Noctua heatsink Tags: Cases Heatsinks Components Last response: June 2, 2012 11:18 PM in Components Share phippsy June 2, 2012 9:26:14 PM i bought a noctua heatsink and i have mounted it with the fans facing down i have a haf 932 case and my psu is facing down is this ok or should i change it so the fans are facing front of the case More about : noctua heatsink ct1615 June 2, 2012 10:30:16 PM the fans are blowing across the heatsink and into the top of the case? phippsy June 2, 2012 11:11:33 PM i have mounted it so that the fans are facing the graphics card and psu i have a big fan on top of case blowing air out should i change it so its facing sidewards Related resources RAM's Metal Fin is TOUCHING Noctua Heatsink......Safety Concern???... - Forum i7 4790k overheating under noctua heatsink - Forum Noctua heatsink touching RAM - Forum nh-u14s Noctua Included Thermal Paste already on the heatsink? - Forum Replace heatsink fans with noctua? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DJDeCiBeL June 2, 2012 11:15:37 PM It really should be mounted horizontally (with the fans pointing to the back of the case), not vertically. Which Noctua is it? phippsy June 2, 2012 11:16:10 PM i was wondering would it be sucking in heat from the bottom cos heat rises but my psu is facing downwards so its just my graphics card DJDeCiBeL June 2, 2012 11:16:44 PM phippsy said:i was wondering would it be sucking in heat from the bottom cos heat rises but my psu is facing downwards so its just my graphics card That's why it should be mounted horizontally. phippsy June 2, 2012 11:17:25 PM Noctua NH-D14 Dual Radiator phippsy June 2, 2012 11:17:51 PM ok thanks i will change it tommorow DJDeCiBeL June 2, 2012 11:18:52 PM Yeah, that may cause PAM clearance issues, which I'm guessing is why you mounted it the way you did, but it really should be the other way. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNoctua aftermarket heatsink problem Forum SolvedInstalling the Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Heatsink Forum Combining a noctua fan with cooler master heatsink - good idea ? Forum Can an asrock extreme3 gen3 support a noctua heatsink ? Forum New Noctua heatsink "Noctua NH-U12DO A3" Forum Repositioning Noctua nh-d14 heatsink Forum Asus P6T Deluxe V2 + Noctua heatsink compatability Forum Noctua i7 heatsink + thermal paste Forum Fan suggestion for Noctua C12P heatsink kit? Forum SolvedG.Skill Trident X Compatibility with Noctua NH-D15 Forum SolvedMSI A88X-G45 on Noctua NH D14 (compatibility) Forum SolvedSwiftech H220X VS Other 240mm Custom Water Cooling Systems VS Noctua NH-D14 Forum SolvedAre noctua fans worth it? Forum SolvedMax temp of 92 degrees in Prime 95 Blend with 4770K and Noctua NH-D15 Forum SolvedI have noctua nh-d14 and i5 3570k is reaching 50-64c while playing cs:go? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !