Fan Replacement

Discussion in 'Sager and Clevo' started by Danishblunt, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. Danishblunt

    Danishblunt Notebook Evangelist

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    So my fan is broken and I wanted a replacement, Now i went to the junkyard and found myself another fan, I could easily mount it in my case, but there is one thing that bothers me.

    The Original Fan is a 5v 0.5amp fan, while the other is a 5v 0.6amp. I've read that normally the fan connectors are rated for 1amp, which shouldn't be a problem, but I don't know what the P157SM connector is rated, if it's only a 0.5 amp slot I might fry my board.

    That's why I'm asking if anyone knows what the conenctor is rated at.
     
  2. bennyg

    bennyg Notebook Deity

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    ... we're talking milliamps/less than a Watt, its not enough to kill anything.
     
  3. Meaker@Sager

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    It's a 20% uptick on the expected but it should be ok.
     
  4. Danishblunt

    Danishblunt Notebook Evangelist

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    According to a lot of sources and most if not all desktop mainboards you can use up to 1amp without anything happening, but after that it gets dicey. That's why I asked if it's different for notebooks, but when I look at how the stock fan always use 0.5amp, I think that it's very likely also a 1amp connector.

    Could you check it out in some way?
     
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    Notebooks are always different to desktop in terms of specs, that port was designed for the included fan in terms of connector and power delivery/fan tables.
     
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