Originally Posted by rectifryer
As a point of full disclosure, most of my knowledge of oc'ing comes from lurking this forum and others, so I am not an expert. However, flow is something I know about.
Having flow perpindicular to another stream of flow is about the best way to disrupt both of them.
I do not see any point what so ever in side ventilation if you can support a proper intake and exhaust setup. There are exceptions though, but those exceptions normally require a fan too loud for a normal pc environment.
okay, I'll turn off my side fan later and check temps then