Forum discussion tagged with Fans.
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    Not detecting CPU or GPU in BIOS/UEFI and no Fan RPM detected

    Hello, I am having an issue with my computer not detecting my CPU or GPU fans, whenever the fans ramp up my computer starts to make this obnoxiously loud beeping sound, then when the fans stop the beeping stops. And I know it's not an overheating issue, the CPU doesn't get above 70C on load and...
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    Can I swap out the GPU and/or the CPU in the alienware 15?

    So I am thinking of getting the alienware 15( over the helios 300 because someone told me that I can swap out the GPU and the CPU in that model (and it is supposed to have a lot better cooling) Could...
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    MSI GE72 2QC Apache fan keeps turning on and off

    Hello. Last week one of my fans in MSI GE72 2QC Apache laptop started to make really loud noise and it turned out it had to be replaced. It was left fan which should be CPU. In the end I replaced both CPU and GPU fan. After I got the fans replaced I noticed that the new CPU fan turns on and...
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    Alienware m17x R3 fans not spinning

    My Alienware m17x R3 fans stopped spinning a few months ago, sometimes they spin up during the boot before going into the OS (Windows 10). I've opened it up before and looked at the vents and fan blades, they don't seem too dirty. I unplugged them both (the GPU and CPU fan) and plugged them back...
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    CPU fan stops after POST and system shutdown

    I have acquired a Alienware Area-51 M15X R1 for free as the owner didnt want it. The problem that I found is that upon startup, the CPU fan spins up fine, but after POST it stops. I replaced the motherboard today, and applied new thermal paste where needed. Although I believe the problem to be...
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    AlienwareM15X Cooling Concerns

    I have an Alienware M15X with 6GB ram, intel i5, and Nvidia GTX 260M, Windows 7 64bit Home edition I have it set up so that it's on a hard cover book that's the size of the laptop, with a smaller hard cover book on top of that book to tilt it upwards and allow the two bottom fans to disperse...