Nexus NX-3000- Anyone done a fan mod on this PSU?

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crustamus
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Nexus NX-3000- Anyone done a fan mod on this PSU?

Post by crustamus » Sat Jan 01, 2005 12:30 pm

I have a Nexus NX-3000 and feel it could be quieter- still noticeably loud to me, although under a fairly heavy load from a multi HD system.

I am considering moding the fan with an Acoustifan 80ct, like Ed Ng did to his Antec PSU (and I also did with an Antec).

Has anyone modded this particular PSU? Would anyone recommend NOT to for any reason?

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Post by nici » Sat Jan 01, 2005 1:03 pm

I cant se how it could hurt.. Apart from the obvious risk of electric shock if your not careful :lol: If you dont already know, find out what fan it uses currently and put a better fan than that in.. Though it seems like you know as you have already chosen a fan :) Not much help am i.. :roll:

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Post by timebandit » Thu Jan 13, 2005 3:22 am

I'm thinking exactly what you are!! Thinking of replacing the fan with a papst 12dba, hehe... but i can't find the fan info of the nexus 3000 :/ would be good to know the airflow of it before changing and not risking overheating....

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Post by greeef » Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:48 pm

Perhaps you should mod a couple of test points for the fans voltage - if it reaches 12V regularly then the fan probably isnt providing enough cooling and you should switch it back?

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Post by RaNDoMMAI » Thu Jan 13, 2005 7:18 pm

if you are going to mod this PSU, you will have to cut the wires as they are soldered on a mini PCB. then you have to either resolder the new fan wires on or use a fanmate.

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