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Slow, overheating, shuts itself off

Overheats, shuts down on it's own. yellow light blinking. when I use a fan placed at the back of the PC it stays on for alot longer.

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Sounds like your internal fans are taking early retirement, from all the symptoms..like running a car with no oil, you don't want to run a dell desktop without internal cooling..need to replace that fan..not too hard, actually.

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