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Anyone else find that their 360S is louder than the original? My fan keeps kicking on full throttle when watching Netflix and it will slow down then kick on again. It will do this for like 15min. It is to the point where I can't hear my tv. The xbox is a Reach edition and is only about 6 months old.
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do you clean it regularly? sometimes when dust builds up in the back it makes the fan ramp up more
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Are you sure it's the CPU/GPU fan? My power supply on my slim makes all the noise under load.
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It is definitely the fan not the power supply. No I haven't cleaned it out. It has been this loud since shortly after I bought it. It is really starting to bug me now though. Might call Microsoft
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xcrunner View Post
It is definitely the fan not the power supply. No I haven't cleaned it out. It has been this loud since shortly after I bought it. It is really starting to bug me now though. Might call Microsoft
Weird. Maybe my games aren't running it hard enough.
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It doesn't bother me when playing games because the tv is usually louder. It is annoying when I am watching a show on Netflix and I can't hear the show...
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The default xbox 360 fan port will regulate the fan at 5v - 12v, try dusting out the console since its probably heating up if its speeds up to 12v. If it continues (if your out of warranty) you could hook the fan up to a permanent 12v source then use something like this to lower the noise. http://www.mnpctech.com/7volt_Resist...r_Fan_Mod.html
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You could also get an aftermarket fan.
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The default xbox 360 fan port will regulate the fan at 5v - 12v, try dusting out the console since its probably heating up if its speeds up to 12v. If it continues (if your out of warranty) you could hook the fan up to a permanent 12v source then use something like this to lower the noise. http://www.mnpctech.com/7volt_Resist...r_Fan_Mod.html
If you have a AC/DC adapter with dials so that you can adjust the voltage, the resistor is not necessary.
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