Does PSU orientation effect temperature? Tags: Power Supplies Cases Fan Temperature Components Last response: February 2, 2013 10:58 PM in Components Share cookybiscuit a b ) Power supply February 2, 2013 10:02:59 PM Just wondering if its hotter/nosier with the fan in-taking through the case (up) or through the floor (down). Thanks. More about : psu orientation effect temperature TheN00bBuilder February 2, 2013 10:07:06 PM The first option is the best idea. The floor gives it less area to take air from. cookybiscuit a b ) Power supply February 2, 2013 10:52:18 PM Thanks. Its currently what I'm running but its getting pretty noisy under load, just wasn't sure if it was effecting it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jnkweaver a b ) Power supply February 2, 2013 10:58:25 PM cookybiscuit said:Thanks. Its currently what I'm running but its getting pretty noisy under load, just wasn't sure if it was effecting it. It all depends on how warm your pc is. If you have alot of clearance under the pc (decent feet and not sitting on the carpet) I would consider flipping it to see if it cools off better. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDoes A Power Supply Has Any Effect On Gpu's Temperature ForumPSU Orientation ForumDoes temperature really effect GPU performance? ForumPeople's Thoughts On: Location and Orientation of PSUs ForumDoes a PSU has any effect on temperatures? ForumHeatpipes what is best - vertical or horizontal orientation ? ForumHeat pipe orientation - 3C difference ForumHSF orientation ForumQuestion about Heat Pipes, Orientation of Liquid-Filled Pipe ForumNeed some input on my CPU temperature ForumEffect of Temperature of the Room ForumDoes the orientation of a heat sink change its cooling power ForumDoes HD orientation affect performance or life? ForumTypical Motherboard temperature for ASUS ForumCPU fan has no effect on temperature . thermal paste messed up? ForumCPU Cooler orientation - possible problem fitting a graphics card ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumProblems after changing my PSU ForumZ11 Plus PSU Overheating ForumPSU failed paperclip test; does this mean for sure it died? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !