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Laptop fan speed? 9600 gt at 60c idling!!!

post #1 of 13
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is their a way to increase the fan speed of my laptop manually cause the nvidia card is idleing at 60c and the ambiant temp is 22c but the fan speed is still on low.

Edit:its a Sony VAIO vgn-aw125j
post #2 of 13
Have you cleaned out the laptop recently?
post #3 of 13
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Have you cleaned out the laptop recently?
yep just got it today and cleaned it out
post #4 of 13
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should i take it apartand re-apply thermal compound(would like to try and avoid cause i can never get laptops put back together properly)
post #5 of 13
Would be a good idea I did and it knocked my temps down 10oc, need to re-do mine
post #6 of 13
cleaned out mine and redid TIM and knocked it down 10+ C
   
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I modified my cooler in my HP by removing that conductive foam pad and putting in an aluminum pad of the same thickness, and it dropped my idle temps by like 20 C. On my graphics. I also reapplied the tims, it was crappy tim for stock.

EDIT: It dropped the load by like 40-50C, so Id try doing what I did on my hp.
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post #8 of 13
It wont help because if its like my laptop, the heatsink is one large piece with copper tubes coming from all the big heat output chips. Mine idles at around maybe 58c and it has a 8400 GTS.

But changing the TIM didnt help very much as it took a couple degrees off. Plus i dont think sony did kind of a shabby job for the fan as it has one little fan, which looks like its maybe a 40mm fan turbine style.

But for the best i would have to say is if your laptop doesnt have seperate HSF for the cpu and gpu. That is why it idles so high nothing you can really do other then do this LINK LINK to drop cpu heat output with will help overall.

I have yet to under volt my laptop but i plan on it since I have it on my keyboard tray which is handy for me but gets hot in like the 60s just doing torrents
 
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post #9 of 13
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i re applied the thermal paste and last night it was idling at 47c but today its back up to 60c, the cpu is idling at 30c so its not going to go much lower. i dont know anything else to do but find a way to increase the speed of the fan, any idea of a program that can do that. cause their is no option in bios.
post #10 of 13
speedfan maybe? but i mean if youre idling at 30C you're fine, laptops can handle the heat pretty well, let the fan do it's own thing
   
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