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So I have my Sunbeam Rheobus in my PC...and I like to turn the fans all off cause its quiet and nothing really gets too hot, even at 3.8ghz this chip still stays in the high 30's passive

So question is, having the fans all on off..any damage being done here if left for a long time? Like, will this heat up anything on the controller to the point of damage?
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I am also curious about this. I'd like to run my quad's current speed and voltage on passive cooling.
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I am also curious about this. I'd like to run my quad's current speed and voltage on passive cooling.
1.2GHz Q6600? Why? Just why?
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post #4 of 8
I really wish my Rheobus Extreme could turn off my fans. I have have the older version though. Apparently there's a revision which allows you to turn fans completely off. But if you have big enough and good enough heatsinks, running passively shouldn't be a huge problem.
 
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post #5 of 8
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The regular rheobus allows you to turn off the fans completely...alot of new controllers do too...

Just wondered if like, the pots on the controller would overheat or something holding all that electricity back?
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Oh and as for the question, I'd imagine that just because your CPU runs cool doesn't necessarily mean that the rest of your components are ie. HDD, GPU, mobo, etc.
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post #7 of 8
No there won't be any damage to your fan controller. Just make sure to keep an eye on the rest of your system.
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Awesome, let me dish out some reps here..
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