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post #1 of 15
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does anyone know the best way to make this fan rotate the opposite way?
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post #2 of 15
if you make it spin the other way, then theres no air moving from it.

I think you mean, turn it upside down. You can't.
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post #3 of 15
Yeah you could make it spin the other way, but the fan is made to spin a certain way. The blades are made to generate a lot of pressure only one way. It wouldn't really work the other way.
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post #4 of 15
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right now its pulling air and i want it pushing
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post #5 of 15
The way the 7700 is is the right way. It should be spinning clockwise to push air on the Heatsink. Sucking air off the HS is not only less efficeint but youll loose the benefit of cooling motherboard components also. But if you really want to reverse the polarity of the wires.....
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post #6 of 15
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well the thing is im not going to be using it as the cpu cooler i want to use it for something else
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post #7 of 15
then simply flip the fan around...
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post #8 of 15
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i figured you couldnt because it might have had ball bearings or something
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post #9 of 15
Ball bearing dont matter. The fan can face any direction you want it to
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post #10 of 15
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you said to flip it that would mean removing it witch means if the fans sitting on ball bearings that would mess something up
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