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Windows 7: Placement of external fan

03 May 2013   #1
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Placement of external fan

My comp used to run at 32 - 35 at idle.
With the warm weather, it has risen to 41c.

I don't think that this is a major worry, but I thought I might place a fan pointing at the back of comp to lower temps.

Would that be advisable?

Thanks,

Paul


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03 May 2013   #2
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Sure but it won't help a thing. The place to point it would be the side air intake or front air intakes and even then you may only see a little decline. Really the 41c is a very modest rise and I would sweat it as they say !
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03 May 2013   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Idle temps mean very little and most often aren't very accurate. If you are concerned put your computer under load and compare temps. How much change in ambient temps have you had?
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