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aztec
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how to change fan on Aria (need a guide)

Fri Mar 11, 2005 10:37 am

anyone have a guide (preferably with pics) on how to change the 120mm fan on an Aria?

I'm thinking either a Globe or Panaflo....hmmm maybe a Vantec Stealth even.

The fan on my Aria is beginning to make a whining noise when its hot.

thanks for any help!
 
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Fri Mar 11, 2005 8:17 pm

Go with the panaflo if you can, their bearings do not wear out so the fan will never whine. I have a couple of nearly 20 year old panaflos that were pulled out of dead AT PSUS that still run quiet.
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Sun May 29, 2005 2:04 am

is it three wires? if so just make sure

ground goes to ground (green/copper)
black to black
white to white

might want to use some marrets when splicing the wires together so you don't get a short.
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Tue May 31, 2005 8:55 pm

Giglamesh wrote:
is it three wires? if so just make sure

ground goes to ground (green/copper)
black to black
white to white

might want to use some marrets when splicing the wires together so you don't get a short.

For the record, traditional AC wiring colors aren't the same as those used in the computer. In the PC, for 3-pin fans, Red is hot, Black is Ground, and Yellow is for RPM sensing. For 4-pin Molex connectors, Red is +5v, Black is Ground, and Yellow is +12v.
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