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Dell GX240 running warm

By ICUB4UCME
Dec 12, 2006
  1. I've got a GX240 at work that seems to be running hot all of a sudden. with loads well under 10% (usually under 5% from checking the task manager) the CPU fan sounds like a jet and moves air like one too. i've checked and cleaned everything out so its not a blockage problem and i can't moniter anything with speedan because it either has no sensors or at least none speedfan can detect. the air coming out from the cpu fan is also a bit on the warm side but not super hot so it suggests heat production but i can't determine from where or why. if anyone has any insight or ideas on what may be causing this, let me know. thanks
     
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    make sure that all fans are working and none are obstructed by cables when the cover is closed.
     
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