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my hard drive sounds like the fan is running really loud and nonstop

 
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Re: my hard drive sounds like the fan is running really loud and nonstop

Hi,

 

Open up your PC and narrow down the sound issue.  Is it your hard drive or a fan?

 

What model HP PC are you using?

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HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP ENVY 17t Touch,i7-5500u,16GB, 256 GB SSD (on loan)
HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad, HP Chromebook 11
Custom i7-5930k, X99, 16GB 2800 MHz DDR4, Intel 750 PCI-E SSD, (2)Samsung EVO 840 SSD, Corsair HX650, EVGA GTX 760TI
Windows 8.1 UEFI mode
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I am having the same problem on my HP P6240f desktop. After having the computer for over a year and a half, recently the fans run fast and loud for extended periods of time every few minutes. The sounds goes up and down from vitually silent to fast and loud every few mintures. The computer was always extrememly quiet up until now. I've opened the computer up and cleaned any dust that collected but it still runs loud. Even when I am not running heavy programs the fan runs loud. For instance the fan just kicked in and according to Windows task manager the CPU usage is at 30% and memory at 2.39 GB of a total 8 GB.

 

Any help you could provide would be very appreciated!

 

Thanks,

 

Mark

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I just replaced my CPU fan and heatsink, everything is back to normal! I can hear myself think again, its so quiet.



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Re: my hard drive sounds like the fan is running really loud and nonstop

Where did you buy proper cpu cooler and how did you reference the part?
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