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GPU Fan fell off, What do I do?

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Hi There,
I'm not sure what to do in a situation like this because I have never come across it until now. Yesterday night I was playing a nice game of Skyrim until all of a sudden *Bang*, It scared the crap out of me, Then I realize that my GPU fan had fell off, I instinctively turned my system off asap to risk further damage.

This is my current card.
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3530#ov

The fan on the left is fine working order, as you can see I'm an overclocker so I run my fans at 100% every time I use my system. I have super gluing the circuit board down (it was hanging off with the fan) and using WD-40 to loosen up the fan joint.

My fan spins faster but its lose that it was go as fast as the left one and it so lose I have my system on its side so it wont fly out and poke me in the eye.

What should I do? I don't have he cash right now to buy a new graphics card or a custom cooler, and my warranty has expired.

Please help!
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HAHAHA funny story. Is your card still under warranty? If so initiate a rma. And funny as in the way you described it, not the situation.
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Superglue? Really? What about using screws? If it came with screws, and you haven't put them in, put them in.
 
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