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Notebook fan control?

Discussion in 'Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades' started by NotebookAholist, Aug 14, 2007.

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  1. NotebookAholist

    NotebookAholist Newbie

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    Hi,

    Does anyone know if there´s a program that can be used to control notebook fan speeds? Asus A6JA runs extremely hot long before the fan even starts to blow so it would be nice to manually make it work earlier.

    Thanks for all the info in this!
     
  2. revogsx

    revogsx Notebook Guru

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    yup.. i'm using it right now on my asus a6ja
    search for SPEEDFAN
     
  3. someone777

    someone777 Notebook Evangelist

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    You can use Speedfan
    but other product i heard of ppl using it is Notebook Hardware Control.
     
  4. Amol

    Amol APH! NBR Reviewer

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    I think you can also try Rivatuner. Read this guide:

    mosey mosey
     
  5. Anadhi

    Anadhi Notebook Consultant

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    hey guys, does speedfan and nhc automatically detect the fans? I have installed both and I still have no clue to increase the speed of my fan or to detect them using both programs.
     
  6. flipfire

    flipfire Moderately Boss Super Moderator

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    You can only change the fan speed on certain notebooks. The fan algorithm is hard coded into the BIOS.
     
  7. Anadhi

    Anadhi Notebook Consultant

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    Oh no, I have checked my bios, and it seems it doesn't support fan control at all -_-
     
  8. Tusin

    Tusin Notebook Evangelist

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    Maybe see if there is a bios update for your laptop? My old HP DV6000t (just got a M1530 but it is probably the same thing), fan speed would change between the different bioses.
     
  9. flipfire

    flipfire Moderately Boss Super Moderator

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    different bios's may alter the fan algorithm.. but he wants to have customised control of the fans.

    you can do it with i8kfangui on dell notebooks
     
  10. anarky321

    anarky321 Notebook Deity

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    i use this for my overclocked vostro 1500 ...works great; you can set custom fan speed points
     
  11. eleron911

    eleron911 HighSpeedFreak

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    For the record, clevo m57rus, hp nx9420 , dell 1501 and hp pavilion 9 series`s fans cannot be controlled by software... :(
     
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