Originally Posted by Blast
I installed smcFanControl, however the settings won't stay applied to the fan. I will set the speed for, lets say 4500rpm, and the fan will spin up part way, but seconds later drop back down to the stock 3500 rpm. It does this no matter what speed I pick. Any advice?
SMC Fan control has been getting less reliable as time progresses. I would say uninstall and reinstall but I don't think that's going to fix it.
set SMC fan control back to default, reset the SMC then then try again