quick question

By cashblingbling
Aug 26, 2007
  1. my computers fan are really loud and I read on the internet that if you lubricate the fans with a drop of some lube oil it will help the fans get quitier , I just wanna know if this is true, or will it burn up my fans.. thanks
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Take a look at this thread HERE it may help.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    Lubricating CPU fans is not generally a good idea unless you can get your hands on very fine clock oil.
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    I use radio controlled car oil and it works extremely well. 2 of my fans are now over 6 years old and are working well and quietly right now.
  5. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,714

    I like the idea of the graphics paste tho - you can still get that in the UK I think.
  6. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,289

    Paintball gun lube works well too! :p
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