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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trying to find compatible model Heatsink/Fan [closed]

The fan in my slimline 260-p026 is failing. I want to replace the heatsink fan unit. I found the part number 858654-001. This is not available from HP to order. I found it on 1 web site out of stock ...
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GPU not recognized anymore

BIG EDIT 2: Ok so after more fiddling around I replaced the RTX 2080 with a GTX 760. Sometimes the MB beeps sometimes it doesn't, but now, when it doesn't I actually get a video feed and an error ...
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Laptop running at max speed when idling? But the fan works fine during gaming

I have an Asus ROG laptop, I have this issue for a while now, thinking it was a problem windows update. But I did not create a restore point so I couldn't restore. As the title has suggested, the ...
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Is this normal? CPU temperature at under 60C but fans running extremely high?

I'm running Bootcamp on a MacBook Pro16" with the highest-end CPU/GPU, and I'm finding it runs the fans up a lot; maybe it's also running extremely hot, but under 60C doesn't sound too bad. This ...
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Computer not powering on, only short PSU fan spin and short GPU LEDs powering on

I've replaced my CPU fan on my desktop PC yesterday and got it to a point where it was working fine afterwards. Now I have just moved the desktop from the floor back to its location and it won't power ...
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2 x 2080TI GPU cards next to each other

I have two GPUs next to each other, they are 2080TIs which are VERY thick, each is double the width of a regular card (take up two slots each). Problem is there is basically no space between them, ...
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How to measure/interpret temperature of computer and what should it be at?

I have installed SpeedFan but don't fully understand how to use it. Here is a read out of what I get... I'm guessing the fire icon means the unit is too hot? It's unfortunate the CPU heat sink was ...
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Immense noise from fan and disk and 1962 error on a Lenovo ThinkCentre desktop

I was getting a 1962 error from few days on my ThinkCentre desktop. I ran a 14-hour disk check. There was not a single bad sector found. But some how I can boot in many attempts. I also installed to ...
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PC shutdowns due to slow CPU fan?

I am stuck in a weird problem. The CPU fan just works fine when I start my PC. But after sometime maybe half an hour the CPU fan runs extremely slow like for example it goes from (RPM 5000 to 150). ...
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Fan and power lights remain turned on after shutting down PC

When I shut down my computer, the screen goes black as normal, but the power light remains turned on, and the fan doesn't stop. If I hold down the power button for 4 seconds, it turns off, but I ...
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Fan always running and awkward freeze issues

I have Ubuntu Budgie installed, and due to some perma-freeze issues I think I disabled my video card (?), but now I have a new problem. My fan is always running, even though the core is quite cool: ...
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Uncontrollable CPU Fan in Ubuntu and UEFI firmware

The speed of my CPU fan it's out of control, going to the fastest speed and lowest without any reason. I have tried the following without success: Changing fan speed in UEFI settings and setting ...
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Why does fan speed increase when connecting to wifi?

I have noticed that whenever my laptop is connecting to a wifi connection, fan speed momentarily increases. After I enter the wifi password and the computer connects successfully, the fan speed ...
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Fans go to max without CPU stress in Arch Linux

My fans run very fast sometimes when I play media in Firefox (music, videos, video streams); sometimes even a notification sound from social media sites is enough. It does not always happen but it ...
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How to set fan profiles in a Gigabyte G291 server?

I have a server (Gigabyte G291-281), and I'd like to change the fan profile to make the fans work in a constant speed instead of throttling back and forth between low and high speeds. When I access ...
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GPU's fan starts spinning then restart every few second or so

I own a Nvidia GTX 960 mini. The GPU is working as expected but the fan is doing a strange thing. Every few seconds or so, the fan runs then restart. Start. Stop. Start. Stop. Looping constantly. Here ...
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IBM X3850 X5 disconnect noisy fan, running GPU externally. Motherboard checks they are running

Should start with a caveat, I am a home user who came by an old server for tinkering with so this is not in a commercial setting. I have a very very noisy set of two Nidec Ultraflow 40mm x 56 mm fan ...
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How to decrease the RPM of laptop FAN

I've got an Asus Laptop, in idle mode the fan reach 2300 - 2600 RPM and makes an annoying noise, I did not run any program or game to make the fan runs all that way. I thought the issue was the ...
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Fan runs at 100% [Linux & Windows]

I've got an Asus Laptop X550JK, for some reason, when I try to install programs or updates, I notice the Fan runs at 100% (2800 RPM) and makes noise. with sensors command, I get this in IDLE mode (no ...
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CPU overheating?

I have a Dell 5820 running Ubuntu Server 18.04 with SGE installed. I have a queue set up for 20 slots which I fill with 20 jobs running at the same time. % CPU goes up to about 70% and I have 128GB so ...
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Can you add a fan control unit to a system with no fan control?

Background: I have a new-to-me NAS. The chassis fan is exceedingly loud for the room it is in and is always at full speed. The motherboard chassis fan (CHAFAN1) socket has three pins. The plug that ...
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Optimizing airflow with rear fan in a watercooled system

So I've got a straightforward build: two fans drawing in air from the front, two fans exhausting air through a radiator on the top, and a spare fan I'm considering mounting in the rear of the unit. ...
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trying to understand CPU fan behavior

I have Dell 5820 with Ubuntu server 18.04 installed. I have two test scripts that stress the CPU in similar ways (using the stress program) and should trigger CPU fan RPM to go up. However, while CPU ...
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What could cause a PC to wake up with blank screen, fan at full speed?

I have an HTPC build which uses the MSI G41TM-E43 motherboard with an Intel C2Q processor with 4GB RAM. https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/G41TME43#down-manual About a week ago, I noticed the ...
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How to reset BIOS F.60 on HP Laptop 15-bs111ur?

A couple of months ago I updated BIOS of my HP Laptop 15-bs111ur on F.60. I am sure that I downloaded F.60 from the official website. Around the same time, after BIOS upgrading I started to hear loud ...
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Laptop fan stays on even after shutdown

I have an HP laptop, model number 15ay516tx, which runs Windows 10. Lately, I have noticed that even if I turn off the laptop using the GUI, the fan remains on while the power LED is off. When I turn ...
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Can I use a 3-pin to 4-pin extension and be able to control the speed?

I have a case fans thats 3-pin if i add a PWM 4-pin extension cable to the 3-pin fans so that I can plug the 4-pin into my motherboard. Would I be able to control the RPM/Speed of the fans if I do it ...
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CPU Temperature suddenly to high

After I came back from holiday (computer was off for a few days). I startet my computer and run into this error message during boot: Photo of the error message during boot: Photo of BIOS information:...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 19.04 proccessor fan always on

I recenlty upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04, before the upgrade the fan speeds were normal and rarely got loud. After the upgrade the fan is always on. I searched for a fix and found out that sensors ouputs ...
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fan control setting works in bios but failed when get into windows10

3-pin case fan is connected on sys-fan3 pheader Fan speed is normal during boot or in bios. When it enter windows 10 , the case fan goes to 100% speed and it is so loud. How can I fix this? ...
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How to set a limit to the fans speed?

I have a laptop and it makes a lot of sound when there are many programs open. When I am in class this is very annoying. Is there a way I can set a limit to the fan's speed(CPU and GPU) and thus set ...
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Dell latitude 5590 fan noise and battery issue [closed]

I just bought a 'Like New' Dell Latitude 5590 laptop. I ran an initial diagnostics when I bought it, and everything seemed good. After a full battery charging, I realize that the battery can't last ...
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CPU fan is not switching on when OS is booted (Lenovo Flex 2 - 14 laptop)

I have a relatively old Lenovo Flex 2 - 14inch laptop, which I received as birthday gift from my wife in 2014. (I know its little old but its a Core i7 and has 8Gb Ram) The laptop was loyal to me ...
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Mac 600% CPU usage by java & heavy I/O use from deleted app

After downloading "MCreator" to start into coding again, I ran into heavy problems. A process called "java" is using 600% CPU constantly, fans are running at max. Please see the screenshots below: ...
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Is Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) a measure of life expectancy?

Does anyone know if MTBF (Meantime Between Failures) can be used to determine when a piece of computer hardware (CPU cooler, power supply, case fans, etc) will fail, thus requiring replacement? Or is ...
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I get CPU Fan Error when I turn on PC for the first time in the morning, then it works after restart

I got custom built PC one year ago and I only got CPU Fan Error when I first plugged it in or when there was a power outage, otherwise it booted normally. After one year I reinstalled Windows on my ...
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Fans start to power up but instantly die, over and over again - SpeedFan

I'm trying to create a curve for fan control using SpeedFan. Everything seemed to work perfectly until the fans suddenly wouldn't start spinning properly. The fans starts to power up for a few ...
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How exactly will the lifespan of my laptop computer decrease if I chose to remove the fan, for silence? [closed]

I would like to know what will happen in terms of negative effects if I remove the fan from my ULV-CPU (intel core i7-5600U) powered Thinkpad Laptop (T450s) which is running under ubuntu linux at the ...
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Wrong CPU temperature after Sleep?

I recently bought a new HP All-in-One 24-f1xx, everything was fine until i started playing Halo CE after turning the pc on from sleep; I noticed my PC fans were running faster than it normally does, I ...
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RAID fan is starting and stopping continuously

After a night with really hot temperature, the fan on what looks like a RAID box in our rack is starting and stopping going full speed to full stop continuously. Sometimes the preiod of full speed is ...
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Can't change the speed of chassis fans

I recently started my 3rd PC build and have never ran into this issue before. I have Rosewill Prism S-Black case and a ASRock AB350 PRO4 motherboard. For some reason I cannot control any of the 4 pre-...
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Replacing laptop internal fan with a cooler?

Is any way to get this to work and not overheat while playing Skyrim? Like, leave the bottom of the case off or something? This is the laptop I'm using, but with a SSD instead of a HD
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Should I be concerned about yellow blotches on thermal paste of Ryzen 2700 stock wraith CPU cooler?

I'm new to PC building and am building my first system. I chose to simplify things as much as possible and chose the Ryzen 2700 with an included wraith cooler with pre-applied thermal paste. This ...
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Need to make a 2 wire 12v 5015 fan to 4 wire for laptop

So i'm looking forward to replace the motor of my dead 4 wire 12v laptop fans with the motor of 2 wire 12v 5015 fans as shown in the link below https://robu.in/product/he3d-3d-printer-accessories-5015-...
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Severe thermal throttling unsure what the cause is

So awhile back I swapped out my hard drive and ram in my laptop and immediatly after I noticed my pc was running insanely slow after a lot of troubleshooting I found that prochot was throttling my cpu ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5565 Completely Unresponsive

One evening I was utilizing my computer as usual (though it should be noted that there were no circumstances from which I could obtain a virus) when after about two hours of use, the fan began to run ...
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Dell PowerEdge T310 Fan Noise Reduction

I'm working with a Dell PowerEdge T310 that's terribly loud. Unfortunately I'm in a situation where I need to install it into an office with people working. According to this thread it seems as though ...
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Fan Location Choice on HP ZBook Studio G3

The following picture hows the underside of the HP ZBook Studio G3: You can see the two fans, one below the windows logo and the other on the same level on the left side of the notebook. There are no ...
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Laptop fan stops working whenever I move the laptop

Ok so I'm not sure if this question exactly belongs here but I guess it does causes it's hardware related. So my laptop fan runs normally whenever it is idle, but whenever I move it, the fans stops ...
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What might cause a laptop's fans to run at full speed intermittently that is not heat or dust?

I have an Asus laptop that, when I first power it on, the fans gradually ramp up to maximum speed and then stay there until it is shut down. If the laptop is shut down and then immediately powered ...

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