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The Liberty psu uses a 120mm fan. I looked at reviews of two different 500W Liberty psu's. Only the SPCR looked at the fan. Since the fan had 3 wires, it is likely a Voltage-controlled fan. Recent psu's use pwm fans. You're not likely to have a pwm GT.
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Originally Posted by kuglvinkl;13517550 
What should I do? Leave it unplugged for day or two?

But it won't kill. though.

try 1 to 2 years......
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat;13519080 
try 1 to 2 years......

Yea thats what i was thinking....
I started taking apart my PSU then i just stopped when i realized how dumb of an idea it was..
    
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Noctuas are not cheap, true.

So, GT it is. Thank you! wink.gif


How much of a premium do the Noctua's have over the GT's where you are?
post #15 of 17
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Thank you all for warnings. I have modded two PSU’s years ago to add extra fans. Nothing happened back then… but hey I will pay attention. Thanks again.

The problem is, I’m not willing to buy Seasonic X series right now smile.gif.

@ehume, yes it is a voltage regulated fan, supposed to be high quality. But it is getting louder. The fan will be connected to fan-controller.

Noctuas are around 21 euros, GT’s are around 11 euros.
post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by kuglvinkl;13522627 
Thank you all for warnings. I have modded two PSU’s years ago to add extra fans. Nothing happened back then… but hey I will pay attention. Thanks again.

The problem is, I’m not willing to buy Seasonic X series right now smile.gif.

@ehume, yes it is a voltage regulated fan, supposed to be high quality. But it is getting louder. The fan will be connected to fan-controller.

Noctuas are around 21 euros, GT’s are around 11 euros.

Try lubricating the fan. If it is a sleeve bearing fan it might make quite a difference.
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post #17 of 17
When i stripped my old one to clean it i just unplugged it and pressed the power button computer powered up for a split second then i stripped it down and cleaned it no problems.
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