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Heat Issues. HELP!!!

Im gettin hardware malfunctions and i think it my be heat. If i turn off the comp and feel the Heatsink and the ram its really hot. Where could i mount a fan to keep these cool?

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Re: Heat Issues. HELP!!!

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You didn't write is if removing the case cover helps.
Also why isn't this causing a call to the machine's maker?

Bob

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You maybe lucky and your current system case has an empty mounting(s) waiting for that extra fan. -OR- you can install a buss type fan mounted in a card slot and usually exhausts the heat. The quick solution to prove you have a heat problem is to remove side case cover and use a household fan to into the case. Check at that time for any dust/dirt build-up and blow it out. The best solution if accplicable is to use a new system case with your old mtrbd. that has already better fan mounting, etc. plus be bigger in size as well. it also helps to route harness and wiring to help in air circulation of case. Check any "modding" website that discusses this issue in much detail.

good luck -----Willy Happy

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Ok thx. I should try that. By the way pointing a fan at the inside of the computer helps a ton. A game i could only run for about 20 minutes because of that problem nwo ran for over 2 hours. And the reason i dont call the manufacture is because i done it before and campaq has bad customer service... or at least i think so with the experience i've had with them.

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It's heat.

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OR a component has become heat sensitive.

If it's under warranty, let them fix it!

You can try with just the case cover off, but the checklist is to see if fans work and airflow is not impeded.

Bob

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