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for abotu a month now it sounds like the fan has come slightly out of place and makes a fairly distracting clickign noise..si there anythiong you can do to make it be quiet? i dont wanna have to buy an aftermarket fan
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there's always aftermarket coolers which everyone should put on anyways cause the stock ones are teh sux.
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Get a can of compressed air and try removing the dust. If that doesn't work then the fan is just worn down and probably uneven.
    
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for abotu a month now it sounds like the fan has come slightly out of place and makes a fairly distracting clickign noise..si there anythiong you can do to make it be quiet? i dont wanna have to buy an aftermarket fan
Mine did the exact same thing but I realized the sticker came off and fell under the fan.....it had gotten sucked in there...check that....
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post #5 of 8
First of all, spellcheck...USE IT

secondly, how long have you had the card? The buildup of dust might make it louder, I would def pull it out, clean it up and if you still get the noise then use aftermarket.
    
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there's always aftermarket coolers which everyone should put on anyways cause the stock ones are teh sux.
I have mine @the KO speeds on the stock cooler and never goes over 60c...
    
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ha..i got to the bottom of the problem..after closer investigation it was my PSU (guess the fan got out of line) a few few smacks to the top of the case cured it lol
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ha! I punched my case once and broke the fan inside the power supply!
    
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