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SubjectRe: Now for something entirely different - CPU-fans.
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In message <Pine.LNX.3.95.960901122333.430K-100000@apm2-115.realtime.com>, Edward Welbon writes:
> Does anyone use PC Power and Cooling, Inc. "CPU-Cool" fans on a P6? I
> read interesting claim in one of their advertisements. The claim states
> that some fans have poorly designed bearings which in time wear causing
> noise and inevitably, extra frictional heat which detracts from the utlity
> of the heat sink. I have no idea how much extra heat could be dissapated
> by a worn fan, but on other chips, the CPU-Cool fan/heat-sinks seem to run
> very cool (even at elevated Mhz in closed cases). My P6's are noticably
> warm to the touch. I was curious of the experience of other P6 users.
> Personal email will be fine.
>

I've used them in various PCs I've bought over the years (for business and
personal use)...I've never had any of their parts fail. Other
manufacturer's fans have flat-out stopped working after a year or two.

/steve

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