Neeeeed help, PC getting WAY too loud and hot

By Avo
Jan 31, 2005
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. i need some help, my pc i got new has been getting extreemly loud and hot,
    i have:
    P4 3.0 ghtz (Stock cpu fan)
    80gp seagate hd
    ATI 256 Graphics

    when i turn on my pc right away i can hear a loud noise comming from the CPU fan, this is a stock one, but my other PC exact same parts as this one is relativly quiet. does anyone have ideas on how to make my pc more quiet? thanks alot :giddy:
  2. Chaos_Stryke

    Chaos_Stryke Newcomer, in training

    ouch, that Stock Heatsink is prob killing your comp. Try a aftermarket one, i might be a little loud, but my "prescot" at idol runs about 48 - 50 C which is realy good considering stock is about high 50s, (i hope) anyway, try to make a wind tunnel through your computer, like a fan in the front and a fan in the back at LEAST. Gl man!
  3. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    replace the fan
  4. odin673

    odin673 Newcomer, in training

    if you're sure its the cpu fan then the best thing to do is to replace it. I had the same problem except it was my graphics card.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.