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Step 12
The fan and optical drive seem almost within reach—and yet they're screwed in from the bottom, where a large heat pipe assembly keeps guard. However, we're not scared. Okay, we lied—we're a little scared. We manage to extract the heat pipe gear without serious injury, clearing our way to that spinny thing that blows air.
  • The fan and optical drive seem almost within reach—and yet they're screwed in from the bottom, where a large heat pipe assembly keeps guard. However, we're not scared.

  • Okay, we lied—we're a little scared.

  • We manage to extract the heat pipe gear without serious injury, clearing our way to that spinny thing that blows air.

  • This Nidec fan is rated for 2.1 amps at 12 volts, or 25.2 watts. So that's where all that extra PSU power is going...

Der Lüfter und das optische Laufwerk scheinen in Reichweite — tatsächlich sind sie aber von der Unterseite her verschraubt, wo eine große Kühlkörpereinheit Wache hält. Wir haben aber keine Angst.

Okay, wir haben gelogen —ein bisschen Angst haben wir doch.

Es gelingt uns diese ganze Heatpipemechanik ohne besondere Schäden herauszuholen, so dass der Weg zu diesem drehenden Blaseding frei wird.

Dieser Nidec Lüfter hat 2,1 A bei 12 V, also 25.2 W. Dahin geht also die zusätzliche Leistung des Netzteils...

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