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Greetings all ...

I have done a quick browse through the forum and didn't find any recent threads that would help as all the fans mentioned aren't available in my country ... so here goes my question ...


I have heard that you can't mount sleeve bearing fans horizontally ... does anyone know or have experience with mounting a Barometric Ball Bearing fan horizontally ??

I was looking at putting a Cooler Master Turbine Master or Excalibur fan into a psu to replace a dying fan ...


All information would be greatly appreciated ...

Kind Regards.
Edited by Emissary of Pain - 8/23/11 at 5:41am
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ball bearings are fine in any orientation.
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Thank you ... lol ... I was starting to think that I was going to never get input ...

I am surprisingly shocked at how little information there is on the net regarding this bearing type ...
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