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Fan noise on new Dell laptop
Old 13th January 2017
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Fan noise on new Dell laptop

I picked up a Inspiron 5000 15 inch touchscreen 2 in 1 laptop in Dell sale with latest gen 2 core i7, 16 gig ram, 500 gig ssd.

Thought i had a deal at 850 euro and be set to mobile record...but the fan noise is extreme and prolonged at times, when cpu is doing no more than browsing. Other times its quiet?

Dell sent out a tech who replaced fan but it is still too noisy when it randomly kicks in..

Anyone have a similar experience with laptop fan noise?
Old 14th January 2017
  #2
Update! New fan seems to be behaving when running a good few Cubase tracks with verbs and V.i.s and cpu around 40%...So I guess I can live with this machine and its random fan behaviour...when its silent its sweet...and its good to know that you can get a decent off the shelf well specked laptop at such a low price point!

One thing I found out about because of this was: laptop coolers, and that thin and fast make hot!

As regards to Dell...I must say their customer care is very good!
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