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Actually there is no need to screw the fan! I could not install the fan because it was not SQUARE, it needed a square fan, mine was oval. Got an Arctic F12 PWM, and I installed it in seconds, you just push the fan and it installs without screwing
Have you tried removing the mesh? From the question I cannot tell if you have or not, but the mesh is often in front of the fans to prevent dust getting into the system at all, and for easier access. If you are absolutely certain there are no holes you can always drill them yourself, they may have been a manufacturing error.
I understand what you are saying. The top fan is fighting the CPU fan for air as the top fan is sucking available air out. This is my own experience. When I had the top blowing in temps where good and fans quiet. I reversed it and made the top exhaust as that seemed a great way to get top hot air out. No hot air comes out the top but the back is hot. It is ...
As you've stated, and you're not going to like my answer I don't think, there is a common fault with these laptops, and about 6 years ago at a computer shop I worked at we would see these very frequently. The machine model actually had an official recall, and it was caused by the graphics chip overheating. We did offer our customers a fairly non-recommended ...
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