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Low fan buzz - how to diagnose the problem?

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Low fan buzz - how to diagnose the problem?

#1 Post by TOTAL » Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:24 am

I bought x230 whose fan started to buzz loudly soon after.

I was thinking of fan replacement but someone on the forum suggested this might be a paste problem.

How to tell if that is the case? I find the thought of trial-error overwhelming - never disassembled tg

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Re: Low fan buzz - how to diagnose the problem?

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:36 am

Run this program: https://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/
It'll tell you how hot your CPU runs.
And get the X230 manual from the HMM link above.
The fan might also be dirty.
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