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What is the Best Fan Speed Software Control?

post #1 of 17
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I have a friend who had her case fan replaced with a Panaflo 92mm and the thing does a great job, but the rpm needs turned down. I will check out the BIOS, but if that proves no luck is there a software that can aid me in controlling the fan such as SpeedFan (that may be outdated or a better one out, but I have no idea as it has been a while)?

Thanks.
post #2 of 17
i don't know of another besides speedfan. you could also do a 7v or 5v mod on the fan to tone it down
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Rep +1... I use Speedfan too. You can get it HERE. Just click where it says " SpeedFan 4.45" in blue. Works for Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista and Windows 7. SpeedFan works fine on 64 bit too.

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post #4 of 17

An alternative to SpeedFan is to simply use the motherboard manufacturer's own fan speed utility.

 

All major mobo makers have their own fan controlling software (Asus has Fan Xpert, Gigabyte has EasyTune, MSI has Core Center...etc).

post #5 of 17
Yea i might have to switch to whatever Intel's fan controller is because my speedfan is acting up on one of my laptops. It wont open upon statup even though i have put it in the "Startup" folder and made sure it is checked in the "Boot" section of my msconfig. Weird... Oh and on top of that it shows my processor running at -49C, which i very highly doubt is the case since this is a laptop with no sort of extra cooling added to it (if that is even possible)
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post #6 of 17
I have speedfan but i dont know how to use it at all. I have been trying to find a different program besides speed fan.
post #7 of 17
I have speed fan but i don't know how to use it at all. And i need help with this same thing
post #8 of 17
This is a nice guide for Speedfan,

SPCR - SpeedFan: A Guide to Universal Motherboard Fan Control

Else search in youtube you will find some there also.
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post #9 of 17
I figured out how to use speedfan here is how: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crgDnjyfc2w

Hope this helps! smile.gif
post #10 of 17
I have always used Speedfan too. Pretty reliable controller. You can set it to start with Windows and set up profiles so everything is automatic. The cpu temps are always off for me though and some of the other features are outdated too. Its still the best one I know of.
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