Having problems with your Gateway 500GR PC Desktop ?

CPU Fan. I recently opened up the tower case on my Gateway 500GR PC desktop to clean up the dust off. I also did take outthe fans and dusted them then put them back. However, the CPU fan sounds much louder now, like its spinning too fast than usual or something like tha. What could I have done wrong.. I checked it again and looks like I put it back correctly.


Answers :

Make Sure your thermal compound is properly placed, check the temp of your CPU. CPU might be overheating due to destroyed layer of compound and therefore Fans run faster...
You cleaned the dust off, therefore it will run faster, and louder.
\015\012Also, you probably didn't place it in right or tight enough and so it vibrates against something.
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\015\012Don't worry, but make sure that if you notice that it gets very quiet all of a sudden your fan may have failed and u should save all work and shut down immediately. Not very likely.
\015\012But fans are usually easy to replace; you could buy fans for 15$ and all you have to do is place them on the case and plug them in. There are instructions all over the internet.
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