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Where to buy OEM GPU fan only?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Ripsaw, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. Ripsaw New Member

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    Hey guys, the little factory installed fan on my PowerColor Radeon 9600 Pro card needs to be replaced. When the PC is started cold (like after sitting unused a few hours), the fan makes that squalling noise caused by I guess a problem with the cheap sleeve bearing they used. Does it about 15 seconds then quiets down and runs fine.

    Where the can you find a direct replacement for the oem fan? All I can find is complete heat sink and fan combos, which all I really need is the fan. I've scoured the net (google searchs) to no avail.
     
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    contact the company that made it (powercolor) and tell them your fan is failing, ask them for a replacement policy. Most of the time, things this cheap they'll just send you a second one HSF no questions asked.. if not, ask them if you can buy one direct.
     
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    If not then splurge for better cooling. A Vantec Iceberq4 is $15 max.
     
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    Yeah, No luck with PowerCrap the company, so I'll likely get a 3rd party cooling solution. Probably get just the standard Iceberq CCB-A1A for $8.99, all I'll need since the GPU won't go past ~ 465mhz anyhow.
     
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