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Windows 7: How to adding extra cooling Fans to CPU?

23 Apr 2011   #1
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
How to adding extra cooling Fans to CPU?

Currently my CPU has one intake and one exhaust fan. I want add another intake fan, so how do i get power to that extra fan? How to select best intake cooling fan for my PC. I have "Intel dual core 2.5 processor".
Can you tell me intake and Exhaust fans are same, or are there any different?
How to select lowest Noise Level fans?
What is the best "Rated Fan Speed"?

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23 Apr 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Please look to add quality fans like Noctua or the like. A little bit more pricey but if quiet with great performance is what you desire then look no further. Please add this fan to your PSU if possible otherwise you likely will have fan headers on the motherboard to use but here again a picture of your mobo and computer case inside would be of great help !How to adding extra cooling Fans to CPU?-hpim1193.jpg
You can also add a fan splitter cable to your existing front case fan and run both off one power plug from your PSU if that is how it's set up. The Noctua's are so quiet it will be fine to run them wide open but Noctua also provides resistors to reduce speed and noise even lower. Cheers, the Cheese

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23 Apr 2011   #3


killer bee, ALL fans are both intake and exhaust. They can be mounted both ways to suit.
As you can see, they have holes on both sides, to mount to suit.

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