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Is it possible to get past the 100% shown on Speedfan?

Would only do it to low RPM fans (such as my Silenxes) to see if i get a temp difference. Mainly, is it possible to up the RPM with software other than Speedfan that lets us push the fans further?
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I don't believe you could, as the fans will be running at 12v at full speed. You would have to come up with some extra voltage...
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You can run your fans at 17v or 24v or higher if you have the correct voltage PSU.
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But then you'd fry the motor, wouldn't you?
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post #5 of 9
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You can run your fans at 17v or 24v or higher if you have the correct voltage PSU.
moots how exactly did you do that I watched your youtube video.
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PSU's at least on ATX (newer PSU's are ATX2.0) have a -5v and -12v rail. You can use these as the ground and get the difference (12+v - -12v = 24V, 12+v - -5v = 17v OR 5+v - -12v = 17v).
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moots how exactly did you do that I watched your youtube video.
ya i wanna know too
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Edited To Not Look Stupid!!! lol

umm...so....can anyone explain with a picture..or diagram...or well-articulated words? As far as hardware,that is. Im not so good wiith the philosophical stuff.
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No... two molexs together would be 12v. You'd just have twice the current (Amps).

It really depends on the fan if it will handle 17 or 24v. I've run 24v on about a dozen different 80mm fans, and none burned out. I've only tried a few 120mm fans, and the only one to burn out was a Delta.
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