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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Can I use a laptop fan with a ripped off connector, like this?

My situation is similar to this, Is there a way to repair ripped off fan connectors?, but the yellow and blue wires ripped off, so plugging it in will supply it with power. (Red and black wires are ok....
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Why are laptop fan's wire order different?

Why are desktop's fan wire order GND, VCC, TACH, PWM while laptops have GND, PWM, TACH, VCC?
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How can I start my PC even if CPU fan is not correctly placed?

I was cleaning my PC and remove the dust in it and I've removed all the pieces. When I tried to replace the CPU fan, I broke 1 of the 4 mounting clip to attach it. Now, when I tried to start my PC the ...
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WHat happens if I cut the blue wire in my laptop's fan?

I'm just wondering. I have black, red, yellow, and blue wires on my fan. Will the fan turn off? Will the fan go nuts? EDIT: The red and black are the power wires.
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HP Pavilion i5 Gaming fan noise

I have an HP Pavilion i5 Gaming laptop and I had experienced some fan problems before. It had been producing an unusual lousy noise when the laptop's temperature goes high. I'm no longer experiencing ...
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How do I replace the fan of a dell latitude d630?

I am having a hard time replacing the fan on the laptop model above. I don't want to pry and rip the fan.
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My Computer does not boot

I bought a new integrated battery for my Hp omen pc and I also wanted to change the fans so I installed them and I started the pc up to here everything is fine after a while i noticed that the ...
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HP Elitebook 8440p fan stuck on max

I have an Elitebook 8440p fan that spins at the high setting all the time. When I opened it up, I see a 3 wire connector. How do I fix it?
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Can I use my laptop without an internal fan, but tape a fan from another laptop to the exhaust vent?

Can I use a fan from another laptop taped to the exhaust vent to compensate for the removed fan in my laptop? My laptop is HP Elitebook 8440p.
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How can I make my 10 pin fans more quiet?

I recently got a new 1u cisco server, but it is extremely loud. I would like to make the server more quiet, but the motherboard has 10 pin fan headers. Regular fans wont work (I think) I could not ...
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Why do both of my laptop fans run at high speed in sleep mode, but only when connected to a KVM switch? Firmware on both laptops is up to date

I have two Lenovo laptops connected to one HDMI monitor through a KVM switch. One laptop is a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Debian Linux and the other is a Lenovo Thinkpad T580 running Windows 10. Both ...
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Is 2240 RPM normal fan speed?

I have a stock CPU fan and I was wondering if my fan's RPM of around 2240 is considered normal or average. I should also bring up that my CPU temps right now is resting at around 25 degrees Celsius. ...
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Why is the default speed of a CPU fan high?

When a CPU fan first receives power (or if no PWM speed is present), why is the default speed High?
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Can I run my desktop without a PSU fan?

What if I pulled the PSU fan out of the PSU, but all the other fans and heatsinks are still in the PC and running?
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Can I wire a 2 wire case fan backwards?

Can I wire a computer case fan backward so it spins in the opposite direction? I don't want it to fry and break. Also, can it go the opposite direction?
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DL360 G9 fans run when powered down?

So I just setup a DL360 Gen 9... when the main server is switched off (but its still plugged in, so can access iLO etc.) The fans still run... Now this doesn't appear to just be the PSU fan as I would ...
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My Pc turns on and turns off right away

I have got an old, about 8 years old PC. I haven't got any problems with it until now. One day I let it On for night, because I was patching COD- Warzone. At midnight, I woke up and pushed the turn ...
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My laptop fans are loud for no reason

cpu usage is literally 0 the temp is normal 39-40 no softwares running in the background I reinstalled windows to see if there's any malware/software that is causing the problem but there is none ...
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one of two GPU fans won't spin

There are 2 fans on my AMD Radon HD 7900 and one of them is working fine (spinning permanently). The other one spins for a second when booting the PC but then it stops. I tried setting fan speed ...
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wiring of large number of fans

I want to bring power to 8 power-hungry PWM (4pin) PC fans. The manual for the motherboard specifies max power delivery of fan connection of 1A. There is just one "chassis" connection, the ...
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What is the current limit for each individual fan port on a Fatal1ty B450 Gaming-ITX Asrock motherboard?

I'm building a 1U PC using the motherboard specified in the question. I want as much airflow as I can get in such a thin case. I have room for 3 40x40x28mm fans and the highest CFM fans I can find ...
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How to debug and trace supposed HP Proliant ML310 G5 fan errors?

The core question here: I inherited this server and was told the CPU fan is faulty, but even without the CPU fan connected the machine shows errors. So I am thinking this is related to the fan ...
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Is my fan running constantly dangerous?

My CPU can be at 2% with a CPU temperature of 30° and the fan is still running. The fan speed is usually between 1700 and 1800 (1800 is shown at max fan speed). My laptop is only a few months old and ...
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How to make your computer fan quieter during voice/video calls without headphones?

Wearing headphones is an obvious solution to a noisy computer fan, since it takes the microphone much further away from the fan. Turning off unnecessary applications is another way to help reduce ...
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My laptop fan is making a rattling sound [duplicate]

so 2 weeks ago I heard this very very loud rattling fan noise and the next day I opened my laptop and used some compressed air 1 week later the sound returned but it fixed itself somehow now today I ...
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Heatsink near fan doesn't even warm

I have an issue with my laptop, it's always overheat, I have already clean the area of the processor and heatsink that will be the place where I put the thermal paste, before applying them, but ...
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Acer aspire 7 amd ryzen 5 Excessive fan noise

So I have a laptop that I've had since last year. It worked fine for about half a year now, but Yesterday morning when I started it up, after a while the fan went crazy my whole desk was vibrating. I ...
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How to silence very loud stock Wraith Prism cooler?

I have a PC setup with an AMD 2700X Ryzen CPU with its stock Wraith Prism CPU cooler on a MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC. My issue is the cooler is very loud as it appears to run at full throttle even ...
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Will my possibly dust-filled fan affect my computer soon?

Recently my fans have been running constantly at a quite low but audible volume (a volume that I am willing to put up with). I have a HP 14-cf2000 Laptop PC. The noise is the fan spinning but s ...
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Tower Migration: cpu_fan error

I am moving my hardware to a new tower. Machine is not booting up because of the cpu fan error. I can see all the fans are physically on on the machine. I can see on the motherboard that the fans are ...
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lenovo y510p - black screen and loud fan while booting

I have 2013 Lenovo y510p. For couple of weeks I encounter weird problem while launching it (always first launch of the day in the morning, later it appears to be more random). When I press ON button ...
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Laptop fan speed with strange behaviour

I have had a N550JV Asus laptop for more than 6 years. Recently I noticed the fan speed noise increase without any reason, the CPU activity is normal and the system has been checked for any probable ...
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“System” process at >10% CPU when not using computer

If I step away from my laptop, after a few minutes, I'll often hear the fans spin up. I was wondering what process might be doing this so I left Task Manager open. Here's what I noticed was at the top ...
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What s the name of that 6 pin fan connector?

I m having a special system fan type in my computer which is very noisy (between 60 to 75 Db with vendor provided fans). But if nothing is plugged on it the computer refuse to run. Here a what the ...
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Dell Precision 7520 GPU fan going ON OFF ON OFF

My dell 7520 (out of warranty), 3 months ago I started getting this weird on off pattern for my GPU fan. One dude helped me, temporarily, now it started again after 1 month! is buying a new fans gonna ...
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I dont know if my fan broken or thermal sensor is dying

Yesterday, everything still worked fine, my laptop running 24/7. Today CPU temp going 80 to 100C (normal is around 50-65C), so i know my fan is not spinning at all. But Windows is not crashed yet by ...
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Gigabyte b460 pro ac i5 10500

Hey I'm having a problem the fan on my cpu is pretty loud im only on vlc and my fan speed is 3479 ram cpu is 34 degrees so not pretty cool when I open chrome or any other app on my phone my cpu fan ...
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Laptop fan control through Embedded Controller or ACPI

I've been trying to control the fan of my Lenovo Yoga 910-13IKB laptop(Windows 10) to avoid thermal throttling(I already undervolted the CPU and GPU). To achieve this I need to find a way of modifying ...
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How can I control the fan settings of my convertible HP Spectre x360 i7

I have the latest Windows version installed. My Spectre x360 gets heated and the fans doesn't start cooling it only after it gets overheated. I enabled the BIOS setting "Fans are always on". ...
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Fan noise at startup on Lenovo Thinkpad E14 laptop after BIOS update

I just updated my BIOS on brand new Lenovo Thinkpad E14 laptop and then I start hearing loud fan noise at startup? What is the issue? I have never even heard fan kick in on this laptop till today ...
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What's the name of the tape used on laptop heat sinks?

I recently swapped my laptop's fan with a new one...I used a glue stick to glue back the tape on the new fan...However, I am not really sure if the glue stick can withstand heat or if it doesn't dry ...
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How to change colors in Montech Tower fans?

I built a gaming PC with tower from Montech How can I change colors for the tower fans? I can only get red and green lights? I know these are static colors but how can I get it to be rainbow colors? ...
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Laptop Making rattling/vibrating noise

My laptop is making rattling/vibrating noises intermittently. If I constantly tap/hit a point on my laptop just to the right of my trackpad (that's where the noise seems to be coming from, but it's ...
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What screwdriver do I need to remove the fans inside an Acer Nitro 5 AN515-42-R5ED laptop?

I’m not really tech savy, but I need a screwdriver to unscrew my fans and hard drive and I am not too sure what screwdriver I need. This is something I want to unscrew to re-apply the thermal flash ...
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GPU EVGA XC 2070 Super fans doesn't spin at idle

Just finished building my new PC, with a graphics card EVGA XC 2070 Super, and noticed that at idle, the GPU fans does not spin. With temperatures of about 47-50C. They do spin while booting, so I ...
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Can't control my GPU fan speed

I started using Manjaro KDE a year ago (got bored of win updates) and i mostly use it for browsing the internet, documents edit etc... I just purchased some new parts and i have this weird problem ...
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Is my laptop fan spinning slowly? It gets so hot and doesn't perform well

I have a acer V3-571G laptop with 2GB GPU and a corei7 CPU and 2x 4GB ram. I bought it about 8 years ago. It's been about 2 years that I think my laptop gets hot more than normal. I gave my laptop to ...
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Intel Xeon CPU is running low but clock frequency is up 100%+

I've got a strange problem with my new Windows 10 computer. I recently bought a laptop workstation with Intel Xeon Chip E series. When I did the first boot the fan started spinning loud and then ...
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Laptop overheating

Okay so, I have a acer nitro 5 (that's all I know) intel core i5 processor, and a nvidia gtx 1050. Now, I have this laptop for 2 years now, and recently, yes only recently, I have noticed that the ...
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Can I a buy a new PC with minimal fan noise?

I currently own a Lenovo Yoga 710 with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 with 8 GB RAM. However, the fan inside this laptop is constantly on and is loud. Even if I just open a simple application like ...

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