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Old 12-30-2010, 04:36 AM   #8
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If it's getting louder the bearing may very well be going out on your CPU fan. If you can find a new fan that fits the heatsink, great. If not, you should be able to find a new socket AM3 heatsink and fan that will fit in your case at Newegg or someplace similar (along with a new case fan) for not a whole lot of money (< $50 for both).

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