Has anyone tried reversing the rear 80mm fan?

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greeef
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Has anyone tried reversing the rear 80mm fan?

Post by greeef » Mon Jul 19, 2004 10:57 am

silly question i know, but has anyone done any objective testing on this? i accidently put mine in backwards so it blew air into the psu and it seems to work absolutely fine. Obviously in an unducted case this would be a major issue.

griff

bchung
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Post by bchung » Mon Jul 19, 2004 2:53 pm

Probably not a great idea on a normal lower-front to higher-rear flow geometry, but I am doing it on my Chilli Pro. The Chilli Pro PSU is mounted on the bottom of the base.

MrBl00
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Post by MrBl00 » Thu Jul 22, 2004 5:06 pm

tried it years ago on a P166.. noticed a bad smell.. coming from the PSU..

got a new psu and the pc worked then :)
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