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Will running my 460 fan at 100% lower its life expectancy rather than running it at 50%?

EDIT: the life of the fan not the 460
Edited by Rowey - 1/24/11 at 9:22am
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Will running my 460 fan at 100% lower its life expectancy rather than running it at 50%?
well of course, but I wouldn't worry about it. That 460's fan will last a long time even at 100%.
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Hi.

The MTBF may be affected adversely, and the fans life-span would be shortened. How much shorter is kinda up in the air.

You could use EVGA Precision Tune to set up a Fan Profile that meets your requirements.

Doing so will allow the fan to run at the RPM's that you want at the temperatures that you want.
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I wouldn't worry about it.. and if the fan ever does die, you can just RMA. With a newer card like yours, I wouldn't worry about it. It may affect the fan life a tad, but like I said, don't worry about it
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