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  • Mini cooling fan, useful in a small case.

    posted by saffy on 07/22/2008
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    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:

    Easy to install, brasses a lot of air for it's size.

    Extremely low priced.

    Cons:

    The fan comes without screws and requires screws that are about 1cm long.

    Mine was noisy, it made a quiet but very high pitched sound so I had to remove it because it was giving me a headache.

    OtherThoughts:

    I got this fan to cool down my case, the hard drive was going into dangerous temperatures.



    The fan worked well, it did it make a noise but the truth is that in terms of cooling it wasn't really enough: too much was crammed into my prebuilt computer's little case. The fan moved a good volume of air but that air wasn't going anywhere useful because of the way the drives were all stacked.

    In the end I bought a new, much bigger case withfans at the front and the back and spaced out the components inside the box so that the air could actually flow.

    Bottomline:

    Potent case ventilator but if there is not enough space for the air it blows to flow around your computer components, it will not be very useful.

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