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fan

A device that uses motor-driven blades to circulate the air in a computer or other electronic system. Today's CPUs run extremely hot, and large computer cabinets use two and three fans to reduce temperature. See FanCard.



FanCard

An expansion card for PCs and Macs from T. S. Microtech, Inc., Torrance, CA, that contains twin, counter rotating fans to reduce heat in a fully loaded computer.



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