After accidentally selling a handful of Steam Deck spares, iFixit is back with enough products to go around. And their best-selling product, believe it or not, is a quiet replacement fan that Steam Deck owners are using to get rid of that horrible whining noise.
The whole philosophy of Steam Deck is unprecedented. In fact, Valve encourages users to experiment with the software, and even offers CAD files to those who want to create custom cases and accessories. Most notable, however, is the fact that Valve has teamed up with iFixit to sell official parts.
Our friends at iFixit have already posted tons of Steam Deck repair guides, including one for replacing the complaining fan that’s driving customers crazy. This guide is quite simple, although it requires a bit of patience and trust.
You can buy iFixit’s Silent Steam Deck Fan for just $25. But I suggest buying the $30 replacement kit, which includes all the tools you’ll need for the job. These tools will come in handy the next time you decide to open up and play with the platform. I know you are tempted to replace that SSD!