Power supply Tags: Power Supplies Fan Components Last response: October 21, 2010 9:04 AM in Components Share bernie_11 October 20, 2010 7:50:27 PM Hello, my old power supp;y has fan in back, the new one has fan on side facing the cpu does it make a differencecan i use this one or send it back for one that blows out te back. More about : power supply JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply October 20, 2010 8:21:45 PM It usually does not matter where the fan is located in a power supply. Modern atx power supplies exhaust air out the back of a pc case. In your case warm air should be exhausted through the perforated mesh on the back of the psu. m 0 l jsc a c 144 ) Power supply October 21, 2010 9:04:16 AM bernie, the current trend is toward side mounted fans, because you can use a larger fan. A larger fan, moving the same amount of air as a smaller fan, rotates more slowly, making it more quiet. As Johnny said, regardless of rotation, the fan will exhaust air out the back of the PSU. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDead Motherboard or Power Supply Forum SolvedNeed help with power supply question Forum Solvedproblem i cannot connect a Fan with 2 wire(red and Black) to power supply. Forum SolvedCan someone suggest an alternative power supply for this build which is of similar price and quality? Forum SolvedReplace Power Supply? If so with what? Forum SolvedGetting rid of pile of Adapters, with one power supply. Forum SolvedPower Supply left for GPU? Forum SolvedCX500 Power Supply with a GTX 660 GPU, will it be ok? Forum SolvedAdequate Power Supply ? Forum SolvedWill R9 270 or 270x work with 500w power supply and my CPU? Forum SolvedAnother power supply question Forum SolvedPower supply help Forum SolvedWhat power supply should i get? Forum SolvedNeed a power supply for a 4k gaming computer Forum SolvedMy graphic card does not have a slot for the power supply! Forum SolvedWill my power supply be able to handle this video card? Forum SolvedWill I Need to Upgrade my Power Supply As well? Forum SolvedCould you pick a power supply for this gaming build Forum SolvedWill my power supply be able to handle this video card? Forum SolvedEATX power supply type Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !