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Best program to monitor laptop temps and adjust fan speeds etc.

Discussion in 'Windows OS and Software' started by pcteck, Dec 30, 2007.

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  1. pcteck

    pcteck Notebook Enthusiast

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    hi guys i need help monitoring my laptop it runs fairly hot when i play games i need something to see if my temps are to high and if the fans are working as they should i have an acer 5920g
     
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    Johnny T Forum Moderator Super Moderator

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    ntunes and Notebook hardware control are very good softwares that will suit your needs :)
     
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    crash NBR Assassin Super Moderator

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    RivaTuner 2.06. I use it to monitor my temps and it has fan controls, although I've never used them.
     
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    Johnny T Forum Moderator Super Moderator

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    ?!?!?! why did i write ntunes!?!? I meant to say Rivatuner LOL! Speed fan is another option.
     
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    n0elia Come on Haswell...

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    NHC is not yet Santa Rosa compatible!
     
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    Johnny T Forum Moderator Super Moderator

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    ummm yes it is...you can monitor temp but you cant undervolt.
     
  7. pcteck

    pcteck Notebook Enthusiast

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    ty all for responding .
    ok i download the rivatuner and installed it only prob is it says the driver i have is not yet tested i have whql drivers i downloaded to get the hd dvd working cause the 16925 drivers from http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/forum/
    doesnt play hd dvd ,
    I can see the overclock options but no fan speed adjustments option seen in the tuturals ...
    is there another program to play with the fan speeds on the cpu and gpu?

    johnny where do i get Notebook hardware control from?
     
  8. Tim

    Tim Notebook Virtuoso

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    Here is a link to Notebook Hardware Control.
    Tim
     
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    soldier0316 Notebook Evangelist

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    I use coretemp to monitor my temps and speedfan to adjust the fan speed.
     
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    crash NBR Assassin Super Moderator

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    There is basic fan control under "Low level system settings". See pics for location.
     

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    pcteck Notebook Enthusiast

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    ty tim for the link and ty all for your help ill try those.

    hi crash i get the nvstrap driver settings but no fan settings like u showed i think its the whql drivers im running thats making it not work i need these drivers to play hd dvd movies all other unofficial drivers are great for games but cause problems with hd dvd playback
     
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    crash NBR Assassin Super Moderator

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    Oh ok. Good luck :)
     
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