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high pitched squeak


alanstav1970
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why would a graphics card(8800gts)make a high pitched squeak as soon as the pc is turned on?

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alanstav1970

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would attatching the 6pin molex help?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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possible fan noise

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alanstav1970

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its a constant noise

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it will be if fan bearings are failing.

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alanstav1970

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can i do anything?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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you may be able to peel the label off the fan and see if there is a small pin hole in the centre of the hub - one drop of very light oil may solve the problem.

Not sure if the fans are renewable on that card it may just clip on.

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alanstav1970

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sorted,apparently it`s an alarm on the card,requiring more power via 6pin molex

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Glad it wasn't the bearing, could have been expensive.

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