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Re: Identifying failing fan
08/14/12 09:47 PM


> Power the machine up with the case open, when the noise starts, carefully reach in
> and touch one of the fans (near the center, although CPU fans don't turn nearly fast
> enough to do any damage). If the noise changes or stops, you'll have your culprit. My
> money would be on the graphics card fan.

Or pull out the video card, unplug your hard drive(s) and start the PC.

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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Identifying failing fan bodger319 08/14/12 06:32 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan B2K24  08/15/12 01:31 AM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan redk9258  08/14/12 10:43 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan DMala  08/14/12 06:42 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan B2K24  08/15/12 06:51 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan R. Belmont  08/15/12 10:04 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan B2K24  08/16/12 01:59 AM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan R. Belmont  08/16/12 02:42 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan bodger319  08/16/12 07:27 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan B2K24  08/16/12 10:26 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan bodger319  08/18/12 12:14 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan DMala  08/18/12 05:31 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan bodger319  08/18/12 06:19 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan R. Belmont  08/16/12 09:12 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan R. Belmont  08/15/12 04:37 PM
. * Re: Identifying failing fan Sune  08/14/12 09:47 PM

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