[CentOS] Re: buying the right cpu fan

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Sep 16 23:40:51 UTC 2008

on 9-16-2008 4:33 PM Craig White spake the following:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 16:05 -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 9-16-2008 10:51 AM Craig White spake the following:
>>> (I sent this yesterday but it never made it through)
>>> I've got a remote system where I think I need to replace the CPU fan.
>>> in the output of dmidecode, I get...
>>> Processor Information               
>>>         Socket Designation: CPU 1   
>>>         Type: Central Processor     
>>>         Family: <OUT OF SPEC>       
>>>         Manufacturer: Intel            
>>>         ID: 47 0F 00 00 FF FB EB BF    
>>>         Version: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D  CPU 2.66GHz                  
>>>         Voltage: 1.4 V                                               
>>>         External Clock: 133 MHz                                      
>>>         Max Speed: 2666 MHz                                          
>>>         Current Speed: 2666 MHz                                      
>>> is this enough to tell me what kind of fan I need to get? It's obvious
>>> it's a Pentium IV.
>>> What other command/what other command might I be able to run to parse in
>>> order to get information so I get the right CPU fan?
>>> Craig
>> Is this the only info you have?
>> No manufacturer? Model? Anything else?
>> As far as my Google can see Pentium D's came in Socket 775, but that isn't 
>> enough info to get the "right fan", it is only enough to get a possible 
>> working fan. The proper fan will depend on the case size and type, and also 
>> the manufacturer if it is a name brand system.
> ----
> the motherboard (ECS-945GCT-M) says that it's a socket 775 too. I hope
> that I'm good to go. Thanks
> Craig
Looks like a desktop board, so any LGA775 cooling system should fit unless the 
case is very small.

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