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Recently purchased HP G7 1150US has a high pitched CPU fan noise at boot up.  

It goes away after 30 seconds to 2 minutes.  

This is what it sounds like: http://d.pr/7SGs

Should I be concerned? Im thinking of returning the warranty I got for it because I won't use it much.  

Pass 5 runs of intel burn test standard and 3 runs on maximum.

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post #2 of 5
if you can exchange it, it is worth the effort.
sometimes fans can be a bit off and if it is it only gets worse from there.

another thing to try is to blow air into the fan (through the vents). even though it is new, there may be dust in there.
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Definitely get it fixed under warranty. I have changed out many laptop fans at work. That sounds like one that will progressively get worse. Then it will die. Notebook fans should sound like any other fan. They may get louder at speed, but it should be just the air flow making noise, not bearing noise or blades making contact with something.
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Thanks for the advice, Ill see if strange noises are covered under my warranty. Appreciate the help gentlemen.
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I just bought for myself a Notebook Cooler R9-NBC-4WAK-GP . I cannot wait until friday when it will arrive.
What do you think about it?
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