Replacement CPU fan help!?

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I need to replace a fan for a user for her CPU. The fan is making a horrible noise...I tried Silicone spray, that helped only for about 4 days and it started again. I have pictures of the fan below with the model information. It's kind of sketchy and hard to make out. Can someone send me a link where I can get this replacement fan without having to buy one off ebay? Our company isn't going to do that. I can't seem to find it on Google.

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Side two, kind of scratched up for some reason.
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ctssteveowner
Commented:
this is a igloo 5063 Combo which supports Intel LGA 775/1155 and 1156. You should be able to go to your local computer store and ask for heat sink & fan combo for an LGA 775.
Agreed, you may have a hard time locating that specific fan.  Might be a lot easier to just buy a complete heatsink + fan combo.

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We're a small rural community, we don't have a local computer store and have to buy everything online. Thanks for the information on the product though!

Any idea of any websites that carry this? Or a alternative that will work? I'll continue searching in the meantime.
ctssteveowner

Commented:
I gave a link to a website that has a replacement. I will provide the link again for you.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3486537&CatId=1588

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Sorry I got a lot of post while I was typing!

That looks like it's some type of circle design fan there on tiger direct with push in screws. With this design you actually screw in the grill, and screw on the top fan, not sure if it work on this? I will post pictures below here to confirm maybe if you look at it.  Thanks!

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Grill
ctssteveowner

Commented:
You will be hard press to find just a fan to replace the old fan, that is why I suggested just replacing both. You will find that this will resolve the issue and time on trying to research for a replacement fan.

Author

Commented:
Okay so if I want to buy the whole kit, I have the problem of finding one that uses screws instead of push in screws like most use. (hence why I was looking for a fan) So let's say I want to buy the entire kit. This mobo doesn't support the push and twist screws on the grill from looking at it. Any help?

This is a link to the mobo specs and site: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5KPLCM/#overview

Would this one on tiger direct work instead possibly? Looks like it's regular screws..maybe: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7186639&CatId=1588
ctssteveowner
Commented:
I have found an image with the same MOBO as your client has using the "Push down screws"

heat sink & fan with push down screws

what I have suggested will work for you client's MOBO
owner
Commented:
If you take the MOBO out of the case and turn it around there might be a bracket on the back of it which is easily removed and you will be able to install the new heatsink & fan with the push down screws.

Author

Commented:
Thanks for the help! The grill did have a bracket on the back of the mobo as you stated, it was just held on by glue and I just took it off. A push down grill/fan combo worked with it and did the trick. Everything is back to working normal. Thanks ctssteve!
ctssteveowner

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Glad to help

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