laptop is getting hot

dell /inspiron 630m
May 4, 2006 at 03:16:16
Specs: windows xp, intel mobile 1.8 / 512 ra
hi folks

i'm facing a problem with my DELL Inspiron 630m laptop , winXP pro .

sometimes i feel my laptop is getting hot ! i have installed SpeedFan and the results was : three fans founded , fan2 & fan3 is working pretty but it seems like the problem is in fan1 .

the value of fan2 , fan3 is 922 rpm . but the fan1 vlaue seems like dynamic cause it sometimes more than 2000 rpm and sometimes more than 3000 rpm , then it start taking the value of ZERO tham mean the fan1 stop working , after waiting for a while the laptop start heating untill the HDD temp equals 47 C and maybe reaching 50 C !

i know this is normal in some cases but the thing maede me afraid is that when it's getting hot i smell some bad smell from the air comming out from the laptop :S , and since i'm not familiar with SpeedFan here is it's result and pls tell me how i can fix this prob :

fan1= 0 rpm
fan2= 922 rpm
fan3= 922 rpm

HDD = 42 C
cpu = 39 C
temp1 = 34 C
dimm = 37 C
gpu = 37 C

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May 4, 2006 at 03:26:34
Take the fan readings with a pinch of salt, If your fan has a fast rpm, then speedfan will struggle to give you an accurate reading. I have a fan reading in speedfan which is somewhere between 0-350,000 depending on the second I look at it. I also get incorrect voltages from speedfan. Your Temps seem fine, although your HDD is a little "warm" at 47'C, I don't think it is OTT. For more accurate readings, you should look at your hardware moniter in your bios, you might be surprised by the difference in readings it may show.

"PARIAH" [British By Birth]

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May 4, 2006 at 06:32:40
Hi, Never saw a Laptop with more than one fan. Could happen. SpeedFan is worthless until set up properly. See if the fan is running and clean. Jim

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May 4, 2006 at 11:37:49
yeah, my Asus A2500H laptop is always 53C too. I bought this little cooling mat which has 2 big fans built in. It helps a little and you can keep the laptop actually on you lap.

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May 4, 2006 at 22:48:57
hi folks , it's me again

since i've no experince in assembleing a notebook i perfer to not to that but i think i find somthing usful for me and also for you

it's just another kind of software but this time is only for DELL notebooks ( it may work on other notebook ) . the program give you a manual control of all of the fans and you can choose what level you want ( slow , high , off ) and i choose high so the notebook temp is normally now even the readings of SpeedFan changed !

i know it's not a good idea to handle this on my reponsablity but i have no other choices :( i think SpeedFan isn't that bad and here is the program which controls the fans

remember that it's designed to work on DELL notebooks , and i don't know about other kinds .

thank you all guys !

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