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Originally Posted by Bandrew;13102704 
Even in the fan dies your computer will not just "Fry" the processor. They have a thermal limit and when they hit it the computer will shut down regardless of whether the motherboard tells it to or not. You are perfectly safe to plug the Hyper TX3 fan into the chassis fan slot.

This. All modern CPUs will just shut down (or throttle) if their thermal limit is reached.

It's not dangerous.
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Your fan's RPM sensor MAY have actually died, thus rendering the tachometer useless. Therefore your computer sees 0 rpm's but the fan is actually working. It can happen, and sometimes does. I have a fan in my rig that has its RPM sense wire cut, and it shows 0 RPM's as well. But all Id have to do to get RPM readout is repair the missing wire. Which I really should do. But I dont get errors for it, because I have an aftermarket motherboard in it.
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