Fan for DEC H7861 power supply?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Sun Oct 23 20:22:24 CDT 2005

Allison wrote:
>>Subject: Re: Fan for DEC H7861 power supply?
>>  From: David Betz <dbetz at>
>>  Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 14:55:07 -0400
>>    To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at>
>>I found a replacement fan for the H7861. It is the same size and same  
>>wattage but it has only three blades instead of the five that the  
>>original had. Is this likely to produce enough air flow to prevent  
>>the system from frying itself? Or should I keep looking for a five  
>>blade fan?
> I'd use it for testing and try to find the right one. 

If it has the same CFM rating and the same wattage, what does it matter?

Peace...  Sridhar

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