SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips.

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How to monitor soon to fail fans? [on hold]

I'm using Asus Fan Xpert 2 provided by my motherboard (Asus) to control the fans speed. And I forgot that I didn't change the stock fan that the CPU cooler has. Fan Xpert 2 thinks that the CPU fan's ...
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SSD Performance showing as 'bad'

Today I stripped down and rebuilt my PC (to get rid of surplus cabling, and to give it a clean since it was pretty dusty in there), and everything is running fine. Well, except my SSD (apparently). ...
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What do voltages 5 through 7 correspond to?

In the screenshot below, what do voltages VIN5 - VIN7 correspond to? If it's different per system how can I find out what they measure for me?
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How to regulate fan speed of external USB fan?

I installed SpeedFan, but the only fan showing up is the one inside my laptop for the CPU. Since today, I have an additional fan which is external below the Fellowes® - Precision Cooler Laptop Riser. ...
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Strange and unidentified readings in SpeedFan (Almico)

Why is the AUX temperature so high in this Almico Speedfan reading?
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How can I set the laptop fan speed to 100% manually?

I would like to know if there is a way to set my laptop fan speed to 100%. I want something that I can assign a key to, so when I press combination of keys my fan speed will boost to 100% and pressing ...
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Which SMART settings to watch for in SpeedFan?

Unless there's a better solution, I'd like to use SpeedFan to watch hard disks on a host. However, it offers quite a lot of settings in its Configure > Events > If section, such as Raw Read Error ...
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Fan speed still at 850 RPM at 0% speed

I have SpeedFan 4.49 installed; With the goal to make my tower as silent as possible. My CPU is the Intel i5 2500k and even at 0% in SpeddFan, I still have 850 RPM. For normal office work I think ...
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songs played in windows media player results in noise and lagging

Whenever a song is played in windows media player, I hear a noise followed by lagging in the song as if somebody is controlling the speed of the song. Also the sound of fan in my laptop could be ...
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CPU temperature sensor suddenly freaks out

Today when I started up my machine, the 100% fan speed remains unchanged. Apart from being worried about my CPU, the noise of 100% working fan drives me crazy. I did some tests and it confuses me. ...
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CPU fan spins at post but not in Windows or BIOS

I have been experiencing random crashes and other issues with my machine which lead me to ask questions about troubleshooting Prime95 failures. Unfortunately I Have not yet been able to resolve the ...
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How can I control my fans with SpeedFan? Doesn't show anything

I have a problem. My laptop gets really hot every time... Last time it was around 120 degrees. I need to control my fans with SpeedFan. But the problem is that my laptop doesn't see the fans. My ...
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How to control fan speed using SpeedFan?

The CPU fan in my laptop is running too fast. I wish to control the speed manually to my preference, at times. Here is a CPU-Z screenshot of my laptop configuration: And here is how SpeedFan ...
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very noisy fan on my hp pavilion dm4 beats edition

As the title shows, the fan is very noisy. I don't remember since when but it's always running at its high speed and it's disturbing when i am in class. I tried to clean the fan, upgrade BIOS, ...
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My CPU fan is running very high speed even with less cpu usage

Everything was ok yesterday , but now i have seen that my CPU fan is running constantly at very high speed. I tried restarting it. Before when i turn on the PC then fan used to run very high speed ...
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Is a “System Temperature” of 51 degC (123 degF) normal / OK?

My reported System Temperature (when idle) is considerably higher than all other reported temps on my (new) machine. When Sys Temp is 51C, other reported temps are: GPU is 36C CPU is 27C HD0(SSD) is ...
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Program will not start with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I just purchased a Windows 8 laptop, and use Speedfan to monitor temperatures. I would like to have Speedfan start with Windows, so I placed a shortcut to the application in the following folder: ...
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Chrome & Fan Speed

I'm on Windows 7 on my Mac via Bootcamp... I notice that the fan goes from 3000 RPM to 5000-6000 RPM when Chrome is running and most of the time it's doing nothing. The CPU in the task manager for ...
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Interpreting sensor names

Here is the output from the sensors command on my Late 2012 MacMini 6,2 running Linux. I am unable to find out what each code means. What parameter do each of these code represent? I would like to ...
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Multiple hardware overheating

I've had the Acer Aspire X3810 computer for 3 years now and suddenly it has started overheating. I've cleaned out all of the dust within the case. I've experienced shutdowns and BSOD's when watching ...
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How to reduce chassis fan speed with software?

I have replaced an old broken motherboard in a Dell Inspiron (slimline chassis) with a Asus P5KLM-AM motherboard. Now the chassis fan runs at full speed (3750 RPM) at all times, which is very loud. ...
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How can I manage the fan speed on a Lenovo thinkpad t510? [closed]

How can increase the speed of the fan on my Lenovo Thinkpad t510 running Windows 7? Is there any software or script that helps me with this?
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SpeedFan cannot find my fan

My laptop (SONY VAIO VGN-CR390) is getting hot recently and the fan doesn't seem to work at high speed. I installed SpeedFan and it reads my CPU temperature @60C+ consistently. However, it cannot find ...
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Odd fan speed show in Speedfan

I just made some maintenance to my computer. The fans were replaced. When I check the temperature with Speedfan, there is an odd fan speed showing up. Should I check the fan? Or it is a bad ...
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Acer Aspire One D270 fan continuously running

I recently purchased a new Acer D270 netbook and observed that its fan is continuously running. Although fan was not making any audible noise at all i thought of using Acer Aspire One Temperature ...
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Speedfan not showing all harddrives' smart data

I installed speedfan and used it to look at my HDDs' smart data. All 5 of my drives appeared without issue. However, I have now added an additional 2 SATA HDDs to my existing (already in use) SATA ...
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Speedfan won't automatically regulate

I used to have Speedfan regulating my fan speed automatically, but ever since I've reformatted, I can't get this to work. I've done the following: In Temperatures, I have only CPU checked with CPU ...
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Windows Vista crashes, one of the fans might not be working

My computer has been crashing lately so I did a test with SpeedFan. Here's a screendump. This isn't telling me much except that one of the fans might not be working. The picture is taking no other ...
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my laptop's fan is loud, how to make it stop?

I have cleaned my laptop many times, and there is no dust inside. The temperatures the speedfan gives me are: HD0: 31 C TEMP1: 39 C CORE 0: 24 C CORE 1: 25 C When the 'TEMP1' goes over 40 C it ...
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When looking for a maximum safe temperature for a CPU where do I find the Power (W)?

I'm using SpeedFan to alert me about unsafe CPU temperatures, Found ACPI temperature Found Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz End of detection I looked up my CPU over at Intel and on page ...
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Understanding SpeedFan terminology

There has been a lot of people posting problems running Battlefield 3 with an Nvidia card, specficially the GTX 560Ti. Something doesn't sound right - if it really was a driver problem, then I would ...
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How to use SpeedFan or any other app to further cool down the CPU and GPU?

I installed the latest SpeedFan for my Dell Studio 15 Notebook, which after installing Windows 7 on it, may turn off by itself after some use. SpeedFan used to not tell the speed of fan, until ...
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How to turn up the fan in the notebook to prevent overheating?

My Dell 15 inch Studio notebook recently is turning itself off, and I will touch the base of the notebook and usually it is fairly hot. So there must be some design problem or after installing ...
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Massive difference between Core Temperature and CPU temperature

I've recently purchased a new machine, and decided it was time to start seeing what it could do. I downloaded and installed SpeedFan to see how everything was running before fiddling, for obvious ...
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How do tools like Speedfan detect the CPU temperature?

There are some applications which claim to be able to detect the temperature of various components inside your PC, for example: Speedfan. How do they detect the temperature without using any external ...
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Indecipherable SpeedFan log [closed]

I run SpeedFan in Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) and found some log files in C:\Program Files\SpeedFan named SFLog20110717-0001.csv through SFLog20110717-0009.csv. I opened them, hoping to see a log ...
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Why can't I control the speed of my CPU fan?

I bought a new computer with an ASRock H61M motherboard and XILENCE ICEBREAKER 64 Pro PWM CPU FAN. The problem is that I can't control the speed of the FAN. I tried settings in the BIOS and with ...
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Vista Not Booting Properly

My notebook has not been able to boot into Vista recently. This happened after I restarted my computer today, due to a Windows Update prompt. Additionally, before the problems arose, I also updated ...
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Buying A Computer “Case” Fan… Does It Always Run At 100% Unless Told Otherwise?

What happens if I do not plug it into the motherboard and it does not have a switch? I have seen fans before with an "off/low/high" switch that allows you to manually set their speed. I have seen ...
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Fan constantly at full speed

Recently installed a new motherboard (ASROCK P4VM890) in an old machine, and the CPU fan is now running at full speed all the time. I downloaded speedfan, and that is reporting a cpu tem of < 40 ...
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Utility to manipulate speed of fan in Windows 7

I know Speedfan does monitor the CPU temperature, but it doesn't have the option to increase the speed manually. I used to have a programme in MAC OS which does that, but is there one for windows 7?
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CPU fan speed control [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good software for measuring computer temperature? Hi, Looking for a software that can control (set) the CPU fan speed at windows startup, currently I use CPUID but it ...
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What is the difference between Temp1 and Core shown in SpeedFan?

I am beginning to use Speedfan. I was wondering what is the difference between Temp1 and Core shown in SpeedFan? Whose temperature is more important?
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What is the purpose to have clock control?

I am beginning to use SpeedFan. It has a function to automatic control clock with respect to the CPU temperature. I was wondering if the clock control means to control cpu frequency? What are the ...
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Should I be concerned about this voltage reading (via SpeedFan)?

Been having computer issues. (My computer has been freezing the past couple of days, but in a rather odd manner: once it starts, each program freezes after a couple of seconds of being used. Note that ...
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Speedfan crashing desktop

I have recently installed a Gigabyte P43-ES3G motherboard on my computer with a Core 2 Quad Q6600 and whenever I try to run Speedfan my computer shuts down. Has anyone else experienced similar issues ...
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Slow down case fan on MSI P43-C51 motherboard?

Bought a case fan that specifically says, "sensors to allow speed control", rated at 3000RPM. Installed Speedfan, messed around with settings, no dice. Same goes for the MSI OverClock Center ...
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Very low power supply voltages

My computer is fairly modest in terms of power consumption: 4 7200 RPM SATA-II hard drives An IDE DVD-writer Four 80mm case fans Two 95mm heatsink fans Intel Core i7-920 2.66 GHz (OC to 3.80GHz) ...
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Are these acceptable temperatures for my laptop?

I just installed SpeedFan 4.0 since my laptop's fan seems to be continually running at a high speed. It reports these numbers: GPU: 74C Temp1 (ACPI): 75C Temp2 (ACPI): 95C Core 0: 89C Core 1: 89C ...
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What do the Speed0x controls do in SpeedFan?

I'm monitoring my PC for suspected overheating, and I want to know what the Speed01, Speed02, and Speed03 controls do in SpeedFan? Specifically what does the Speed03 set to 41 mean? My CPU is an old ...