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Why are the fans so noisey

The fans in this pc are extreamly noisy, and it carries throughout the whole room....i'm always cleaning the intake areas hoping this will take care of problem, but not so ! do you have any recomendations for resolving this issue.... thanks, steven reis

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You used word FANS so seems you have two - probably one on processor and one on case. Unplug power cord, remove case cover and inspect for debris. Blow out gently with canned air if dirty. Retry. If still noisy, disconnect power cable to one fan and retry to see which one is making the noise. Then remove bad fan and take it and data on the computer make/model to a computer supply store and buy a new fan. Check that the hole pattern and power connector are the same. Take home and reinstall. Problem fixed for about $20.

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