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wouldent oiling a fan make it worse. oil attracts dust and dust in bearings will kill a fan. also theirs no such thing as a "oil reservoir" on any graphics card
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post #12 of 32
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Plus last time i checked i dont have to change my Oil in my 480 or my 6870.
Hope its 10W50
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wouldent oiling a fan make it worse. oil attracts dust and dust in bearings will kill a fan. also theirs no such thing as a "oil reservoir" on any graphics card
Wouldn't it be the same as lubing a regular case fan?
    
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There is a drain plug on the oil pan. I believe a 17mm wrench is needed.
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post #15 of 32
since when the hell do you oil a fan? I am pretty sure you would break the fan before you got to the point where you might oil it.

if its really that bad then just by a new card, and you should know better than to ask that question.

i swear the questions being asked on here are getting dumber and dumber everyday.

but since its a question here is your answer.

http://www.ehow.com/how_2096183_lubr...an-motors.html
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i made a how to a few months ago on a reference 4870 cooler
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...card-fans.html
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Hope its 10W50
    
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Most of you did not even understand the question...

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

Thanks philhalo66. Gonna take a look at it right now.
    
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Most of you did not even understand the question...

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

Thanks philhalo66. Gonna take a look at it right now.
alright i hope it helps.
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