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Old 08-17-2005, 08:58 PM   #1
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Default My mobo chipset fan died...

I have an ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe in case you're wondering. Anyway, it's been giving me some problems lately, about a week or so ago, it would take awhile to actually get going, like if I turned my comp off and then on, it would slowly rotate, then after a few minutes it would go full speed. But now, after playing an hour or so of Halo, I looked at it and it wasn't moving, I tried restarting, turning my comp off and then on, it won't move so I'm assuming it's dead. Anyone know of any good replacements? Thanks.

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Old 08-17-2005, 09:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: My mobo chipset fan died...

Since there aren't many third party chipset fans, you'll probably have to contact Asus for a replacement.

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Old 08-18-2005, 04:27 PM   #3
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if anything in your comp isn't going over the chipset fan and if you have good air circulation, I'd say go with the Zalman passive cooler


A lot of people are having problems with the chipset fan on the A8N-SLI.
the Zalman one doesn't make noise which is great, but if you live somewhere hot like california you should try to find another chipset cooler with a fan. And, you could always call Asus and tell them about it so that they can send you the new one, which is what I did.
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Old 08-18-2005, 07:55 PM   #4
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It's very common for the chipset fan to cave on the A8N-SLI Deluxe. Mine hasn't stopped working for me yet but then again I haven't owned mine very long. Just for my own record how long did you own this board before the chipset died on you?
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