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Right I finally had time today to sort this.

Taking just the fan out is impossible as there isnt any slack in the cable, so I took the whole heatsink and cover off. When I got to the fan I found it was sealed so I couldn't even put in any oil! So I redid the termal paste, put it back together.

Now the weird part spinning the fan with my hand it seemed a lot better, so I put it back in my PC and booted. NO noise at all, ran OCCT to stress the fan no grinding. Thinking everything is fixed I out the side of my case on and the grinding returned! Since then I've done the old 100% fan trick which has gotten rid of the noise for now.

Hopefully XFX will send me a new fan as I can't fix it myself!
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Update

I contacted Ebuyer and they are happy for me to RMA it! Only issue now being that the fan is now super quiet again! Argh now I'm worried I'll send it they'll say its fine and all that I'll get is a week without my card!
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