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post #31 of (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 12:38 AM
anti-clockwize
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Quote: Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
Fans are NOT hotswappable. Why would you do that? You're pushing electricty through everything on the MB. Pulling fans or any component(for that matter) from a motherboard could lead to issues that bork the connection you unplug from at minimum. At worst you could not only fry your board, but bork the component you unplugged from it. Doing this kind of thing makes little to no sense.
You can't hot swap fans? I've done it, seen many others do it, never seen or heard of an issue...
Saying that I don't think I've done it with 4 pin fans, only 3 pin... is there some new issue?

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