[TriLUG] Hardware: Pentium II CPU Fan?
jtower at cerient.net
Sun Dec 31 16:35:19 EST 2006
i have a slot-1 cpu w/ a large passive heatsink sitting here idle if you want it
T. Bryan wrote:
> Slightly off topic...
> I have an old Pentium II machine acting as a server at home. Recently, the
> CPU fan began making a lot of noise. (I looked, and I could have made
> another dust puppy from all of the dust inside the case.) Anyway, time to
> replace the fan.
> The problem is that it's an old Pentium II, Slot 1.
> I can unclip the little fan component from the heat sink, and I was hoping
> just to replace that, but it looks like everyone normally sells the heat sink
> and fan together. How compatible are CPU fans? This is the first one I've
> had to replace. Could I just buy a fan and heat sink for a modern CPU and
> pull the fan off?
> I'm not sure how many Slot 1 CPU Fans are sold in stores, and I'd really like
> to replace the fan as soon as possible.
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