Question about MSI VR601 Notebook
Msi vr610 fan very noisy.how do i cure, get a new part. warranty expired. below i've had to write the wrong computer as vr610 not listed
Its a typical failure of MSI fans from those times. Unfortunately the exchange part will not solve your problem. (I read it in comments lots of times.) I own a VR610 and fixed the problem with grease. I disassembled the fan and took out the paddle wheel. I cleaned the pin and the hole both and filled the hole with grease. I used small portion of (lithium based) grease like on bicycle. The fan is noiseless since 1,5 years. :)
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
Your fan speeds up and slows down in response to temperature inside the computer. More so the CPU.
I would suggest getting a can of compressed air made for computers
take it outside, take of the side and blow all the gunk out of there, Really go to town around the fan (you might want to wear eye protection)
While you are in there just check that the CPU cooler itself is not loose
If it is it will have to be re-seated.
If it needs re-seating don't just take it off and put it back on as that might make things worse with your temperature problem the have to be cleaned and new thermal grease put on
I think this may be your problem before you buy a new CPU make sure you check the cooler assembly and make sure you use new thermal grease ($2-5)
DON'T remove the CPU just the fan/cooler assembly.
You must clean both the surfaces without scraping anything off. Use isopropynol alcohol and cotton bud sticks until both surfaces are clean, you can use your finger nail to scrape harder residue if you wish but nothing else.
DON'T pour the alcohol over the CPU
Now apply some new thermal grease (most computer shops have it)
Be careful about how much you put on
Here are some basic instructions
Once you have re-assembled your cooler and re-connected it check everything is OK and power up the computer.
If everything went to plan you should now be back in business
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
As the temperature of the cpu gets high the fan increases its speed to lower the temperature
this increase in fan speed causes noise
yes you can buy a fan that makes less noise
or u can lower you fan speed either through the bios or through a fan control software
remember by lowering the fan speed the cpu temperature will increase
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
There is probably too much build-up of dirt on the fan causing it to be out of balance... and vibrate & make noise.
First, do not take apart the laptop.
Use a can of compressed air ($7 Radio Shack, Best Buy, etc).
With power OFF, spray a few times into the vents (use the plastic nozzle tube on the can). Once done, power ON the laptop and wait for it to settle down (see dust fly??)...
Now spray again & power OFF.
The noise should be diminished.
Use the laptop on a flat surface, not on a pillow or carpet. The vents must not be obstructed.....
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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