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CPU fan not working

Noob3888

18 months ago

A while ago I unscrewed and cleaned my CYBERPOWER CPU fan and heat sink and applied new thermal paste. My computer was working fine, making a few obnoxious noises but my idle temperature were 15 celsius (power saving mode) but yesterday, when I went to turn on my computer, the fan wasn’t running so the CPU temperature was slowly going higher and higher. I tried to use CMOS to find a way to possibly turn on the fan but with no success. My motherboard temps reaches up to 70 celcius just on idle (power saver) mode. Does this mean I have to by a new fan? All suggestions are highly appreciated

Here are the Specs if you need it

Brand CyberPowerPC

Form Mid Tower

Condition New

Operating System Windows 10

Video Game Platform PC

Model GUA3400W

Features Gaming Desktops

RAM Memory 8 GB

Processor Speed 4.10 GHz

Hard Drive Capacity 1 TB

Processor Type AMD Vishera FX-6300 Processor

Color Red, Black

Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H) 18.90 x 7.60 x 18.40 Inches

Comments

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Is the fan jammed or does it spin freely? If not jammed, try plugging it into a different header (socket) on the motherboard. If that still doesn't work, I'd say your fan is probably faulty.

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

the CPU fan’s movements are stiff (jammed)

What can I do to unjam it?

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Replace it

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Since my computer is an AM3+ socket, could I possibly replace the CPU with a AM3 cpu fan or it has to be a AM3+?

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Yes, you can use an AM3 cooler on an AM3+ CPU.

  • 18 months ago
  • 1 point

Your CPU_FAN header is probably faulty, which could indicate a faulty motherboard. Try connecting your fan to an external pwm hub or your psu.

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