My desktop computer started to sound like a Jet engine

Intel / 82802eb ich5
February 24, 2012 at 16:58:34
Specs: Windows XP, Pentium D / 528
I'll make it simple. Here's what my computer sounds like:

I've air cleaned the insides of all hair and dust, and the power supply fan is also gets very hot after about 20 minutes.

I do have some spare computer parts kicking around here. Any suggestions?

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February 24, 2012 at 17:19:14
You showed a video of the tower? What good is that? Open the case & let us see what's going on inside. And it appears you have the tower inside some sort of cabinet? That's not good.

As for the noise, either the CPU cooling fan is spinning at high RPM to try to lower the CPU temp, or you got to cleaning the dust too late & the fan bearings are bad. Did you actually remove the heatsink/fan from the CPU? If you did, it's very possible you didn't reinstall it correctly.

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February 24, 2012 at 18:21:40
I haven't removed anything. The purpose of the video was to let everybody hear the sound. I can remove the cover and take a video of the inside if you like. And the computer is simply on a shelf beneath my desk, to keep it off the floor and prevent dust and hair from getting in it. It has tons of room to breathe. I'll have a look at the cooling fan.

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February 24, 2012 at 20:47:20
Install Speedfan or HWmonitor to monitor your temperatures. If the temperatures are high then your fan is simply trying to cool down your system. If the temperatures are relatively normal then the fan needs replacing. If you are HOT then you need to determine WHAT is hot (CPU, GPU, or other) and take steps to correct that. By opening the case you may be able to determine which fan is running very fast or noisy, but the above information is just as important for a solution.
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You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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