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What direction should case fans be mounted?

What is the true for fans situation? Do all fans take away air from case? Or can there be one with take in function, e.g. in front? My installation looks like: Two Top coolers (OUT) ...
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New desk makes my PC get really hot!

I just got a new desk which has a cabinet spot for a PC tower. The problem is that it gets really hot in there. Should I wire up a fan to draw the hot air out?
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Does overheating cause a computer to slow down?

It's a pet peeve of mine that people leave the tower of their desktop computers in the small enclosed cabinet part of computer desks. I've heard that heat issues can cause problems with PCs, but is ...