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Old 01-24-2006, 05:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Loud psu fan on bios bootup

I have an asus mobo and an amd 3700+ processor. I started up the pc for the first time, and the heatsink fan is noisy as ****. Is this an unfixable problem or indication of poor pc put together?

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Old 01-24-2006, 05:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If everything else is working it sounds like the fans or the fan plugs might be broken... dont take my word on it though. Wait for some more replys .

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Old 01-24-2006, 06:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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are all the case fans attached to each other? if so check the main power source of the fans and check eah fan on a power of its own
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Old 01-24-2006, 06:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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stock heatsink/fans are usually noisy since they have smaller fans spinning at high rpms. You can usually replace the fan on your heatsink, but on a stock cooler it would only decrease the performance of an already low end heatsink. Best best would be to upgrade to a bigger cooler, it'll not only perform better, but quieter as well.
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