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Antec 900 200mm Fan Woes

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I got this case about a week ago and everything was fine, except the 200mm fan, which Antec has dubbed the 'Big Boy' wouldn't spin up. I tried to spin it with my hand, but it seemed like it was locked or something. I opened a ticket with Antec explaining my situation and they said it was defective and immediately opened me a RMA ticket. So I started disassembling it to take out the fan and ship it, and of course one of the clips on the case broke, but then something else fell out of the fan. Now it actually starts up and spins. Seems kind of strange how they have just given up on these fans to the point where they will replace them for absolutely any reason.

My only disappointment now is that it seems the fan has more clearance on one side than the other and some of the fins clip the side when spinning. Might need to sand them down or something..
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I would send the whole case back.. it broke.. defective. Something fell out so somethin ain't right!
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I would send the whole case back.. it broke.. defective. Something fell out so somethin ain't right!

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