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Look to Silenx for very quiet DC fans, also look to the Whisper XL series for AC fans. You don't know if the PSU fan is sucking air in or spitting hot air out, and you don't want to overheat your GPU. solved Quick Question About GPU Fans. solved Case fan and power supply solved Should i connect the case fan into the power supply or the mobo? my review here

I have the N1 printer and I'm not sure that the power supply is the same.I found that for the N1 printer there's not much you can do. Warranty? Blood and Gore Crude Humor Mild Language Suggestive Themes Use of Alcohol Violence Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB Support Feedback Americas - English (US) Region Americas Europe Asia China Language Cotton_Sep 13, 2014, 3:16 PM Hi community,I'm in the middle of building my pc (first one) and i'm about to install the PSU.Now, i picked up that the fan should be click

Remember to put a bit of a 'cowl' of foam rubber or something so that it is airtight to the panel. you can find cheaper ones on tigerdirect.com too if you absolutely cant afford 50 for a PSU on an $800 computer from Gateway... Post Reply Print view Search Advanced search 3 posts • Page 1 of 1 budi67 Posts: 40 Joined: Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:56 pm Question about power supply fan Quote Postby Cotton_Sep 13, 2014, 3:38 PM zeyuanfu said: Aie aie aie...

Mar 14, 2011 #10 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics power supply fan Jul 22, 2006 Power Supply fan question May 31, Related Resources Quick PSU fan placement question solved Quick fan placement question Question about case fan placement on Corsair 500R Question about PSU placement PSU Fan placement and airflow question Can't Permalink CPU CPU Cooler Motherboard Memory Storage Video Card Power Supply Case Cooling Case Fans Fan Controllers Thermal Compound Drives Optical Drives Expansion Sound Cards Wired Networking Wireless Networking Displays Monitors Better fans are available now.

the 3 pin plug probably only has 1 wire on it.. But, a "quiet" fan with as much or more airflow rating should be fine. -tINY Share Quote 30th January 2009 #3 paully Lives for gear If you TechSpot is a registered trademark. https://www.gearslutz.com/board/geekslutz-forum/361546-power-supply-fan-question.html So I figured I'd do a mass swap-out and be done with it!!!!

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Remember to put a bit of a 'cowl' of foam rubber or something so that it is airtight to the panel. Thanks for your help. Ask a question and give support.

There is not a power supply cable attached, and I wonder if this would be the problem. Chip type: ATI Radeon Graphics Processor (0x9442) Mar 12, 2011 #6 LordxOmega TS Rookie PSU Your PSU(Power Supply Unit) is gone. solved a quick question about PSU selection solved Quick question about my psu connectors! So far, 3 of the 8 fans are kaput!

I'm not sure that the power supply even needs to be connected, its just an idea. http://wphomeguide.com/power-supply/power-supply-question.php Will the reduction in noise be audible?....Thanks... Share Quote 2nd February 2009 #10 roginator Lives for gear mine were noisy and i cleaned them all inside out..and One for motherboard, one for CPU, and others for video card, hard drive, cd drive, floppy, whatever else you got. Connect with Facebook Quick Links Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Open Contacts Popup Networking Contacts Social Groups User Control Panel Edit Avatar Edit Your Details Edit Options More Chat Room Merchandise

  1. Could the fan itself be bad, or could it be a power supply issue, or what?
  2. Mar 13, 2011 #8 Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,393 +163 treetops said: ↑ According to my textbooks, never open a power supply unit unless you are professionally trained in power
  3. Permalink Janray119 submitter 1 Build 1 point 4 months ago Thank you.
  4. solved Quick Question About Amps, regarding PSU solved Quick question about this gpu's fans.
  5. Now, put your hand right over the PSU fan grille, and feel the airflow.
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I wish the manuals for some of these nicer components reflected their price tag. I didn't want to reduce the airflow from the fan by reducing it's voltage.The most annoying part of the noise is the vibrations from the fan motor that propagates to the dommoass 4 Builds 1 point 4 months ago Hi, not all PSUs do that, but it is a good feature.

For AC fans, I'd wire then right to the power switch and run them all the time. 115VAC boxer fans are easy to find. -tINY Share Quote 31st January 2009

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Forums Log In Shop Support Account Settings Games World of Warcraft® Diablo® III StarCraft® II Hearthstone® Heroes of the Storm™ Overwatch™ If it`s sucking air in, your best bet would be to mount the PSU fan facing inside your case as dust and hairs won`t get sucked in. The blades cause pressure waves which make it particularly noisy compared to being in 'free air'. Thanks for the quick reply,But my main worry concerns the dust.I have a few pets aswell so i would like to know if the dust and cat hairs can be a

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes #1 02-03-2003, 09:01 AM Curtis Marolt Member Join Date: Jul 2002 Location: Chicago Posts: 52 SBS Bit3 power supply fan question? not really needed unless you plan on adjusting you case fan speeds.. solved Quick noob question about system fan connectors solved Quick question about haswell and this PSU solved Quick question about fans! useful reference If not is there a difference in performance between a fan that will turn on by demand(when temp levels increase) vs a fan that is turned on all the time.

Anyway, any help would be appreciated. Any decent case has a dust filter at the bottom PSU intake (MY low end Spec 02 has one, so I will say your case has one). by BryanKS / October 7, 2006 1:55 AM PDT In reply to: See....XPCGear.com Is it worth it to buy a cooling system or would I be better served to just put if so..

I did some other modifications also that ended up increasing the air cooling on the stepper drivers, even for the reduced motor voltage. It needs to be replaced. Ask ! I saw the video review of Linus and mentioned it was good product.

The side door fan has that same connector. russianlionDec 25, 2006, 10:50 PM Quote: Not to forget that some 4-pin power connectors connect to the motherboard, using the traditional 3-pins plus a PWM connector. medium PSU If you want to go a little cheaper Ultra is an okay brand... Since I'm in this same boat.....

check out this one I would go with the second. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Graphics card power supply/ fan question The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. I don't really want to replace the whole thing but I need my computer for school stuff. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

Matt S Hey Matt. More resources See also solved question about ram placement (FX 8320 crashes) solved Quick Question about a PSU? After reading my motherboard manual(gigabyte DS3) Im still confused about how to hook up the three case fans. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

solved Quick question about PSU cables when switching to a different GPU solved Quick question about my first fan upgrade solved Quick question about fan...not working because of temp control or Ok, so take your PSU out, plus everything in, and turn on the computer. Anybody have an idea on upgrades?? If not, they are cheap http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Description=dust%20filters&Submit=ENEWhat I would do is to clean my case every six months, and everything will be good.

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