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post #11 of 48
Heh, I always thought it was just because the default is 100% and during boot the fan control software hadn't taken over yet.
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post #12 of 48
I just take my computer down stairs once in a while and hold the fans still and blast it with 100psi from my air compressor. That seems to get the job done every time.
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I just take my computer down stairs once in a while and hold the fans still and blast it with 100psi from my air compressor. That seems to get the job done every time.
Good man!
post #14 of 48
Dam people are so lazy what happens when it gets blown out of your graphics card and just gets clogged some where else in the pc
post #15 of 48
there's this new invention, its called compressed air.
    
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there's this new invention, its called compressed air the datavac.
Fixed.
post #17 of 48
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I just take my computer down stairs once in a while and hold the fans still and blast it with 100psi from my air compressor. That seems to get the job done every time.
Yup hold those suckers still. 100+ PSI will spin those fans faster than their rated RPMs and if you're lucky, they won't self-destruct

My compressor is 150 PSI and it's fun to watch old fans "explode"!
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post #18 of 48
Why have a special card?

Can't this be implemented as an option within Afterburner instead?
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Are people so lazy they won't clean their cases out every once and a while?

lol, I guess the answer is yes people are really that lazy.
Some people, although I admit not many, have computers that are hard to get at. I used to clean out my computer at least a couple times a year but right now due to space issues my computer is behind my desk's crossbar, which has huge 4' floor standing speakers on either side that are really just acting as stands for OTHER speakers, with a 30" lcd on top of the desk, and only a matter of a 1' or 2' on either side. It makes it a one hour production just to access my computer.
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post #20 of 48
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Why have a special card?

Can't this be implemented as an option within Afterburner instead?
I don't know if you can program a fan to run backwards.
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