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Old 03-10-2005, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just built a new computer. Everything is perfect but this fan. It makes a clicking mechanical noise and it stops when it is pushed on the upper left hand side.

Should I just unlock the clip and relock it or will that do the samething?
I also put in artic silver - will taking all the clips off let air between the cpu/heatsink?

It's running at 38 C and its a Prescott core, so it works fine. Noise is way to loud though. The whole room is filled with a clicking noise.

Thanks for any help
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Contact intel and tell them about your fan and it's problems.

Since it's retail and under warranty, they should be happy to replace your heatsink \ fan to save them more money down the line when they have to replace the processor.
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Old 03-10-2005, 06:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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For a second opinion, yes contact them ASAP. DJ makes a valid point.
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Old 03-10-2005, 07:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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maybe this is a new oppurtunity to upgrade.
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On an unrelated note, you shouldn't use thermal compound with a stock HSF, it should have come with the appropriate thermal pad.
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