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Old 08-01-2013, 07:13 AM   #1
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Default The Truth About Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Fans

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"The fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) was first used in hard disk drives. It is a modification to the standard sleeve bearing to improve the lubrication of the bearing, and thus increase the life span of th..."

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Old 08-01-2013, 07:41 AM   #2
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Very interesting. What does Enermax use?
Notable that Logisys, known for PSU-shaped objects, uses a bearing design that doesn't seem able to circulate lubricant. Why am I not surprised?
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Enermax usually uses a magnetic bearing on its fans. I don't know if they have FDB fans.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:27 AM   #4
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I thought they advertised a "twister" bearing; that's what most of these have: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...CE&PageSize=50 but I do see some "magnetic barometric" as well.
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