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Noisy fan on motherboard

I have an abit ai7 motherboard. For a little while know the fan in the middle of the motherboard has been noisy. Is there anyway I can fix this. Maybe by applying some kind of grease or lubricant.

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Depends what's causing the noise..

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thermal grease won't do anything for a noisey fan. Might be better to just replace the HS fan on the chipset or replace it with a larger passive heatsink.....some available by Zalman. Zero noise there...


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In reply to: Noisy fan on motherboard

In emergencies...

Remove fan and clean afterwards. Look on its backside(decal/sticker side), remove label. Place 1-2 drops of light oil(on bearing), allow to seep in at least 1-2 minutes. Pat dry and return label(if possible) and place cellopane tape there to keep it in place. Remount fan back to check results. the problem will come back overtime, so get a *NEW* fan asap.
The above fix are for bearing models(many are) but is worthless for so-called magnetic/levitation types.

tada -----Willy Happy

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noisyy fan

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Thank you guys. I appreciate it.

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