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Fan direction in Bitfenix Prodigy with NH-L12

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February 8, 2013 8:53:33 AM

Hi guys,

I'm building my first mini-ITX gaming/HTPC computer and I'm not sure how should I position the top fan of the case.

I'm using a Noctua NH-L12 which apparently works better by blowing air to the CPU (my first thought was to mount it so it would blow air away from the processor). Thing is, if I use the top fan as exhaust, it might be in conflict with the heatsink fan, since they're very close to each other.

I have a 230mm spectre pro in the front, if that helps. It might be easier to see with a picture
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/267/img20130207wa0...

The one marked in green is the one I'm asking about.

Thanks for your help!



a c 391 K Overclocking
February 8, 2013 11:56:31 PM

Top case fan should be exhaust.Front fans are usually intake.
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