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Fan Noise - General Question

ASUS ZenBook UX433FA-A6076T 14 Inch Full HD 4-Way NanoEdge Screen (Intel i7-8565 Processor, 8 GB Memory, 512 GB

Hi all,

I just purchased the above model.

On the first day, using 3 /4 tabs of Google Chrome for general browsing activates the familiar click and then the fan. its a low noise but in a silent room is distracting.

I expected a silent (ish) laptop for the price (1K)

add spotify into the mix - the fan will defo start.

is this normal?

what levels of noise should I tolerate for such a decent speced model and low level activity?

there is a little heat noticeable with the above activity.

I am tempted to return it.

any advice appreciated!

many thanks

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So far, few laptops run without fan activity.

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And with many laptops using SSD the fan is now the thing you hear first. Even the Microsoft Surface has a fan so fanless would have to be some PC that you build that you designed to be fanless.

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And Not Unusual At All For An i7 Processor

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They normally run a little hot and I've never seen one where the fan didn't run.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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