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03-01-2022 12:27 PM
Just an update: I've been in homeoffice every day since fixing my monitor which has been on running at 120 hz HDR for 8 hours a day 5 days a week. My monitor is still whisper-quiet and my cats have even discovered that the thing is now properly venting heat from the bottom of the display where the ports are. Thanks to OP for this fix, I can now work in peace! (well, except for having to deal with the cats trying to wedge themselves underneath my monitor all the time :D)
04-04-2022 02:27 AM
... I decided to see if there was dust in the fan that I could clean up, so I took off the back panel. ...
01-25-2023 02:34 PM
After using the monitor for close to a year, it has gotten to the point where the fans speed up and slow down constantly. My monitor is perfect, no backlight bleed or dead pixels so instead of submitting for an RMA and getting another panel. I decided to see if there was dust in the fan that I could clean up, so I took off the back panel.
Nope, fan is dust free.. So I took off the Gsync module and disassembled the fan.
Why did ASUS use poor quality thermal paste? It literally peeled off like a sticker and did not *have any type of consistenc whatsoever nor was it completely covering the chip... It was dried up.. My Monitor has a build date of August 2019 so its a little over a year old.
I put some noctua thermal paste and spread it evenly on the chip itself and then put a dot of it in the center for good measure. Using the monitor as I type this for the past 6 hours, the fan is quiet now. I kind of forgot how quiet it used to be.
04-21-2023 12:24 PM
Also bumping again! I bought this monitor used (couldn't pass up the deal @ $350!). I have one of these at my old job and holy **bleep** I didn't know this monitor could actually be quiet. Sure, some people are installing PWM controllers but literally following this thread and just replacing the thermal grease and dusting out the fans made a HUGE difference in my gaming and overall PC quality of life, Haha. Thank you, OP and everyone else here for the inputs.
a week ago
Excellent job.. Same problem here with the PG27UQ.
I used it next to a PG279Q that has not had any issues besides 1 dead pixel.
The PG27UQ which was extremely expensive stopped working after a year because of overheating.
Did not open it up but will do so and perform same action.