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Questions tagged [fan]

Fans are the primary cooling devices used in most types of computers and are typically installed in the case and in the power supply of desktop machines and are also often installed directly on the CPU or GPU.

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My graphics card software stopped working properly [on hold]

I've been using my ASUS GTX 980 Strix for 3 years now and I'm pretty happy with it. The problem is that recently my software for controlling overclocking/fan speed started acting up - I'm talking ...
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HP DL360 server fan [on hold]

I have an HP DL360p rack server which has been repurposed with Windows 7 Pro installed and running just fine, my problem is that at random intervals, maybe a couple of times a day the server fan(s) ...
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Find out what process is messing with my fan

I own a ThinkPad X1 Yoga. As it's a convertible computer that can be used as a tablet, I set up ThinkFan so that the fan is always off when I'm watching videos and doing regular tasks, and that it's ...
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Hot CPU in ubuntu 18.04

I have problem in ubuntu 18.04 which was not occurred in ubuntu 16.04. My CPU got so hot nearly 70 degree Celsius and fan is running at maximum speed while there is no process running. I wonder if the ...
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Loud rattling fan calmed down only by sfc command

For quite some time now (since the End of June to be precise), I have been annoyed by a loud rattling noise given off by the CPU fan in my laptop (OS: Windows 10) beginning at (almost every) startup ...
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Asus Desktop fan very nosy

I just purchased this desktop Asus windows 10 last week and the fan is very noisy, is this normal? You can def feel the air coming out the back and its not restricted in anyway. Thank you Kim
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No BIOS to screen. What's happening here?

I just built a new PC. I have a 650W PS, an ASUS Prime B350-PLUS MoBo mounting a Ryzen 5 1600 GHz, an ASUS GTX 1060 GP and two 4GB HYPERX ram banks (plus DD, SSD and a Wi-Fi card). I press the powe ...
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SpeedFan not detecting fans

SpeedFan 4.52 is not detecting any of my system fans. Am I doing something wrong? Is my motherboard not supported? Motherboard: https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-Z170-Gaming-K3-rev-10#ov Fans: ...
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Cooling laptop with an external table fan [closed]

I have a DELL M4400 precision laptop and it heats up pretty quickly when I watch YouTube videos (or any videos online for that matter). In order to reduce the heat, I made the laptop sit over a laptop ...
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Dell Vostro 2520 laptop fan remains on after shutdown

My Dell Vostro 2520 laptop doesn't shutdown fully and the fan remains on. This eats up all the battery many a times, specially when not carefully turned off by pressing shutdown button again for few ...
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CPU overheating after replacement

I have an old computer that has a Asus P5QL Pro motherboard, a Intel Core2 Duo E8400 CPU and the heatsink on it is the stock intel fan. I ordered a new CPU online, wich is an Intel Core2 Quad Q8400. ...
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Use old cpu fan/heatsink with slightly newer cpu

I currently have a desktop computer with a Intel Core2 Duo E8400 CPU in it. The max TDP of it is 65W, and the CPU fan on it is an Intel E33681-001. Now I just bought a replacement CPU, which is an ...
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Laptop Fan Running Loud only on one user

my daughter ran up to my laptop, hit a bunch of buttons and now my laptop fan is running crazy loud. I created a new user account to see if its something with my main user account and it appears to ...
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Malfunctioning fan controller

My PC case has a fan controller on the front with two slide switches that you can use to control fans with 3 pin connectors. You can set each one to high, low or off. I was trying to install another ...
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BIOS ignoring fan setting changes upon sleep awake | Mouse not being detect on awake (Rare occasion)

Had this computer for 5-6 years now, the 1st 4-5 years the computer typically was on 24/7 as I was at university and wanted to resume my progress without having to waste loading time through reboot, ...

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