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Old 12-12-2005, 05:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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everytime i turn on my comp the chipset fan makes this loud whining noise. i checked it and the fan i barely spinning at all and it looks kind of wobbly. could this cause any problems? my mobos temp is 38C is that normal?

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Old 12-12-2005, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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does it stop after awhile? one of my comps does it for a few minutes then it stops.

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Old 12-12-2005, 09:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The motors burning out. Mine stays between 27C (winter) and 34C (summer).
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Old 12-12-2005, 09:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Look into replacing it, the chipset fan is something that if broken or about to die, you would want to replace ASAP. Call your mobo tech support and ask if the warranty covers it.
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Old 12-12-2005, 10:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yeah, it quits after a few minutes
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I'd still replace it, chipset fans aren't something to procrastinate with.

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