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Old 05-01-2005, 12:28 AM   #51 (permalink)
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Probably wouldn't work man. It really depends on the fan IMO. Think of a snow showel.

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Old 05-01-2005, 12:31 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Clarify that.


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Old 05-01-2005, 12:38 AM   #53 (permalink)
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nubius seems to know his ****, i havent seen him say anything ignorant or stupid yet. which is always a good thing.
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Old 05-01-2005, 03:27 AM   #54 (permalink)
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some fans will blow backward if you reverse polarity. however they really don't make that type of fan anymore. these new fans don't do it
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Old 05-01-2005, 10:12 AM   #55 (permalink)
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Clarify that.
I think what he's getting at is that a fan is built to spin in one direction, and even if you can reverse the direction it's meant to spin it, it won't work as efficently.

It's the same sense as a snow shovel, it's made so only one side clears the snow away, flipping the shovel part around and trying to shovel will prove to be less effective.
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Old 05-01-2005, 10:29 AM   #56 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Nubius
Dude your first post says the fan is blowing on the processor........ How many systems have you taken apart and looked at the fans? I have never in my life come across a fan that sucks air from the processor and I've taken apart quite a few systems varying from AMD, Intel, newer models and older models of both and like I said even the CPU in an X-Box
no i meant i've never seen a fan blow on a processor EXCEPT THIS ONE! i've taken apart a total of 5 (oh big number i know lol) but i've never paid attention to which way the fan blows except in 2 of the 5.

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