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My PSU fan is making too much noise!!

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Ok!!!

I cant hear anything!!

What can I do.?

That sound is like tztztztzttztztztzttztztztztztztzttzz ><

Im scare of open my PSU and die...

Stupid fan...
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Well, take the psu apart and replace the fan. It isn't too difficult.

Make sure you unplug everything first though.
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Well, you could either replace it

or

But a can of air and spray it, maybe you have a lot of accumulated dust in it and thus the fan would not spin that much (I had that problem but TNX to air I managed to clear everything)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thunderer View Post
Well, you could either replace it

or

But a can of air and spray it, maybe you have a lot of accumulated dust in it and thus the fan would not spin that much (I had that problem but TNX to air I managed to clear everything)

I never thought about that one. Usually, when one of my fans goes out, it is from a Gateway computer and it is because the bearings are worn down too much. It basically just rattles and shakes the entire computer.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by lavieinjuste View Post
I never thought about that one. Usually, when one of my fans goes out, it is from a Gateway computer and it is because the bearings are worn down too much. It basically just rattles and shakes the entire computer.
Well if it is that serious, I would buy a new one or have it profesionally opened and checked (if you do not intend in these things better not risk)
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Ivan thanks for the new quote. back to topic:

1. replace psu
2. buy canned air and try to blow out the dust whatever is making the noise
3.replace fan unplug psu,click toggle on/off 2-3 times to discharge psu.open up the case DON'T touch the capacitors or that'll be it.
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"DON'T TOUCH THE CAPACITORS OR THAT'LL BE IT!"

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