A push/pull is less than 10% more efficient than either a Push or a Pull configuration. Currently have mine on the front with 4 x 140mm push pull configuration. Simply because heat rises. If you were to put it at the front of the case it would be great for an intake. But you are only talking about a 4-5°C total spread between the 2,so a slower fan in push is only going to see @2° difference from pull. This would work fine on my case as the top of case has filter the entire length. Honestly, push/pulll and shrouds on both fans would probably make more of a difference than push/pull alone. Between is negligible differences. I've tried push/pull on … Messages 6,645. TLDR: Is it worth it to do push/pull on an AIO rad when not using high static pressure fans and the rad is the only case intake? Fans above 1500 are better in push. We’ve tested push, pull and push-pull configurations on 240mm variants of our XE (60mm thick, 16 FPI) and SE radiators (28mm thick, 22FPI). Depends on fan speeds. Generally low rpm fans (@1200 or less) are more affective in pull. I've always been a fan of push over pull myself. the AIO fans with high static pressure (Airflow 56.3 CFM, Static Pressure 2.2 mm H2O). That would make for one very thick rad and would be rather expensive, plus you probably couldn't even mount it in most cases. I like to push air through the radiator and out the top of the case. Read the Guides at the EKWB site for more information. Which screw size for Push/Pull in AiO? I've gotten some good feedback on this on Reddit, but I'd like to see what this community thinks as well. They explain why push cools better. Welcome to the forums by the way! Lets start with the obvious, increasing fan RPM from 800 to 1600 nets greater gains than having push-pull set to 800 RPM. Typical users aren't going to see huge benefits, but if you are pushing high vcore and cooling CPU and GPUs that are overclocked too you will need to pull out all the trricks push/pull being one of them. 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