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Can Someone Clear the Air Around Alternate Spinning Graphics Cards?

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Alternate spinning was this new thing introduced by Gigabyte in 2018 with Turing. But, apart from this, there seems to be no more info available on Google. So, can anyone clear the air around it? Like whether it was successful? Did any other company pick it up? Has it continued to Ampere? Or did it just die with Gigabyte? I could not scrounge any more info from the web. Any insight will be appreciated!!

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The direction the fans spin have little real world impact on the card. It was all just marketing over-hype. This is not a deciding feature for a graphics card.

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Just now, svmlegacy said:

The direction the fans spin have little real world impact on the card. It was all just marketing over-hype. This is not a deciding feature for a graphics card.

Okay. So, is that the reason most graphics cards are going with all anti-clockwise fans these days?

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Just now, Arka Mukherjee said:

Okay. So, is that the reason most graphics cards are going with all anti-clockwise fans these days?

Yes. Using the same fan motor for all fans on a card helps keep the parts list smaller and keeps production costs down.

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Just now, svmlegacy said:

Yes. Using the same fan motor for all fans on a card helps keep the parts list smaller and keeps production costs down.

That makes sense. Thanks for the info!

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