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My fans get loud when loading certain pages on the web?

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My fans get loud when loading certain pages on the web?

My fan on my pc goes haywire, and gets loud when I load certain pages on the web...maybe pages with High definition? (Not sure) Anyway, it only happens when I go to certain sites...or load videos etc. on like youtube etc. This just started happening recently, and has gotten worse in the last few days. Is it possible that my processor cannot handle the grahics or High Def...that Firefox 4.0 provides?

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Re: My fans get loud when loading certain pages on the web?

All that means is that Firefox 4 is throwing a heavy load on your CPU, causing it to run hotter for a while.

But you might be able to quiet your computer by opening it up and giving the CPU's heat sink a thorough cleaning. The dirtier the heat sink is, the less efficient it is--forcing the fan to run faster to keep the CPU cool.