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I just installed a Cooler Master Hyper L2 and she won't spin. Of course I've examined the fan connection to the MB about 20 times. Anyone got any ideas before I take it back?
    
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What are your ambient temps? Some BIOS shuts off the HSF's fan when the ambient is under 20C or something.
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Sometimes the Motor to the fan can be stiff. When the PC is on quickly try helping the fan along
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Sometimes the Motor to the fan can be stiff. When the PC is on quickly try helping the fan along
No wonder you have a thousand reps. It was like cranking over an old car!

Knocked 15C off my TATs from stock. Not a bad little cooler.
    
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