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 SolvedWill my power supply work with my motherboard? Forum SolvedIs this power supply compatible with this motherboard Forum SolvedCan anyone recommend a sufficient power supply for a Sapphire r9 280X/AMD FX 6300 build? Forum SolvedWhat happens if your power supply doesn't have enough watts? Forum SolvedNew i7 System - Power Supply advice? Forum Solvedwhich power supply? Forum SolvedEVGA 430W Power Supply Forum SolvedCan my power supply handle this build with overclocking in mind. Forum SolvedQuestion about Power Supply Forum SolvedWill my power supply run this GPU? Forum SolvedCan't decide wich Power Supply I should pick for my new build Forum SolvedGPU and Power supply? Forum SolvedASUS anti-surge triggered (unstable power supply) Forum SolvedHow to do the power supply test with the paper clip with no green wire Forum SolvedBest R9 270 version for cooling/450W power supply Forum SolvedASUS Anti-Surge detected an unstable power supply unit on the last power-up on TX850M Forum Solved12v Rail on power supply failing Forum Solvedhow big of a power supply would you recommend? Forum SolvedPower Supply can handle the Power supply Forum SolvedWorth putting this power supply in? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !