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Hello, i've been noticing the fan squeel ever since I got the card I think less than a month or so ago. But basically it's been driving me more and more insane just because I'm OCD and know its there. I was just wondering if there was anything I could do about it that isnt buying an aftermarket cooler and putting it on that. I know for a fact it's the fan because I stopped it with my finger and the noise stopped, and once I let go it started up again once the fan speed got back to normal. I checked under the sticker for a spot I could possibly put some oil in but there was nothing. I don't hear it with the side panel on my case or with my headphones on but the thing is that I know it's there and I know it's doing it and that thought alone makes me rather annoyed.

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You can always "RMA" it or maybe even lubbing up the fan.

Ever considered water cooling?
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