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post #1 of 11
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Is it normal for the fan on the side of the case get a little noisy? Everything was good and now it sounds like the fan is hitting something?? (Its not).
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post #2 of 11
It probably is. Check if the mesh inside is hitting the fan, mine was because the grille area on the outside was slightly concave. I took the fan off and put the side on carpet and just pushed on it to bend it back, noise went away.
post #3 of 11
how's your cable management? might be a wire dangling from something
post #4 of 11
Probably just hitting a small wire or something.
post #5 of 11
Maybe the fan is broken. I replaced mine with a antec big boy. Was a PITA getting it to fit.
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post #6 of 11
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There's nothing in the way, no wires that's for sure. I might have to push it out or something? There's a sticker in the middle of it, is it okay to take it off?
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post #7 of 11
get a fan speed regulator and crank it low
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post #8 of 11
Not normal no, mine has never made a noise, tighten the screws, or remove it like I did and stick that fan in the top
post #9 of 11
Replace it.

Keep in mind it's larger than a 200mm thought - I replaced mine with a 200mm and drilled additional holes through the graphics card ducts to make it fit properly. works fine, much quieter.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by huhh View Post
Maybe the fan is broken. I replaced mine with a antec big boy. Was a PITA getting it to fit.
Why didn't you get another MegaFlow? Any reason in particular? The MegaFlow has>CFM.
   
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