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Nx9010 fan noise

I have a nx9010 - xp, 2.4 1gig_ how can i controle the fans, there seems to be a kick up and down on the speeds, i can not have the noise of the high speed in my work enviro people can hear anything but my airconditioner please help me , there is nothing in the bios or should there be? i looked all through the os - sue

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  • eyeswide99 Nov 13, 2008

    thank you all for the help, the issue is a desktop cpu in a laptop pc and i work as a personal care attendent in a in home setting over night my client can not deal with the fans so this hunk of compaq is going back on ebay and i will find a machine that is quiter any one with a recomendation about a silent lap top would be helpful

    thanks

    efz

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What your after is a software fan controller, it might be possible to find one but your fans spin for good reason. The cpu runs very hot in those laptops and needs sufficent cooling when its busy otherwise it will overheat. Something that might bring the need for the cooler down to a minimum is a Laptop cooler fan that has two large lo speed fans underneath your laptop to keep it cool. I found this:http://www.it247.com/Product/255-761345-75004-2/?channeltype=InternalPCCables&level1cat=Computers&keywords=255-761345-75004-2&prodid=255-761345-75004-2&level2cat=BareBonesPCs&campaign=froogle|internalpccables|-&utm_medium=InternalPCCables

sorry about the huge link. I would do some shopping around for an item like this.

Hope it helps

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

  • Peter Young Nov 13, 2008

    How much are you looking to spend? if your after second hand try and get "Centrino" in whatever laptop you want. It generally keeps cooler than the P4's but i dont know of an especcially quiet laptop. youle have to give it a good google.



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