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Weird GPU fan noise

My fans been making a very weird noise, definitely my gpu. pretty sure it's not cool whine. https://vimeo.com/261658964 any suggestions?

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Is that the old marbles in a can sound?

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Or just an awful recording?

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In reply to: Is that the old marbles in a can sound?

Yes it does sound a lot like that. it kinda sounds like the fans not spinning properly but I have no clue

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Here's how we test a fan.

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We either block it from starting (unplug or a wood toothpick). We don't have to do this for long to find the bad fan.

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