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I'm not looking for advice or anything. It's just time to get a new one. I just wanted a shoulder to cry on. I woke up today to find that the GPU fan was spinning at 100% and making a noise like a chainsaw. I've been playing Arkham Asylum all week and I guess that was just too much. I'm going to try getting some more time by cleaning everything but I guess I'm in the market for a replacement now. Everybody fly your screen savers at half-mast tomorrow for this little evga that lost it's life in the line of duty.

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If you're willing to give it a try the fan can be replaced.

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8 minutes ago, musicmnw said:

I'm not looking for advice or anything. It's just time to get a new one. I just wanted a shoulder to cry on. I woke up today to find that the GPU fan was spinning at 100% and making a noise like a chainsaw. I've been playing Arkham Asylum all week and I guess that was just too much. I'm going to try getting some more time by cleaning everything but I guess I'm in the market for a replacement now. Everybody fly your screen savers at half-mast tomorrow for this little evga that lost it's life in the line of duty.

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a thorough clean should do the trick and then just wd 40 the fans so the bearings stay lubricated.. but stil

 

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Just now, JM21 said:

If you're willing to give it a try the fan can be replaced.

^ There's a good chance it can be repaired, or replaced. Even if a fin broke off, you can just break the fin opposite it and it will be balanced again lol

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Just now, Cereal5 said:

^ There's a good chance it can be repaired, or replaced. Even if a fin broke off, you can just break the fin opposite it and it will be balanced again lol

Yup haha, dying fans don't equal a dead GPU.

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Did the screen go all funny, or blank, when the fan died? If you shut off in time, you could still salvage the GPU with a simply HSF replacement. A GPU death is when you can't get to POST to begin with.....

 

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