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Well, I figured it was more reasonable than making another thread asking pretty much exactly the same question a day after this one was posted.

I'll just take a look inside, I guess, if anyone doesn't have any specific information about the Thermaltake power supplies. I was just a little concerned about soldering stuff inside a power supply.
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Originally Posted by vladsinger;12928981 
Well, I figured it was more reasonable than making another thread asking pretty much exactly the same question a day after this one was posted.

It's okay... I was winding you up a little devil.gif

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Originally Posted by vladsinger;12928981 
I'll just take a look inside, I guess, if anyone doesn't have any specific information about the Thermaltake power supplies. I was just a little concerned about soldering stuff inside a power supply.


Not specifically but the TT W0105 700w has PCB mounted fan disconnects, I'd image your does too but even if it hasn't cutting, soldering & insulating (heatshrink sleeving) a new fan's power lead into your PSU wont require you getting "too intimate" with the internals... just cut the wire close to the old fan thumb.gif

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Well I recently took out my PSU fan, it was making clicking noises.

I was lazy and did not want redo all of my cable management, so I kept the PSU inside, but loosened it up. I stripped all of the screws in the proses of not having a good angle.
Then I had to rip out the fan guard with pliers so I could take the pliers to twist out the screws.

I got the fan out, only to realize that it was soldered into the PSU, so I used some wire cutters and cut them. Then I put the new fan in, connecting it to molex cables and was done.

I than spun the old fan to see why it was making off noises, it was sticker on the back of the fan that was coming loose.

Moral of the story, it may seem simple, but it can be more then you bargained for.
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