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I just built my system, and whenever playing a game, it gets really loud. Then I quit the game for ~15-20 minutes and the fan is still loud. Is this normal?
    
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that's not normal for me, mine is never loud.
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It's louder than my GPU on 50% playing BF3. :/
The thing is, it wont lower its fan rpm when idling after playing a game. Which is abnormal.
    
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same problem here. according to newegg reviews, its pretty common.

and in this thread at the ocz support forums, a staff member recommended just doing an rma immediately, which means its probably a pretty common issue.

good luck.
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Did you ever RMA yours? I hear OCZ sends you a new one as you send them back yours.
    
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i haven't rma'd it yet. planning on it at some point.

yeah, what you're talking about is called an advance rma. they send you a working one and then you send them yours. in order to do that, though, you have to give them your credit/debit card and they put a temp charge on it to make sure that if you dont send yours back, they can charge you for it.

you can also just do a normal rma though where you send yours and then they send a working one.
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For your second input, you mean you send yours then when they inspect it, they send you a new one?

Also do you reimburse for shipping?
Edited by atluu - 4/10/12 at 5:09pm
    
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For your second input, you mean you send yours then when they inspect it, they send you a new one?
Also do you reimburse for shipping?

1: yes, and this method doesn't require them to charge you anything directly.

2: i don't know, but most companies follow the same model: you pay to ship to them and they cover shipping back.
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1: yes, and this method doesn't require them to charge you anything directly.
2: i don't know, but most companies follow the same model: you pay to ship to them and they cover shipping back.

I emailed one of the rep, and he told me that a prepaid label will be emailed to be. If I had to pay for shipping, I dont think I would of done the RMA.
    
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post back here to let me know how it goes. i dont know if i want to do it yet or not.
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