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the fan will run at 110v but at a lower speed
i wouldnt put it anywhere near an unshielded pc

it vibrates because something is out of balance, not because of the speed

mount it in a round air duct for cowling
kinda like this


then pipe it near your pc
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Thanks for the input! It will be running at 220V, though. I'm not an american
What could be causing the vibration then? I still think this is the motor's fault, since it's massive and fairly powerful - this wasn't originally designed as a PC component fan by any means. The entire thing weighs ~200-ish grams(could be more, don't have the tools to weigh it precisely). I guess that would translate into ~half a pound? I'll try disassembling it, cleaning it and oiling all the parts that need it a bit later, maybe that will help a bit.
Edited by Hyoketsu - 4/26/11 at 1:34am
     
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