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Old 08-07-2004, 04:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok...my temps for my cpu used to be around 31 C. but lately....my fans seems to hardly be putting out any air and its jumped to 39 C. i want to stop it here so do u think i should invest in a different fan/heatsink combo? lemme know ur opinions for this plz (athlon 64 CPU)
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Old 08-07-2004, 04:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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is it still going up? maybe your fans are just not working properly, which could be caused by you not having a good enough Power Supply, but I'm not 100% sure...
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Old 08-07-2004, 04:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it has been going up slowly, it may have stopped but im not sure. my lights dont go out so im pretty sure the PSU is still good. the thing is the fan WORKS....but harldy. any suggestions?
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Most likely it is just dirt and dust. Get some canned air and clean all your fans, heatsink and mobo and everything should be fine.
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Old 08-07-2004, 05:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i did that yesterday. the fans are TOTALLY clean. lol
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