The Official MSI GS73VR Owners' Lounge

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  1. Kevin@GenTechPC

    Kevin@GenTechPC Company Representative

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    This was to determine the root cause to find out if the issue was caused by WiFi adapter or Nahimic, or combination of both.
     
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  2. unpilot

    unpilot Notebook Consultant

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    So my new GS73VR has developed a squeaky GPU fan. It is the main GPU fan I determined this after opening the back and I found it is the fan closest to the side.
    It seems to maybe rubbing or something but it is rattling and squeaky...and annoying!

    It looks like it would be a complete removal of the GPU heat sink to replace. Is this right?
    In order to look at it I had to of course unscrew the warranty void sticker.
    In light of the new ruling about these stickers I wonder if I can send it back to replace the fan and not have a fight on my hands.
     
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    Derek712 Notebook Virtuoso

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    They were never valid in the first place. I've been removing my sticker for years and there's nothing they can do to enforce it.
     
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    OK that is what I thought but I hate to send this thing back and have a fight about it...as it is I cant stand the chirping noise!
     
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    Derek712 Notebook Virtuoso

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    I had to send mine back for a similar issue. They had it back to me within a week. I had replaced the ram and repasted my CPU. They have me no hassle over the sticker being broken.
     
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    It's pretty much illegal everywhere to prevent customers to upgrade components inside of a PC system.
     
  7. Joseph P Wolf

    Joseph P Wolf Newbie

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    So I just received this notebook a week ago. Performance wise I love it! However, I am wondering if anyone else has issues with the right back fan making clicking noises when having the screen in different positions, or when shutting down. I'm just wondering if I need to return this laptop or if this is normal for the fan. I opened up the back panel and didn't see any obstructions.

    EDIT - Youtube video showing the issue. I can push about an inch from the power plug and it goes away, sometimes for a while, sometimes for few seconds.
     
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  8. Donald@HIDevolution

    Donald@HIDevolution Company Representative

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    What you describe is not normal, but I don't really hear it in the video. Please contact your vendor for tech support/warranty service.
     
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    Sorry, wrong forum thread.
     
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    I am talking to Donald at HID evolution about buying a MSI GS73 Stealth 8RF-014 17.3 to use for photo/video editing. My Nikon shots 24 Meg and after 1500 photos loaded from a event and using Photoshop and Lightroom my old laptop is overwhelmed. Any thoughts? (And ya I am the FNG)
     
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