too many fans?

  Cretin07 22:46 18 Nov 03

Hello anyone got an amd athlon xp 2800 processor and how many extra fans have they got on there? mine has two a side one and a back one. are they needed. i think i might unplug one. anyone any suggestions.

  ©®@$? 22:55 18 Nov 03

i would keep all the fans that are in there running, keep the system happy by keeping it cool

  Cretin07 23:34 18 Nov 03

not too sure i need all of them and if i do have them its sounding like a hoover :)

  hugh-265156 00:39 19 Nov 03

use something like aida32 click here to monitor your case and cpu temperature

fire it up and click computer/sensor

i would leave the rear fan as is

disconnect the side one if you want and monitor the temperature and see how it goes after a few hours of playing games or similar.

re position the side fan in the lower front of the case to give better airflow.

do not disconnect the cpu fan,you need that.

  hugh-265156 00:43 19 Nov 03


click "storage/smart" to keep an eye on your hard disk temperature also.

I am running XP1800 & running 5 fans along with the CPU fan, exhaust blower & hard drive problems but pretty noisy @ night when everythung in the house gets quiet *L*

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