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Old 12-20-2013, 01:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purchased (stupidly I might add) a Noctua 80mm case fan to replace the fan on my stock CPU heatsink in order to acheive a quieter machine that I will use for recording audio. Problem is, once it arrived I realized I actually need a 70mm fan or in other words, it's too big. I was wondering what might happen if for example I attached it with only 1 screw, or if there are other ideas to get it to fit. I ask because returning it is almost half the price and noctua doesnt make 70mm fans anyway. Preffereably a cheap solution would be good. Thanks for the help.
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Zip ties depending on the heatsink in question.
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70mm to 80mm Aerodynamic Fan Adaptor - Blue - FrozenCPU.com
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Or that lol.
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Eh, I'm the kind of person that if I don't have to pay money for something then I won't.
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