steveo_8901 19:21 29 Jul 2006

I have just been given a new computer from my insurance company. it has a intel celeron d processor (2.66ghz) and the cpu fan gets noisier each minute the computer is on. it is so annoying. can i change settings somehow so i can safely slow the speed (currently at 4000rpm) but still keep cpu protected. the system temps are currently 41 for system and 45 for cpu. please help it is sooooooooo anoying.

  SLAYER 19:25 29 Jul 2006

need a tad more info,what socket.possibly mobo spec.

  woodchip 19:29 29 Jul 2006

You could fit a different CPU cooler

  VoG II 19:30 29 Jul 2006
  Pamy 19:31 29 Jul 2006

Perhaps it wants oiling? I know its new and I know it should not, but perhaps it does.

  steveo_8901 19:31 29 Jul 2006

sorry I am really not clued up with pc's not sure what you mean by what socket. the motherboard is a ECS ELITEGROUP P4M800PRO-M if that makes any sense, got it from the user guide book.

  Themaestro023 20:53 29 Jul 2006

If you work for the insurance company? Why not ask them to exchange it for you?

  Stuartli 21:36 29 Jul 2006

BOTT for a noisy fan, which can/could be cured with a little attention...:-)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:58 29 Jul 2006

That board is a socket 775

New fan click here

  DieSse 23:31 29 Jul 2006

A UK source for quiet CPU coolers. click here

I use a Thermalright heatsink with a quiet 1800rpm fan - it's virtually inaudible.

My P4 (2.4GHZ) is currently (at 00.30hrs in Spain) running at 38º in a room that's 28º. The CPU temperature is actually lower than the hard drive and system temperatures.

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