Motherboard chipset fan failed
I powered up the PC 2 hours ago, the BIOS warned the chipset fan failed, waited 15 mins to see if the fan kick started but no sign of life. Shutdown the PC and switched off the electricity, opened the case, poked to push the chipset fan spinned and used the air duster spray to cleared off the dust in the chipset then turned on the PC and the chipset fan still failed.
I believed the chipset fan finally died, checked the RivaTuner temp monitor, the chipset temp is around 45c at idle. Should I be concern if I play games at full load if the chipset fan do not spinning at all? I am not planning to upgrade the motherboard and the CPU until Nehalem with hybrid SLi motherboard later this year. Cant be arse to take everything apart and replace with a new chipset fan.
Intel Core i7 3770K, Corsair H80 liquid cooler with Noctua S12-1200 fan, ASUS P8Z77V with UEFI 2003, 16GB Samsung Green 30nm DDR3-RAM, Pioneer DVR-217DBK 22x DVD-RW, Corsair AX850 PSU, Western Digital 2TB SATA3 hard drive, CanonScan LiDE 210 scanner, Microsoft Internet Keyboard, ASDA Wheel Mouse Optical, 32inch Sharp LC32LE600 LED TV, EVGA Geforce GTX 670 SC 4GB with Geforce 326.80 driver, 30Mb broadband Virgin Media VMDG480 Super Hub, Aspire Xplorer Midi Tower, Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit.