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I'm considering doing the 7V mod to constantly have my fans running at ~1000RPM (GT AP-15s) but I was wondering if this puts any bad stress on the PSU.

Each path on an electrical circuit is designed to run at a maximum rated wattage depending on the components involved. For example resistors have a wattage rating. Is it safe to put stress between the 5V and 12V pin of a molex or will stuff burn?
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I posted a similar question a while ago and had mixed replies, I have since used the mod on various PCs and to date have had no issues.
HereĀ“s the thread if you want to have a look


http://www.overclock.net/t/963322/does-undervolting-fans-place-strain-on-the-psu
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A PSU reviewer I know told me it would be fine, so I think I'll do it.
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I'd better use resistors, for peace of mind.

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Problem with these is they're very wattage limited. You can only run a few fans on each one or the resistor will blow up.
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