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Zalman fan placement, and hyper 212 placement.

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Hi,

I was wondering how I should place my fan. My case is a Lancool k62 with the top exhaust. Should I point the the hyper 212 up and down with it pulling air also from the GPU or should I point it to the back?

Also, which fan should be the one pulling and the one pushing? I have the Zalman ZM-F3 http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2454976


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Depends on what CPU you have. Ideally you want the heatpipes of the cooler running perpendicular to the longer side of the CPU die for best core temps.

Then arrange case fans accordingly. 212 pointing up you want the top two 140mm exhausting and no rear 120, 212 pointing back you want the top front 140 intake and other 140 removed, then 120mm rear exhaust.
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