Questions tagged [speedfan]

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

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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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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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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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Fans not working on Asus X555LJ

as of yesterday or so my laptop's fans stopped working with no apparent reason. This is what appears on SpeedFan: Open Hardware Monitor: I also have an error on SpeedFan that I don't know the ...
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Is it possible to override fan control settings directly through REGEDIT?

I have a Dell Latitude e6420 and the fan noise is driving me crazy. I took the entire fan assembly apart and it is clean as a whistle, but still making obnoxiously loud noise regularly. I believe ...
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New laptop fan won't compensate for heat increase

I recently replaced my laptop fan because it was rattling, but the new fan does not seem to accelerate when I'm in game or doing any other power hungry tasks. My laptop is a MSI GE60. This makes the ...
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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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Laptop Windows 10 noisy fan constantly running

I have been having an issue with my Laptop fan constantly running @ high speed creating an unbearable noise that is making it hard to work. My processor is almost at idle when this happens only ...
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Do I need a second (non-CPU) fan in my system?

I have a mini-tower desktop PC containing (primarily) a MicroATX motherboard, 2 HDDs (2TB AND 3TB), one SSD, and one non-stock CPU fan (Arctic Cooler 11 LP). I've always felt this was sufficient, but ...
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SpeedFan suddenly stops being able to detect controllers and sensors mid game

so I'm playing games on my PC and I have some fan control setup using SpeedFan for my PWM fans which usually works really nice. However, the other day my game wasn't running so smoothly and I saw that ...
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Controlling fan speed with Windows without additional programs

This is clearly a duplicate of at least five question with almost the same title of mine. However I tried all the free programs in the respective answers and none of them worked for me. For this ...
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SpeedFan shows ridiculous numbers for Temp2 and Temp3

I have the Dell XPS 15 (9550). I have recently noticed that my fans seem to be running constantly, so I ran SpeedFan to see if I could figure out why. Can anybody explain what these numbers mean, and ...
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How can I make my computer fans less noisey

I got this PC from overclockers: "Titan Envy M DC" Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.4GHz Overclocked Nvidia GeForce Gaming PC MSI GeForce GTX 760 OC Gaming Edition 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card ...
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Are the temperature and fan speed normal in my laptop?

My laptop is HP Pavilion DV6-6b51ea. The laptop is around 5 years 10 months old. Configuration: Intel Core i5 2430M 2.40 GHz 6 GB RAM x64 based processor ATI Radeon HD 6490M gpu Intel HD 3000 ...
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How to spin up the fan on hp presario cq without disabling the keyboard and mousepad?

This is the model of the laptop - cq56-120sq Currently the only way for me to max out the fan to 100% is partially running the bios update obtainable from the hp support page - unfortunately this ...
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What does SpeedFan's 'Automatic fan speed' option do?

What does Speedfan's Automatic fan speed option do? I don't notice any immediately difference when it's checked or unchecked. Does unchecking it mean I can manually change the speed of my fan?
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GPU temperature sensor dropping randomly

I have an AMD Radeon HD 6900 series graphics card, when not playing games the temperature will be reading anywhere from around 40c - 50c. But when playing games, the correct reading of the ...
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SpeedFan keeps my computer from hibernating

I want to do a batch script that will hibernate my PC everyday at 2AM. The script itself is working but the thing is that SpeedFan, a fan speed controller software keeps my computer from hibernating. ...
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Laptop fan turns off and on while doing nothing

So I brought a laptop couple of months ago. And it was functioning fine. however, I noticed the fan just got a little bit louder. Basically you can hear it in a quite room, when I first bought I ...
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Control fans speed relative to higher temperature

Hi guys:)I want to control my fans' speed relative to the higher temperature that a component has in the pc.Is it possible to do?Is it a good idea?
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Windows Task Scheduler, run task if task isn't running?

How do I ensure a task is running all the time? I use speedfan to control my fans and on occasion it crashes or it needs to be restarted. If I manually quit speedfan because it isn't working ...
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Crazy CPU fan runs at ~5500rpm while temp is OK

A single picture is worth a thousand words: AMD FX-4300 is my CPU, Windows 7 is my OS, my Motherboard is a ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0. Why are the RPM at such a high level?
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Will These Temps Cause System Damage

I have a AMD FX8350 4.00GHZ processor and speedfan shows these as my temps. Temp1 shows a flame beside it, but I know those are "default" settings. All I am doing is using Handbrake to convert an ....
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Unable to control one fan with SpeedFan

In my pc, I have 4 fans: CPU, Chassis 1, 2, and 3. I can control all of the fans, except Chassis 1. However, all of the Chassis fans are identical. So my question is, why am I unable to control fan 1? ...
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Make old icon disappear from system tray automatically after SpeedFan restarts

@echo off taskkill /F /T /IM speedfan.exe start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe" cls exit I use the above commands in a .bat file to restart SpeedFan automatically each time after ...
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Arch Linux: Cannot control fan speed

I just installed arch linux on my laptop and I noticed that my fans are full speed all the time so I tried to fix that. I followed the wiki guide here but I am stuck because everytime I run sensors I ...
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Macbook Mid2014 El Capitan Fan stop working from time to time?

I did a fresh installation with thumb drive. The fan works fine on restart, but suddenly stops after a while. I tried resetting SCM but not working. I also tried to use scmFanControl, not working as ...
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How to stop fan from revving?

My colleague is using a Fujitsu Esprimo E900 (VFY:E0900PXG11NL) desktop PC that revs its fan every couple of minutes when a CPU core hits 70 degrees Celsius according to SpeedFan 4.51. Enabling "...
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Speedfan - Fan goes to 100% when CPU < 50°C for no apparent reason

ok so my two Front fans (sucking air into the case) are REALLY loud at 100%, so I want to put them to constant 40% which has the same cooling effect (on cpu) as 100% but is way quieter. So as soon as ...
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CPU is hot and CPU fan making very many RPMs and much noise. (CPU fan not listed in speedfan)

On Saturday I replaced the motherboard of my computer because my old motherboard wasn't working anymore. Everything went well, and after some tries my PC was booting and working! I noticed the CPU fan ...
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Control fan speed under linux without nvidia drivers

I have quemu-kvm configuration like this - IGP on host (linux) and Nvidia on guest (windows). I blacklist nvidia drivers under linux (arch dist.). Is there a way to set GPU fan speed under linux (it'...
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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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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 my goal to make my tower as silent as possible. My CPU is the Intel i5 2500k and even at 0% in SpeedFan, I still have 850 RPM. For normal office work I think this ...
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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 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 window ...
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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: C:\...
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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?