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2 different fans on my Hyper 212+... Is this okay?

post #1 of 18
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I have the stock fan and some stupid fan I bought for $5 last year. Is it okay that I have them both installed, or should I remove the $5 fan and just keep the stock?
post #2 of 18
It's fine. As long as they're both blowing the same direction, they'll work near as makes no difference as well as an identical pair.
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It's fine. As long as they're both blowing the same direction, they'll work near as makes no difference as well as an identical pair.
They are both intaking air. Here is a pic of how it looks right now:

post #4 of 18
You need 1 intake and 1 as exhaust.
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They are both intaking air. Here is a pic of how it looks right now:

Well that definitely won't work. Doing that will result almost no airflow overall unless one fan is a lot faster than the other, in which case you shouldn't be using the slower one at all. Plus your likely to burn out your fans. One in, one out is the rule.
    
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post #6 of 18
i would keep just the stock.

also both pushing air is a wrong way to install them.
one have to push and the other pull.
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post #7 of 18
What they said. You're doing it wrong.

One intake, one exhaust.
post #8 of 18
Face both fans in the same direction for a pushpull setup.
    
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In an ideal situation, you should have two fans pushing the same amount of air (CFM). I doubt having two different fans will make much of a difference, however. That is, as long as one isn't pushing 15CFM and the other 110CFM.

Oh, and you want to flip on of those fans around for a push pull setup... much better airflow and temps.
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post #10 of 18
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They are both intaking air. Here is a pic of how it looks right now:

here mean like that




Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
What they said. You're doing it wrong.

One intake, one exhaust.

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Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
What they said. You're doing it wrong. One intake, one exhaust.
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