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Cpu overheating I cleaned my case and fans a few days ago now i notice the fan rpm are not speeding up when i got a load on the system. Its a p4 3 gig proccesor and the cpu temps are getting into the 90c marks can u help?

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Re: cpu overheating

It is possible that dust got lodged into the fan bearing area. Remove the fan again and inspect the area where the fan spins with a magnifying glass. You may need to use compressed air to get the dust out. This may be followed by lubricating it with special oil or grease.

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They are low cost devices and replacement is the only way to go.

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Try loading and using a program called speedfan to control your fan speed if that is appropriate. This can also show you your CPU temperature (if you can figure it out). Core Temp can show you temperature of modern CPUs, amongst others.
Otherwise try cleaning you CPU of dust - search the internet as to how to this safely.

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Try loading and using a program called speedfan to control your fan speed if that is appropriate. This can also show you your CPU temperature (if you can figure it out). Core Temp can show you temperature of modern CPUs, amongst others.
Otherwise try cleaning you CPU of dust - search the internet as to how to this safely.

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One of the two fans is running slower ,is this normal ??.(intake fan)

Yes that is fine. Your motherboard controls the speed of fans connected to its case, cpu pinouts. Fans have ratings as well and default RPM specs that determine their speed.
Not to worry as long as the fans are turning you should be ok. If you are uneasy, fans are really cheap to buy. (9-$18) is all you need to pay for one.
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I am using a Dell Dimension C521 Desktop and the other day I noticed the fan started constantly entering a cycle where it would kick into high speed and then slow down again every 2 minutes. After trying...

The fans change speed depending on the temperature the sensors detect.
Give your machine a thourough cleaning.
The CPU sensor is usually located under the CPU if it's loaded with dust it may think it's hotter then need be and kicks the fan up.

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In my hp 61020 mt destop am facing the fan speed and noise is too high....any solution to this....

It may be just that the fan needs to be replaced.

More likely is that the computer cpu is overheating and the motherboard is ramping up the cpu fan speed to try to cool it, hence the high fan speed and consequent noise. This usually happens when the heat sink is clogged with a lot of dust. It could just be that the fan heat sink came loose.

It may be that it's just a noisy fan, in which case replace it with one that doesn't make as much noise.

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My sony laptop computer has big noise when the fan start.

Hi there,

It is normal for the computer to do this. When an application you are running makes greater use of the CPU, memory, video card, and disk drives, power consumption increases, and the fan either kicks up in speed or turns on. If the sound is annoying, you may be able to reduce the fan cycles by cleaning the dust out of the computer case.

Get a can or two of Dust-Air or a similar product.

Open the case of your computer by removing the screws on the back. Some computer cases have easy-open latches, so you may not need tools. Use a vacuum cleaner to get the bigger dust bunnies out of the case, then use the Dust-air to blow out all of the nooks and crannies. Make sure to blow out the heat sink for the CPU; the vanes tend to clog with dust. Blow off the vanes of all the cooling fans, too. There will be one on the CPU, and probably a few others, e.g., most video cards have their own fans and heat sinks now.

Replacing the case fan with a quieter model, such as a Vantec, can also help:

Computer makers build systems with the cheapest parts they can get their hands on, and if you're handy, it's worthwhile upgrading.

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I have a HP Media Center M370N 160GB HDD that I took to a computer repair shop. They replace the coolong fan with Delta Electronic Model Aso912L DC Bushless fan. I took it home and it worked for a couple...

Sounds to me like you could have a couple of possible problems.

First and most importantly would be to make sure that your cpu fan is clean and running. This is the fan that is located on the large heat sink on the mother board. A lot of times, especially on older systems, this fan and heatsink will get covered with dust and almost always cause an overtemp fault. Usually blowing this out with electronics cleaner will rectify this but if it has been like that for a while you may need to replace the cpu fan. Most electronics stores will sell these fairly cheap.

Your other problem may be that you need to purchase another case fan to cool the cpu more effectively. Generally though most premade systems come with enough fans.

Also you may need a new fan for the one that he replaced. It sounds to me like you may have a bad connector either on the replacement fan or the power supply wire. A real easy way to tell is to wiggle the wires a little bit. If your fan speed fluctuates odds are you've got a loose connection. It can appear to be fine but sometimes those wires on the molex connectors come loose and make don't make good contact. When that happens it may work fine for a few minutes, but then the first time that you get vibrations it stops working.

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I have a sony vaio a230, and the cpu fan is not working at all, is that okay? the system performance is good, and evreything works fine. Thank you,

No its not good, sooner or later your cpu will burn up. It may be working and you may not notice anything but the cpu is getting overheated.
I sugest you get that fan replaced AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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Sounds like either the PSU or a part (CPU) on the motherboard overheated and fried.
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