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Maybe don’t jam electrical tape in your Steam Deck to fix fan whine

We’ve all heard the lamentations over the Steam Deck’s fan whine. But waking up this morning to news of people MacGyvering their Steam Decks with electrical tape is slightly worrying me. Hey, go ahead if you’re feeling brave. It’s just that, perhaps there are more elegant solutions out there—or at least there could be soon.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for the right to repair. And OP seems pretty confident with their electrical tape trick. It involves placing a stack of four pieces of tape directly under where the Valve logo sits on the rear of the Deck with the result that it dramatically changes the whiny pitch of the device’s fan.