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ThatPizzaGuy

Router Cooling

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Hello, i have a d-link router and i'm wondering if  putting a fan directly to it and cooling it would make it run better or run issue-free, it's an ac2600 router

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is it currently running warm? routers don't tend to overheat very often unless you are hitting it with more than it can handle. ie multiple clients running gigabit transfers all at the same time kind of thing. 

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51 minutes ago, ThatPizzaGuy said:

Hello, i have a d-link router and i'm wondering if  putting a fan directly to it and cooling it would make it run better or run issue-free, it's an ac2600 router

You could put a fan over it but you will be cooling the case/housing more than the actual chips, does it have any sensors you could check for temperature? Usually network hardware is actively cooler when it's requested by its capabilities (like multiple clients running 10gbps)

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