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    Replacing PSU fans

    My friend has a Thermaltake TR2-470W and was wondering if it is possible to replace the fan for something quieter.

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    Re: Replacing PSU fans

    i did that to an old qtec piece of crap i used to have, stuck a pair of thermaltake adjustable fans in.

    had to pop the cables out the plug to fit the 2 pin socket in the PSU and dangle the pots out the psu, 7 years on its still working like a horse and is now in dads pc.

    something quieter will no doubt cause more heat so you can expect its life to be a little less.

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    Re: Replacing PSU fans

    As the above poster said, the problem with using something quieter is that you may put your PSU in danger of failing. Instead, try looking into methods of dampening your case, there as some pretty decent (and cheap) ways to quieten down your desktop, like foam insulation etc.

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