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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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MSI laptop started stinking

My MSI MS-16P7 gaming laptop from 2018 started reeking of cigarettes weeks after upgrading it from 16 to 64 GB RAM, 256 GB to 1TB NVME, and 1TB HDD to 2TB SSD. I notice there are brown patches on the ...
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Temperature vs Power has strong positive correlation

So, I just bought super high RPM fan for my laptop, it's worked fine, it reduced temperature. I noticed multivariate time series real time graph between temperature and power that they have similarity ...
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CISCO UCSC-C220-M4S loud fan, power profile not respected

I recently purchased a used Cisco UCSC-C220-M4S at a reasonable price, which included a Tesla GPU. However, I discovered that the GPU model is not officially supported. Although it can still be ...
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Laptop fan runs in sleeping mode: Can anyone teach me how to set up my power plan?

My laptop fan never runs when on battery supply. But if I plug in power, then it will run sometimes. But when I leave laptop a few minutes without action, it will run loudly, and I know it has ...
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Loud whistle noise from aio fans under load

When under load such as when doing demanding tasks on my pc, my aio (Corsair H100x) fans make a really loud whistling noise. my CPU temps are still very good though, around sub 70 degrees celsius. ...
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Why does a 4 year old Lenovo Thinkpad laptop suddenly start to violently vibrate?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop about 4 year old. While using it, it suddenly starts to make noises and vibrate violently. We thought the issue was with the fan so we had the fan removed, cleaned and ...
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Setting coolbits on KDE Neon 5.27 goes wrong

I'm trying to set my KDE Neon 5.27's coolbits to 8 in order to gain manual fan control access using Green With Envy. Otherwise my laptop's fans are constantly firing loud even at stupidly low ...
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How to reset power settings on Windows 11?

On my company Lenovo L13 (i5-1145G7 2.60GHz, 16GB), the fan never stops, even when CPU temperature is just at 41C. It's been MONTHS of non-stop fan, nobody knows what is going on, I am getting mad. ...
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NVIDIA GPU fan error when card is idle for a while

I have a supermicro server with 7 NVIDIA RTX A5000 GPUs and one L40 GPU. The OS is Ubuntu 22.04. Everything works fine, I can run jobs for serveral days without problems. However, there is a very ...
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Can I wire an 8pin double case fan into 2 x 4pin fan headers, or USB?

I have 2 x Delta 92x38mm EFB0912HHE Triple Blade High Speed Case Fan - Sleeved, which both have 4 wires which are spliced into an 8-pin connector, but only using 6 of the pins (2 are sharing 2 wires ...
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GPU fan replacement (case fans)

I'm looking to replace a GPU fan shroud with two 120mm case fans due to recent fan failure. What interests me is: Are two 1000 RPM fans enough or should I use higher RPM fans? What would it possibly ...
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Laptop fan stopped working, but spins for one second after turning off PC

I have Dell Latitude 5840. Yesterday I pressed "o" on the keyboard to hard. I heard some scratching sound and then silence. Basicaly my fan stopped working. I tired some monitoring software ...
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0 RPM Fan speed (monitoring) but the fans are spinning

I would like to troubleshoot an issue that I came across. I recently checked "Armoury Crate" and saw that I have 0 fan rpms although the fans are spinning. Seems like a lot of people have ...
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How can I determine the correct hex address for a laptop fan control?

I have an HP Envy X360 (Model eu0043dx) with an AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPU. I have installed NBFC which is a fan control program. I need to configure NBFC with the correct fan control address for the ...
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HP DL360e gen8 - fans rev at 100% at all times

I want to install proxmox on this machine To do this, I need to disable the b320i raid controller (disks are not detected during installation), but when I did this, the fans start working at 100% all ...
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What is this noise on my computer

I recently have a strange noise coming from my laptop, I believe it's the fan so I opened and cleaned them but the noise remain. What is weird is that it doesn't always make sound. I was wondering if ...
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Blackscreen with GPU fans at max speed

Sympton: During some games, after 2-20 Minutes a black screen appears CS2, CS:GO, Anno 1800 suffer from blackscreen Did not get a single black screen playing hours of COD Sound is still playing in ...
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Intel NUC 11 (or newer) overheating

I have an intel NUC11TNHi7, overheating for no apparent reasons. CPU's temperature reaches 75++°C just on idle. I found a similar question about NUC7 overheating but it appears that the best answer (...
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How to control the fan speed on compact desktop HP Elite 8200 SFF?

I have some HP Elite 8200 SFF desktops that I plan to refurbish. These have two fans, one for the PSU and one for the CPU, which are quite loudy, as spinning at quite high speed and without ...
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How to set up a specific video card to be used by default in Windows?

I have two video cards in this laptop: Name: "Intel(R) UHD Graphics 630" DedicatedVideoMemory: 128.00 MB SharedSystemMemory: 24500.85 MB Name: "NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 with Max-Q Design&...
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How to get rid of the coolant fan noise in NVR

Hi I'm using the following NVR https://www.dahuasecurity.com/products/All-Products/Network-Recorders/Lite-Series/NVR4/L-Series/1HDD/NVR4108HS-4KS2/L But the fan is really noisy enough to disturb the ...
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Minisforum Mini PC - CPU fan starting to become loud

The unit is Minisforum DeskMini HM80, CPU: AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800U , 8 Cores/16 Threads. So the CPU fan is becoming quite loud, depending on the temperature. Measured temperature while in BIOS is 61C. Is ...
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Why do my fans spin loudly after a Windows OS restart?

Correct behavior: When I start my PC, the PC fans are almost immediately set to very quiet by the Gigabyte BIOS ("Smart Fan 6" feature). And once Windows starts, they're correctly controlled ...
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How to test laptop fan that doesn't start?

I have this old but still good laptop MSI gs60 2PE and the fans stop working. One simply didn't work anymore and the other started making horrible noise. I bought new ones, plug them. But nothing ...
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All fans in PC run except one case fan, PC turns on and off in a loop

I have 3 case fans, 2 of which are connected to the psu while the third is connected to the CPU_FAN on the motherboard. All of the fans plus CPU and GPU fans run fine except for the third case fan. ...
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What are the fan dimensions for EATON 5E 2000I USB UPS 2000VA/1200W

I would like to replace the fan because it's too noisy but I'm not sure what the dimensions are. It looks like a 50mm fan and I'm trying to find an accurate datasheet for the UPS or a service manual ...
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CPU fan makes strong noise when opening directories, small programs (like web browser) and when taking the computer out of sleep mode

I have a desktop PC with the CPU Intel I7-12700F, the CPU fan Zalman CNPS10X extreme, and Windows 11. In general the CPU fan is quiet and I don't hear it, but in these occasions I do hear strong noise:...
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Are Nettops silent (fanless)?

As Nettops are close, non-modular products, image evidence is lacking and from a bit of reading I got unclear data. Some models are clearly described as "fanless" but I can't generalize for ...
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High fan speed when touching the left underside of my laptop

Problem When i touch the left underside of the laptop the fan speed goes up drastically Other than in this situation, the fans almost never spin up (unless i run something like a 3d game or do heavy ...
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What happens if I used this internal fan with broken blade?

This is the fan of HP 15-da1xxx laptop with broken blade, what happens if I continue using it? P.S:The fan was already making cracking noise and car engine sound before the breakage of the blade, it ...
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How to sync AIO cooler to fan to motherboard

I am pretty new to hardware and I’m currently trying to connect my AIO cooler with my other fans to the motherboard but unfortunately when I tried to change the RGB color, the fans and the cooler are ...
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CPU running at 100 degrees is my CPU overclocked?

I bought a pre-built PC a couple of months ago. It's working well, but the fans can get very loud. Because of this, I thought I'd check the temperature using the Predator Sense bloat ware that came ...
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HP Laptop Fan bursts and then stops, trying to start but immediately puffing to an end

I have a hp pavillion dv6-7063sa bought in 2012 running windows 10 professional, so quite old now but running on an SSD so I get by. I've recently had an issue where the fan spins to max speed after a ...
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replaced bot laptop fans but will not post

Tried replacing my laptop fans (both cpu and gpu), after install laptop wont POST. troubleshooting done: removed battery reset CMOS reseat fans all done with both new fans installed and each fans ...
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Can I replace the larger fan in My Zotac NEN Steam Machine (ZBOX SN970)?

Context: I used to build/upgrade my own desktop computers, so I'm fairly comfortable inside a case, but haven't worked in a pre-built "mini" computer before. I have an old Zotac NEN Steam ...
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Can't import opvn file & fan Issue

I am using Fedora 37 and it was succesful installation no errors at all but all of the sudden. I hear my laptop making weird fan noises like it goes so fast then it return like normal. I don't see any ...
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How to overcome "System fan (90B)" error during startup on HP 240 G8

About a half year ago we bought dozen laptops HP 240 G8. Recently 3 of them, sometimes, started to show "System fan (90B)" error during startup. If i choose boot, the fan spins with full ...
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HP Zbook Windows 10. Fan runs on high speed when powered off. Unable to access BIOS. Tried F keys and boot to UEFI

Computer given as a Christmas present 5 days ago. Won't enter BIOS to access fan settings. Have tried all of the F keys and Esc key. Have gone to Recovery and told it to restart at UEFI Firmware ...
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AcePC AK2 power fan without fan connector

I have a ACEPC AK2 small computer and the fan works, but the terminal to the motherboard is destroyed. The entire terminal ripped of taking some of the pcb with it. Is there any where on the board ...
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Fans speeding up to max at regular intervals, leading to forced shutdowns

This is happening on a plugged in laptop, I know it's the fans because I have an SSD, at regular intervals the fan will go full throttle for like 15 seconds and then the system shuts down. I've ran ...
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How to set PROCHOT to 100°C on Dell G15?

In the Alienware Command Center program I have multiple thermal profiles that I can choose from. They are: Quiet Cool Balanced Performance The PROCHOT value is different across these profiles. With &...
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EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Fan Controls Malfunctioning (Precision X1)

I was looking for some help regarding my GTX 1080 Ti's software fan controls. Using EVGA Precision X1, I normally only get 1 or 2 fan sliders. I have the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW3, three fan model. First, ...
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What happens before and after the first and last fan curve control points in MSI Click Bios's fan speed control UI?

The BIOS for my new motherboard has an advance feature where you can set fan speed thresholds, so the fan will go faster if the CPU is hot and slower when it's not. This is neat, and I basically ...
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Asus BIOS resets to default configuration when the PC is rather cold

Since a few days (it's getting colder here) I have an annoying problem: When I power on my PC, it starts for a few seconds, then powers off to reboot with a verbose message screen saying "CPU Fan ...
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geforce 3050 RTX eagle 8g fan always at full speed

I just upgraded my wifes computer GPU. Installed the latest driver and the fan seems to be always at full speed. GPU-z does not see the fan speed and gives me 0 RPM. I downgraded driver by 1 version ...
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MacBook Pro fans loudly when disk is being used

My MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) fans extremely loudly when a large amount of disk operations are happening (such as downloading something). Although the computer is usually hot near the top ...
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Computer cpu usage drops to 0-5% seemingly randomly along with fan speed, causing apps and games to freeze and sometimes crash

technical difficulties here, from my recent searches i thing this is the appropriate place to look for help?. Computer CPU randomly drops to 0% along with the fan suddenly slowing down and going back ...
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Computer fails to boot - CPU Fan starts and stops with flashing yellow/red lights

Video of cpu fan Moved houses recently to an old house. Tried plugging in my PC and turning it on (video above) and it won't boot. No boot screen at all. I tried removing the gpu, SSD, and tried ...
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Win 10 laptop momentarily freezes, fans stop, and then resumes normally

I have a Dell Alienware 17 Laptop and it operates well, exept I've noticed over the last several days it will momentarily (about for about 1 second) randomly freeze and then resume total normal ...
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How to max out dell laptop internal fans without Alienware Command Center?

On my Dell G15 5511 SE laptop, the main operating system is Windows 11 but quite recently I decided to make a small partition to install Windows 10 on it and make a comparison of performance in terms ...
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