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My computer is making a noise when i use it too much......i called bestbuy and they told me it might be the cpu and i want to know what to do and what is the cpu

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Hi there!

It will be the CPU cooling fan.

You need to replace it soon as you can overheat and fry chips if it fails.

There is a lot of choice, but go for a middle range one if unsure.

Replacement is straightforward, but you MUST use correct earthing / antistatic procedures! - Buy an earthing wriststrap to replace the fan.

Hope this solves the problem for you.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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