Re: Does more memory require a more powerful fan?

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Subject: Re: Does more memory require a more powerful fan?
Posted by:  Innocuous (myemail66…@yahoo.com)
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017

On 01/22/2017 08:48 PM, micky wrote:
> The t hread about free installation of 10 has piqued my interest.
>
> Which is better, a small form factor PC running a 64bit version of 10
> using 8Gigs RAM, or a full size case running a 32bit version with 4gigs?

The future is 64bit.
Many apps no longer offer 32 bit executables. Stay current, use the full
capability.

>
> Alternatively, I ordered 8gigs for my computer that had the bad memory**
> Does that mean I need a bigger fan?

In theory the more memory you have the less work your hardware will have
to do in the form of swaps/disk access.

> Do they sell more powerful fans that will fit the same spot.  It's only
> about 3x3"!!
>
> It's already running borderline hot, according to Speccy, but when I put
> in the new RAM I was going to clean out the dust, which I can see
> through the plastic grill on the front of the box.

Don't delay on cleaning out the dust!

>
> I don't thnk there is room in a SFF case for a second fan.

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Does more memory require a more powerful fan? posted by micky on Sun, 22 Jan 2017