so it can hopefully intake fresh air. HAF 932 is on wheels so it has space to get fresh air down there.

Just wanted to make sure there wasn't a wrong or a right way.

Thanks guys, +rep is out!
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