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Corsair H80i Configuration

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July 25, 2014 5:06:02 PM

Hey guys i have the h80i in its push and pull config recommened by corsair, but i have a 300r windowed case and it fits in and everything but its just to tight in there. So i was wondering i've seen in youtube and google that people just out one fan with the radiator so what config is that?

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July 25, 2014 5:07:44 PM

You can have it eitehr way, if you think your case has good airflow inside it, you can get the fan to draw air from inside the case, or if the air flow is bad in your case, you can use the fan to draw air in
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July 25, 2014 5:09:14 PM

Ok thanks but which way or where would i put those fans?
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July 25, 2014 5:10:21 PM

this is how your config should be. exhaust at top/rear intake at front/bottom or sometimes just the bottom. push and pull config(you have) is best and can lower temps 5-10c. Taking a fan thats taking air in it becomes a push config(still good) and vice versa becomes a pull config.
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July 25, 2014 5:12:18 PM

Joseph99 said:
Ok thanks but which way or where would i put those fans?


I don't know how wiht the h80i but you can just put it one way, put your hand over it and feel whether air is being sucked in or pushed out, then you can adjust it to your needs :) 
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July 25, 2014 5:12:33 PM

Ok so how do i mount the fan, like how do i know which fan pulls or pushes the air?
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July 25, 2014 5:15:55 PM

Joseph99 said:
Ok so how do i mount the fan, like how do i know which fan pulls or pushes the air?


the fans have a arrow which show which way air is put out. so a the should be

<--- h80i <----

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July 25, 2014 5:16:45 PM

Joseph99 said:
Ok so how do i mount the fan, like how do i know which fan pulls or pushes the air?


basically, I'm guessing here, but, one side of the fan will pull air, and other push air out right? so you just have the get the correct side of the fan to pull or push the air, whichever config. you want and screw the side you want back in
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July 25, 2014 5:17:00 PM

Ok thanks buddy, appreciate it :) 
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July 25, 2014 5:24:53 PM

legend001523 said:
Joseph99 said:
Ok so how do i mount the fan, like how do i know which fan pulls or pushes the air?


basically, I'm guessing here, but, one side of the fan will pull air, and other push air out right? so you just have the get the correct side of the fan to pull or push the air, whichever config. you want and screw the side you want back in


welcome. yeah basically so pull air from your case/outside then push that hot air out.

outside config.

---> h80i ---> ^
l (this is arrow where the hot air should be expelled out the top)


case config

<--- h80i<----
cool air is pushed from the case to the h80i then expelled into the air
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