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Question

PC is getting very loud recently when playing games

Jul 21, 2015 10:47PM PDT

Hey guys,
So recently my fans have been really really loud and spinning like crazy when playing games. It doesnt appear to be that hot and i have cleaned it with compressed air several times. I have also opened the side of the case (it sits on my desk) and have a small fan next to it airing it out yet it is still loud. I have limited computer knowledge but enough to get by, so i was wondering if anyone had any advice. I do not believe my fan is loose or anything but it could be. My Specs:

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz

Video Card AMD Radeon R9 200 Series

Memory 8.1 GB

Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 (build 9200), 64-bit

Display Maximum Resolution 1421 x 800

Drive
Size 905.3 GB
Free 88.1 GB

Any Help is Greatly Appreciated
Thanks

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you are assuming
Jul 22, 2015 7:23AM PDT

You haven't stated anything showing you actually checked temperatures, just assuming it's OK. Boot into BIOS and go to the health area and just let it sit about 5 minutes and check it. At idle, in room of 70-80 degree ambient temp, the readings should be 30-40 Centigrade and fans remain constant. If temp shows over that, especially over 50 Centigrade, then time to replace thermal paste and clean HSF.

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Duplicate. Please continue at
Jul 22, 2015 7:23AM PDT