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Best orientation for CPU blower/cooler in 1U chassis

I'm putting together a 1U rackmounted PC. I have a blower cooler for the CPU, but the chassis has no fans at all. What would be the correct way to orientate the CPU cooler? With the air blowing in ...
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Control CPU fan speed on Dell PowerEdge 830 server

I have a Dell PowerEdge 830 server that has been operating as my file server for a few years. I had never had a problem with it, and it been sure to install all BIOS updates. A few months ago I ...
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Are there general guidelines for fan configuration/capacity for operating at altitude?

Background: The server I'm configuring needs to be able to work at altitudes up to 10,000 feet. Are there any rules of thumb or guidelines on how much faster fans have to spin at altitude (due to ...
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Netgear (gsm7224v1) 24-port gigabit switch exhaust fans

I own a Netgear GSM7224v1 (link) 24-port gigabit switch at home. The switch is about 2 years old and works just fine. The two exhaust fans however, are making quite a bit of noise even after I've ...
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why does my dl380 G3 crank the fan up so high (and how do i stop it?)

I've got a HP DL380 and after I leave it on for a while it decides it needs to run the fans at a much higher speed than it did before. It's really loud and annoying. Is there any way to manually ...
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Case Fan Speed - Control via BIOS, Vista, or otherwise?

I just bought a replacement case fan (link to Tiger Direct here) and the fan seems to be working great, but unfortunately I was under the impression this fan had speed control. I have checked my BIOS ...