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Northbridge Fan

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February 2, 2010 6:19:47 PM

Hey,

I recently noticed my northbridge fan is quite noisy and would like to replace it. I have an evga 790i ultra sli motherboard. The fan that is currently on it runs at 5000rpm. Would it be ok to buy a fan that has lower rpm to reduce the noise? I do overclock though so I'm wondering if the lower rpm will have a significant amount of effect on the heat.

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a c 135 V Motherboard
February 2, 2010 6:28:36 PM

You can buy chipset heatsinks, some without fans (although you need good airflow in your case for those).
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February 2, 2010 6:40:43 PM

yea my heatsink runs from my north to my south bridge so I would have to replace both, I'm just looking for a fan.
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