1 Copper

M17x r4 fans

Ive been having GPU problems and sent my laptop in to be checked. Now, everything works but my fans are going nuts. They are running full blast when nothing is open.

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Dell-Rajesh R
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RE: M17x r4 fans

Hi StrykerT,

Check the status in Safemode. Restart the computer and tap F8 at Dell logo. Select Safemode with networking and check the fan speed.

Refer the following link which has steps to resolve the issue:

Update BIOS:

  • During BIOS update verify that the computer is connected to an AC Adapter.
  • Disconnect any third party peripherals connected to the computer before performing BIOS update. 
  • Do not turn off the computer during the BIOS update.
  • Do not restart the computer during the BIOS update.
  • Ensure battery charge is more than 30% during BIOS update.

Note: Plug your computer to a good, working UPS before you update the BIOS. If you experience a loss of AC power or a significant voltage sag/spike during the BIOS flash, you will either have to buy a new BIOS chip or buy a new motherboard.

Let me know the status.

Thanks & Regards
Rajesh R
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1 Copper

RE: M17x r4 fans

It starts when a game is opened and doesnt stop until the laptop is restarted. Bios is already current.

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3 Argentium

RE: M17x r4 fans

running anything to monitor cpu/gpu temps?

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1 Copper

RE: M17x r4 fans

Strangely it just went away. Thanks for the quick responses though.

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