CPU fan just twitches while playing game

narudkram49

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Whenever I play a certain game (The WItcher) My cpu starts to slow down for a secon the goes back to speed. Eventually it slows down to just twitching. But, when I alt+tab out of the game it goes back to normal.
 

TriBeard

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I would guess your fan has died and is no longer functioning. When you play a game/do something intensive, it throttles. When you stop, it cools off some. Replace the fan/cooler and your problems should go away.
 

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