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Dell Optiplex GX620 Desktop Heatsink SDT --- Heatsink q

Why does the fan in the heatsink of my PC kick in and run continuously? If I do a warm or cold re-boot on the PC, the fan does not kick in immediately. Today it didn't kick in for an hour, but when it did, it never stopped.
Do I need to replace the heatsink?
The regular fan isn't running at all.

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Since the regular does not run at all.

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Hmmmm probably time for a new fan

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It sounds like the fan may be having some start up problems and by the time it starts running your system is already running hot so it works in overdrive. If its not broken already it will be soon. Id look into a replacement. A gx620 case fan is not going to be more expensive than a trashed cpu. Wink

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