Cooling Issue and Questions - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-14-2005, 07:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 13
Default Cooling Issue and Questions

Hey everyone, couple of questions

It's pretty damn hot today, 93 degrees right now, and my pc sits in a room without an ac. I downloaded SpeedFan and checked my drives and cpu's temperatures, and I was amazed by a huge 55 degrees and a fire symbol. Upon doing so, I immediately unplugged my pc and carried it to an AC'ed room and let it cool for 1 1/2 hours. Just turned it on now and got Speed Fan going again.

Here's a screenshot of current info:

My fans started spinning just now pretty loudly and it's been spinning now for 5 minutes, I wonder if I should be worried? Thanks for any input.

XtoTam is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 07:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 821

Did they just get louder, or are they going faster? (Check the rpms with speedfan)

If they got louder without going faster, they could be wearing down. I had to replace my 120mm fan because first it got loud, then it started clicking, then it pretty much gave out. However, if they're going faster too, no worries. Remember also, that just because they get louder without going faster, does not mean they're going bad. Might just be the orientation of them or something too.

AMD Athlon 64 3000+ socket 939 @ 2.3 GHz
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum motherboard
EVGA GeForce 6800 GT
2 GB DDR 400 (PC 3200) (2 x 1 GB sticks) (Dual Channel)
DVD player and seperate DVD RW drive
Floppy Drive
80 GB Western Digital Hard Drive
500 watt power supply
Sound Blaster Audigy
Logitech 5.1 surround sound speakers
SAMSUNG SyncMaster 710T LCD monitor
Aspire X Navigator Case
Wayniac is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 07:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 13

The rpm for the first fan increases and decreases. The seond one too.
XtoTam is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 08:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 13

Ok I'm in the air conditioned room moved the whole pc. All temps are:

How do I make the last one go down? Help me! Fans are set to 100 and it's not lowering!
XtoTam is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:19 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.