I bought my PC 2 months ago, and I have a clear side panel window with lights inside. I notice that I have little spots of water alongside the middle of the panel. I have an MSI GTX 770 OC Gaming Video Card paired on an MSI Z87 GD65 Gaming Motherboard. I opened it up took my video card out and I noticed that the plastic housing of where the fans are, has moisture all around it, shooting it out to the side panel and the south-bridge heatsink on my motherboard.
First of all, my previous 6 year old PC never had this issue, in fact, I have never had this issue in my life, my brother has a high tech gaming PC in the same room and he has never had any issues at all. This is the first time I went with MSI, I have never had problems with Gigabyte, or ASUS video cards.
I normally have the video card run at fairly high fan speeds from 60-95% from 1800rpm to about 2600rpm, but how can this possibly be an issue, am I not allowed to increase fan speed without water shooting from the card, literally!
Room temperatures are normal, about 20-24C.
I tested to see the issue and how quickly it occurs. I cleaned the south-bridge heatsink and video card of the moisture, then played Far Cry 3 for 20 minutes. Opened the side panel and I see it again, streaks of moisture on my south-bridge and alongside my motherboard from one end of the board to the other!
I bought this PC from Mwave Australia, they have a 1 year hardware return on any component.
What do I do?
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