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PSU facing gx 750w in my HAF X case

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June 21, 2011 5:47:28 PM

Just bought a cooler master haf X case, moving over my gx 750w psu I want to make sure Im achieving the best air flow. I have it facing up currently. I just want feed back to validate my placement to put my mind to rest.
June 21, 2011 6:04:49 PM

It's probably ok. My PSU blows on my graphics cards.

As long as your temps are ok, you can set your mind at ease. :) 
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June 21, 2011 6:18:59 PM

Best to let the PSU fan cool the PSU. i.e. make it face downwards. Your case already has a good cooling scheme with its default fan setups.
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June 22, 2011 12:16:06 PM

eightdrunkengods said:
It's probably ok. My PSU blows on my graphics cards.

No, it doesn't. The PSU fans all exhaust air from the case.

I do not think that it will make much difference. I have Antec 900 cases with bottom mounted power supplies. I orient the PSU's with the fan up. The combination of the lower front fan and the PSU does a great job cooling my hard drives. Exhaust air from the PSU is never more than 3 or 4 C (as measured with an electronic cooking thermometer) above ambient temps.
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