View Full Version : Fans constantly on max

07-02-2012, 12:34 PM
Hi Hi,

I had a quick look on the site, but everything seems to be aimed at ppl whose fans aren't appearing to be runnning.

I have the opposite problem, no matter which power setting I choose (using the button next to the on/off switch) my fans are running full bore.

Proving to be quite annoying (not to me, but to the Mrs lol)

Any ideas?

07-02-2012, 12:44 PM
Load up HWINFO64 and report your CPU and GPU fan speeds at idle (no other programs running).

07-02-2012, 12:49 PM
CPU: 4107rpm
GPU: 3809rpm

system at idle


07-02-2012, 01:04 PM
That is maxed out... What are your CPU and GPU temperatures at idle?

What model# laptop is this and how long have you owned it?

Try entering the BIOS (F2 at the ASUS splash screen), then Load Optimized Defaults, and Save & Exit.

07-02-2012, 01:12 PM
CPU is 33 and GPU is 29

Not sure which model I have lol... only picked it up last Friday.

Optimized defaults didn't make a change.

It's blowing heaps of cold air out the back.


07-02-2012, 01:17 PM
Take it back to the retailer and exchange it for a new laptop. Your laptop is defective. Idle fan speeds at those temperatures should be ~2100 RPM.

07-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Got it back with a note basically saying no fault found.

Funny thing is that it's now running whisper-quiet. Go figure.

07-16-2012, 07:05 AM
Sounds like it was an easy fix but they just didn't want to admit that there was an issue....