|To sort this you have to determine exactly where the sound is coming from. It might sound odd but often a stick of wood against the suspected items (other end in ear) can help find the culprit.|
"Whirring" sounds more like fan needs lubrication. On PC's it was possible to add a single drop of sewing machine oil to the bearing by removing the center sticker. Might be more fiddling with a laptop.
Your game problems might be something completely different.
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