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    Old 12v AMD processor fan as a case fan?


    Hi, hope someone can help.

    I need a temporary cooling solution for a gaming pc. Ridiculously high ambient temperatures are sending the processor temp sky-high.

    So can I use the fan from an old athlon xp a couple of weeks as an exhaust fan or an intake fan?

    If I can do the above (no matter how noisy), will it be possible to regulate speed?

    I guess this will seem like a pretty dumb question, but I'm not the most technically minded of folk.
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    No, it will do little to nothing for cooling your case.
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    You can get an actual case fan for ten bucks which is a lot cheaper than replacing the other parts in a computer that overheats ...
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