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Old 05-01-2006, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok well any way I have the NZXT lexa case...and yeah I decided to use the two 120mm fans it came with...well yeah when I turn my system on they light up, but they dont spin...so I open my case and give them the most delicate "boost" and they work perfectly...dunno why this is happening...?

Not a huge problem buts its getting annoying
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Old 05-01-2006, 05:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would check to see if you PSU is up to the task. Get out your digital volt meter and check the voltages to those fans.
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Maybe it's temp sensor and it is just waiting to turn on?
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well it turns on as in as soon as I boot up it lights up....just dosent spin....and I make it spin even in reverse, it comes back and fires up...

Im pretty sure My PSU is up to the task..550 watts...

where can I find a digital Colt meter
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well it turns on as in as soon as I boot up it lights up....just dosent spin....and I make it spin even in reverse, it comes back and fires up...

Im pretty sure My PSU is up to the task..550 watts...

where can I find a digital Colt meter
Ah..........Colt 45? LOL.....go to Sears and spned $30. No Geek should be without a Colt (volt) Meter!
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yea but is it necsasary?


becuase Im sure my psu is good enogh...

But I guess it wont hurt
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wait a sec do you have the fan hooked to the motherboard or directly to the psu?
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ouch!! try another fan that one is probably no good. Or of cource the psu doesn't have enough juice! I don't think so though.
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ouch!! try another fan that one is probably no good. Or of cource the psu doesn't have enough juice! I don't think so though.
Stop thinkin' start testin'!!! You need objective info here. With a voltmeter, your guessn/thinkin' can go away. It is just hard to imagine both fans are bad simultaneously! Check the voltages.
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