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Primarily push but with optional push/pull work?

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I've got a fan lying around that I'd quite like to use in my system and was wondering if this was possible.

Atm the 120 rad in my loop has a fan in push and looks like this:



If i were to add my extra fan to it like this:



..but only have it turned on when i need it, would it affect the air flow through the rad too much?

As well as the benefit of more air going through my rad it will also bring more cool air in towards my chipset as I've tested that already. I don't want it on all the time though coz i like to keep my noise levels down unless I'm benchmarking/gaming so if it didn't affect the rad's performance when it's turned off this would be great.

Any thoughts?
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if youre goign to have like in the 2nd picture, wont they be pushing against each other....
     
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Ah s*** yea. Well i just chucked it in there for the demonstration photo really. Obviously it would be the right way round if i were to do this

EDIT:

It's not screwed in, just placed. If I'd actually gone to the effort of screwing it in and still not realised it's the wrong way I'd probably curl up into a massive ball of embarrassment and spend the rest of my life locked away in a cringe dungeon :/
Edited by Aidan - 3/28/11 at 6:55am
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