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 Can an asrock extreme3 gen3 support a noctua heatsink ? - Forum Combining a noctua fan with cooler master heatsink - good idea ? - Forum New Noctua heatsink " Noctua NH-U12DO A3" - Forum Installing the Noctua NH-U12P SE2 Heatsink - Forum Asus P6T Deluxe V2 + Noctua heatsink compatability - 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: ForumNoctua i7 heatsink + thermal paste ForumFan suggestion for Noctua C12P heatsink kit? ForumRepositioning Noctua nh-d14 heatsink ForumNZXT Kraken X60 vs Corsair H110 vs Noctua NH-D14 ??? ForumTemp difference using Noctua NF-F12 on Hyper 212 Evo? ForumIs this okay overclock? i5 firstname.lastname@example.org - Noctua nh-d14 ForumNoctua NH-D14 Size ForumAnything better or similar to Noctua NH-D14? ForumNoctua NH-D14 wrong direction... ForumNoctua NH-D14 issue with Corsair Dominator? ForumShould i get noctua nh-d14? ForumWill the Noctua NH-U9B SE2 block ram slots on P8Z68-V Pro? ForumThermaltake Water 2.0 performer VS Noctua NH-D14 Forum3570k running too hot on noctua nh-d14? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !