noob fan question

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Tuffgong4, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    when I look at my fans there is a side that has sticker and a side that doesn't...which one is intake and which one is outtake...or is there a different way to tell?
     
  2. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    There will be an arrow on the side of the fan pointing in the direction the air goes.
     
  3. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    it might be tough to find but most if not all fans with have some embossed arrow the shows fan direction and flow direction... it is usually on the side corner of the fan.
     
  4. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    thanks all!
     
  5. hazard0usIntent

    hazard0usIntent OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I think whichever side is holding the fan is the exhaust side, at least all the Antec and Silenx fans that I've had were that way.
     
  6. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    well I found the little markings of saying which way it goes...but since I added a new fan it sounds like a typhoon...need to go get a fan controller!...thanks again guys...I have dropped like a good amount of temp off my comp....cpu at 35C when idle 43C at full load
     
  7. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    didn't want to start a new thread for this update but to cut the noise of my fans I went to the hardware store and bought rubber washers and put them in between my fan and the case where the screws go...the rubber washers absorb the vibrations amazingly and cut the sound down really well...
     
  8. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Yup, and probably alot cheaper than buying the silicone ones from CompUSA.
     
  9. Tuffgong4

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    it cost me about 6 dollars total for the three fans in my case