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Windows 7: installed SSD fan running constantly

04 Jan 2014   #1
Bibbster

Windows 7 x64
 
 
installed SSD fan running constantly

Hi , i recently upgraded my laptops hard drive to a Samsung 840 evo 500GB SSD. Whilst i've noticed a massive improvement in performance there is one little annoyance , the fans on my laptop are constantly going on and off is there a way to combat this and is this a common problem ?


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04 Jan 2014   #2
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi Bibbster,

Not a common problem no, if anything after fitting a SSD the fans should come on less as a SSD gives off no heat at all compared to a regular spinner.

Did any bios settings change when you installed it? I would have a look in the bios to see if there are any settings for fans etc.
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04 Jan 2014   #3
Bibbster

Windows 7 x64
 
 

that was what i thought.. I updated my bios , never changed anything though. i'll have a look and let you know..
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04 Jan 2014   #4
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bibbster View Post
that was what i thought.. I updated my bios , never changed anything though. i'll have a look and let you know..
If you updated the bios then that may have changed things. I don't have a laptop but in my bios there are settings for what temp the fans kick in and at what speed, this may or may not apply to you but worth checking.

Paul.
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