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    CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML240R RGB Fan placement (NZXT S340Elite, Asus X Apex)

    Hi all,

    I'm running into a dilemma.

    My CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML240R RGB manual is telling me to place my fans in front of the radiator like this:

    But some reviews on the internet have them placed behind the radiator like so:

    Which is correct?

    Seeing as they are RGB and feature lights it doesn't make sense to place them behind the radiator.

    Can someone help a noob, I haven't built a PC in 10 years and I'm making dumb mistakes.

    The build is a:

    Asus X Apex
    CoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML240R RGB
    G.Skill Trident Z 2x8gb 3200mhz 14's
    WD Black 1TB NVMe Dimm.2
    NZXT S340 Elite
    Last edited by Gold333; 06-23-2018 at 04:26 PM.

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    ROG Junior Member Array ph0n1c5 PC Specs
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    MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor
    Memory (part number)Team Group Inc. 16384 (DDR4-2400) - XMP 2.0 - P/N: TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200
    Graphics Card #1Asus ROG Strix RTX 2060 (TU106-400) @ 1365 MHz
    Sound CardXonar DGX PCI Express 5.1-channel gaming audio card
    MonitorASUS VP278 (ACI27C8)
    Storage #1TEAML5Lite3D480G (FW: Q0410A)
    Storage #2Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-00RKKA0 (FW: 80.00A80)
    CPU CoolerCoolerMaster MasterLiquid ML240R RGB
    CaseThermaltake View 32 RGB Midi Tower Gaming Case - Black Tempered Glass
    Power SupplyCooler Master Silent Pro Modular 2 1000w '80 Plus Silver' Modular Power Supply
    Keyboard Logitech G19 Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse Logitech G502
    Headset Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum
    Mouse Pad Hcman RGB pro surface
    OS Microsoft Windows 10 (10.0) Professional 64-bit
    Accessory #1 Logitech G13 Advanced GameBoard
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    I have tested both way's and to be honest I did not see any difference, so go for front and pull air in to case and exhaust out back and top if you can.Click image for larger version. 

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