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hi gang,
i bought this acer 2 days ago
and have couple issues

its nice and fast but fan speed rises frequently even when doing general web browsing. It gets annoying.

Other issue which i think its more of a concern is the disk clicking noise. My 5 year old laptop never had this sound so its very annoying as well.
Been searching online and this issue happens too frequently across all the brands.

What do u guys think I bought it from futureshop do you think they will credit back the money?
or keep it for a bit longer and see what happens?
Edited by wannabe_modder - 2/19/11 at 11:09am
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any input guys?
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I did own a 5620 at one time and my fan speed would increase and decrease even durning web-surffing. Laptops do get hot and they need to breath. It's normal but you can open her up and see if you can blow some dust off the heatsink and out of the vents.
As for your ticking hdd DL hdtune and check for errors. Back-up any docs & pics you may have or want to save.
Get the S/N off the hdd and check for warantee with manufacture of hdd.
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its a brand new computer
no need to dust it lol...

i just took it back and got a refund sigh... what a havoc

im back on my trusty vaio laptop thats been good to me for 4 years
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