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Has anyone replaced the exhaust fan in their MicroServer Gen8? Any success? Mine is noisy as hell.


I've read that the fan in the MicroServer has some sort of "special" signal it sends to the motherboard to control the fan speed, making it difficult to replace. One solution I thought of is replacing the fan, attaching it to a custom built fan controller (based on Arduino or something), controlling the fan and feeding a proper signal to the motherboard. Any thoughts on this? Is there a better solution?

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