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Hi guys, ive seen some OEM pc's with a pull fan instead of push fan, e.g. the new Alienware X51, XBOX 360, etc....
so is there an advantage to have the fan pulling air from the heatsink or something? doesnt make sense because the surrounding mosfets, VRM's wont recieve much airflow.
so can someone tell me why?
i've done test with my old rig's stock amd cooler and the temps seem to be higher when pulling air.
 

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i mean that why do some OEM heatsinks have the PULLING air from the heatsink instead of BLOWING air onto the heatsink, im not talking about how small lighweight they are.
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I think in both those cases they are meant to be more of an exhaust fan, not directly attached to the heatsink right?. Pushing air through the heatsink is way better for the obvious reason, not just pulling the hot air from the side.
 

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see how the fan is pulling air from the cpu heatsink?

and @Dopamin3, the fan is attached to the H/S .
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also, this may be irrelevent, but can you see my rig details under my post, i can't see them.
 

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do you know how to enable it???
 
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