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My computer running slow

by Staba07 / December 17, 2015 4:41 AM PST

My computer has started to run slow and my power supply is making noise when i start the computer.Is it possible that my power supply isn't supplying enough power to other components like the GPU or the CPU and that is causing my PC to slow down?

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Find the noise.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2015 8:11 AM PST

It's usually a failing fan which means things are getting hotter, slower.

Time to pop the lid and get out the canned air too. Failing fans can lead to failing machines so fix that now before it costs even more.

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CNET article on that.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / December 17, 2015 8:26 AM PST
In reply to: Find the noise.
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open the case
by renegade600 / December 17, 2015 12:42 PM PST

open the case and make sure everything is dust free - especially fans,

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