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Windows 7: XFX GeForce 9600GT graphic card very loud

17 Oct 2016   #1
Stteffann

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 
XFX GeForce 9600GT graphic card very loud

I have a problem with my graphic card (XFX GeForce 9600GT), the fan on it spins faster and then slower in intervals, and I don't know if it's dust that;s causing the problem, because the fan was never cleaned, and it's already over 7,5 years old. I worry that if I remove it I might break it, so your advice would be appreciated. Should I even bother with the fan? I already removed the metalic cover and the avg temperature is 4-5 degrees lower now, but it's as loud as it was before.


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17 Oct 2016   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

Can you remove the fan, without removing the heat sink?
If you can, after removing the fan, clean all with a small paint brush
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18 Oct 2016   #3
Stteffann

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Can you remove the fan, without removing the heat sink?
If you can, after removing the fan, clean all with a small paint brush
I think there are 3 screws under the blades. I don't know how to reach them.
Here they can be seen on the picture:
http://static.nix.ru/autocatalog/xfx...2245_draft.jpg

I don't know if I need to remove the entire hat sink before removing the fan. I did remove the metallic cover, but those screws, I simply can't reach them there's not enough space between the blades and they're curved so I guess I'd need to remove the heat sink too.
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