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Controlling the fan speed of a laptop

XGenius

Power User
Messages
88
#1
I was wondering, does anyone know how to manage a laptop's fans? I try to keep my laptop running at full speed (max power setting) and it sometimes gets quite hot, but I'm not sure if the fan is going at top speed. So, any help?
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP Compaq Presario C700
    CPU
    Intel Pentium Dual Core T2370
    Motherboard
    HP 30D9
    Memory
    2GB 677Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    WDC WD1200BEVS-60UST0

ilikefree

Vista Guru
Gold Member
Messages
2,877
Location
New Zealand
#2

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo Thinkpad T400
    CPU
    Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53GHz
    Motherboard
    LENOVO 64734VM
    Memory
    2.00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 531MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15 inch
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    1x 180GB Intel 530 series SSD
    1 x 120GB Hitachi 5400rmp
    1 x 650GB Western Digital Elements 5400rpm
    1x 1Tb Western Digital Elements 5400rpm
    Internet Speed
    Medium for New Zealand
    Other Info
    Weakest part of my computer is the graphics chipset.
    Only ever used a laptop.
    Also use USB Freeview TV Card
    Lenovo Docking Station
    External Speakers
    Other bits a pieces as needed

XGenius

Power User
Messages
88
#3
I have it too, but I haven't figured out how to use it.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    HP Compaq Presario C700
    CPU
    Intel Pentium Dual Core T2370
    Motherboard
    HP 30D9
    Memory
    2GB 677Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    WDC WD1200BEVS-60UST0

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