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PSU fan hasn't been spinning for 2 months or so....psu gets really hot...

but there have been no crashes....nothing...i've had gaming and all that as well... nfs mw at full settings using 3d-analyze...etc...

thing to worry is that i am gonna get an hd 5670 ....and i don't wanna destroy it...and the rest of my system...

help!!

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post #2 of 9
Just get a 80mm fan, discharge PSU by pulling power cord and pushing power button, remove PSU from case, open PSU and change fan.
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post #3 of 9
5670's are specifically low power cards, don't require anything more than PCIe power. Although having just looked at what you're working with at the moment, it'll still be a step up. If your confident, with balls of steel, and fingers of non-conductive material, you could have a go at replacing the fan, or you could just buy a new one, depends how much money you have to throw around.
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post #4 of 9
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Pentium 4 Micro-ATX Switching Power Supply 450W

That sounds to me like you have a white box junker. In which case it's no surprise the fan is dead, and it's a big surprise other components in your system aren't dead. Replace the piece of crap ASAP.
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Pentium 4 Micro-ATX Switching Power Supply 450W

That sounds to me like you have a white box junker. In which case it's no surprise the fan is dead, and it's a big surprise other components in your system aren't dead. Replace the piece of crap ASAP.
If you want to make a good decision in your life, listen to Phaedrus when he's talking about power supplies.
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If you want to omake a good decision in your life, listen to Phaedrus when he's talking about power supplies.
well i can definitely buy new... if i have money left after buying gfx card..

a 450W PSU would suffice i think for my system...what say you???
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Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 1/10/11 at 9:12am
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A quality 300W would. But quality 300Ws usually cost more than quality 400Ws.

The Antec NeoECO 400W is the best choice really.
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A quality 300W would. But quality 300Ws usually cost more than quality 400Ws.

The Antec NeoECO 400W is the best choice really.
Okey dokey man.... saw the price at newegg... 44.99 USD... pretty much okay..

thnx...
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