Having problems with your Dell Heatsink and Fan Optiplex GX270 K4598 Heatsink With Fan ?

Dell Optiplex GX270 sounds like a jet taking off. What is wrong and what do I need to do to fix it?


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It could also be a problem with dust. If you have dust covering your processor's heatsink, your processor will heat up due to the fan being blocked by dust. When the processor heats up, your computer will speed up the fan to try to compensate.

If you have a fair bit of dust on your processor heatsink, clean it off and see if that solves your problem.
Hi,
You have to find out where the noise is coming from. It could be;
1) a fan on your motherboard if it has one
2) the fan on your heatsink that keeps your cpu cool
3) the fan on your power supply unit
4) a cd or dvd rom drive
5) one of your hard drives
6) one or more of your case fans.
7) a fan on your video card if you have one.

You don't want to open your power supply, so if this is the cause of the noise you can replace the whole PSU. Other than that, any other component listed above can be replaced by going to newegg.com for parts.

Good luck,
Hank



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