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How do i remove the stock fans on the Corsair A70

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Do i individually pull out the rubber pillars holding it on to the mounting clip or do i just pull the whole thing apart as a whole?
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Are you wanting to change the fans and reuse the mounts or jsut take them off for cleaning/remounting?

If just cleaning, the plastic clips just pull off.
If replacing, remove the mount from the heatsink and then carefully pull the fans off the rubber mounts 1 at a time (I actually use spit to lubricate it a little to help it slide off easier).
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I'm reusing the mounts and replacing the stock fans.

Do the rubber mounts snap easily or do they have a good amount of give?
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The rubber dildos easily accept most any fan.
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Will the rubber mounts work with Scythe Gentle Typhoons?
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The rubber fan nubs are plenty strong. But I noticed they tend to get dry and you can see but any fan nubs works...I used Zalman Shark ones on mine and it works fine. Take your time and do it one corner at a time and it will come off. Just pull slowly don't yank them.
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