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Old 25th February, 2002, 09:59 AM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally posted by Random Nonsense
aidain there is not a axial compressor in existance as far as i know with a pressure ratio greater than 1.5:1 so no single axial fan will ever be able to generate more than 1 or 2 PSI pressure.
Compared to the standard fan, that's a vastly higher pressure! As you know, it doesn't take very much back pressure to stall a typical PC fan. Turbulance helps strip the heat away, but also tends to creates back pressure, when you're looking at heatsinks.

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