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Kaze Jyuni fans 3 out 4 dead within 2 years.

post #1 of 8
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Hi,

About this time 2 years ago I bought some fans for my new custom computer.

I am using them with the Kaze Master 4 fan controller.

Today the third fan of 4 has died within a span of 3-4 weeks.

I checked one fan it is very stiff to turn by hand, another one is spinning by very slow and I get a beeping from the Kaze master.

These fans have a maximum use of 17,520 HRS and are rated for 150,000.

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post #2 of 8
Oil them.
    
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post #3 of 8
Try to oil them otherwise replace them... you get what you pay for, SlipStreams aren't exactly top of the line nor uber expensive... [and for some reason all of mine [about 5 I'd say] have died within the first 6 months ]
    
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post #4 of 8
Here's a great tutorial by ehume on how to oil your fans, if you do not know how.

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...-fan-work.html

It's how I learned to oil mine!
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post #5 of 8
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Are there any fans that don't need to be oiled?
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post #6 of 8
High end ones don't

The typhoon fans from scythe are VERY good. Had 4 running over a year without issues. Other 2 for 4 months. You get what you pay for. Rating is just a joke, you need to know what you buy.
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post #7 of 8
Get some Yate Loons and call it a day.

I hate it when stuff goes sour, I had 2 Noctua NF-P12's die on me after about 8 odd months and they where $28 a piece. But thank all that is lucky and that they had a 6 year no fuss warranty.
post #8 of 8
Yate Loons and Slip Streams are sleeve bearing fans. Oil them before you put them to work, and then check on them every few months, but lubricate them at least every six months, just as you would your car.

I oil my ball bearing fans as well - this includes the Gentle Typhoons. You oil your bicycle, don't you?

As for GT specs - they're industrial fans. Industrial customers check what they get. If the fans don't meet spec they have the means to do something about it. So expect industrial specs like Nidec (Gentle Typhoons), Sanyo Denki (San Ace), Delta, NMB, Panaflo, Adda to have accurate specs.
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