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Originally Posted by Phenomanator53 View Post

Hey guys i need some help with my PSU fan, the model of the fan is an ADDA ADN512HB-A9B; the fan is making a squeaky noise all the time, i've opened up my PSU(i know i shouldn't) to oil the fan but that didn't help either. and this 135mm fan size is impossible to find a replacement for. any ideas on how to fix this? the fan is PWM as well so its even harder to find a replacement.

Any help would be appreciated.

 

If you have some extra ball bearing fans around you can look at replacing the ball bearing rings inside and re-oil it at the same time and it should fix it. Sorta "ghetto" but it'll look and act the same most of the time as well as keep you from spending too much. 

 

 

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i wonder why do manufacturers even bother with these stupid fan sizes for PSU's, just stick to the standard size dammit!! mad.gif

 

Blame SuperFlower; they own the patent on 140mm fans in PSUs which is why when many brands use 140mm fans they call them 139mm (because design spec allows for a 10% variance in size) to get around said patent. 

It's a bit sketchy though and could cause trouble for them so most stick to 135mm fans. 

 

Before that, 135's were used in server racks and various different enclosures where a single large fan was just needed to exhaust heat. 

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Hey Tator Tot,

Any news on testing schedule and results? smile.gif
post #2483 of 2743
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Hey Tator Tot,

Any news on testing schedule and results? smile.gif

 

It's all pending right now. Manned up and went to the doc, and found out I got a case of acute bronchitis. So I'm taking some AB's and spending my non-work hours just trying to rest and keep my lungs down.

Haven't even slapped the Silverstones on the bench yet. Took them apart and snapped a few photos but that's it so far.

With any lucky, I might just pick up a macro lens on the cheap soon to get some better photos but for now the 50mm will have to do.

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It's all pending right now. Manned up and went to the doc, and found out I got a case of acute bronchitis. So I'm taking some AB's and spending my non-work hours just trying to rest and keep my lungs down.


Haven't even slapped the Silverstones on the bench yet. Took them apart and snapped a few photos but that's it so far.


With any lucky, I might just pick up a macro lens on the cheap soon to get some better photos but for now the 50mm will have to do.
Thanks for the update, now get some rest and get better!!
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Hey guys just built my first pc and I'm wondering which fans you'd recommend for the fractal design define r4.

Here's my build:
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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Antec HCG 620M PSU
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Hey guys just built my first pc and I'm wondering which fans you'd recommend for the fractal design define r4.

Here's my build:
AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard
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Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB
Antec HCG 620M PSU
How much do you want to spend per fan?
Do you require PWM?
Do you want just 120mm fans, just 140mm fans or does it not matter? The R4 can take both sizes in all fan locations.
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How much do you want to spend per fan?
Do you require PWM?
Do you want just 120mm fans, just 140mm fans or does it not matter? The R4 can take both sizes in all fan locations.

Currently I have the budget to spend around $20-$30 per fan. As for PWM, I don't require it, but it'd be nice if it could have it. Also I'm looking for 140mm fans.
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Currently I have the budget to spend around $20-$30 per fan. As for PWM, I don't require it, but it'd be nice if it could have it. Also I'm looking for 140mm fans.
Noctua NF-A14 PWM
Be Quiet Silent Wings 2 140mm (PWM or not, your choice)
Thermalright TY-147
Phanteks PH-F140HP/TS

I've had experience with the Corsair AF140 and Akasa Apache 140mm, both are pretty good but the options above are better. The Corsair's are nice if you want an LED fan.
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Noctua NF-A14 PWM
Be Quiet Silent Wings 2 140mm (PWM or not, your choice)
Thermalright TY-147
Phanteks PH-F140HP/TS

I've had experience with the Corsair AF140 and Akasa Apache 140mm, both are pretty good but the options above are better. The Corsair's are nice if you want an LED fan.

Awesome. Are the Phanteks and Thermalright PWM?
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Awesome. Are the Phanteks and Thermalright PWM?
Yup.
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