Heat issues with amd!!

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by hpx64, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. hpx64

    hpx64 Guest

    Does any one here also have a AMD Athlon X2 based HP notebook with hea
    issues? meaning that when the notebook gets hot the fan is more tha
    noticeably loud? Any suggestions or tweaks that will help fix it? So fa
    i have used an external cooling pad, some of which dont work as the
    claim, and i have tried to elevate it from the back which helps some
     
    hpx64, Sep 23, 2009
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  2. hpx64

    SC Tom Guest

    How old is the notebook? What make and model?
    Have you checked the vents for dust?
    Are you able to get to the CPU heat sink to clean the dust from it and the
    fan?
    Is there more than one fan? All fans can be cleaned and oiled.
    Are your power options set up to throttle back the CPU when on battery?
    Does it get hot under a slight load or just under heavier loads?

    SC Tom
     
    SC Tom, Sep 23, 2009
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  3. hpx64

    hpx64 Guest

    SC To
    I got the notebook brand new custom built in Jan of 09.The specs of m
    system are on my profile but here they are anywa

    Maker:H
    Model: Pavillion DV4ZCTO (custom to order
    Processor:AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core QL-60 1.9 GH

    Im not able to get to the fan, bc in order to get to that i have t
    unscrew the entire panel on the bottom of my notebook which seems to b
    a pain due to the small screws, but do you think that blowing som
    compressed air in short bursts would help get some dust away from th
    fan?
    Also how would I be able to set the throttle back options
    And my notebooks fan starts up like within say 5 minutes of loadin
    vista, and runs louder even when say transferring a file from a
    external drive or especially when watching a movie, so id say under no
    so much a light or heavy load but more towards a medium, but when i
    gets loud, it gets very very loud and hot so what would your suggestio
    be to get HP to tinker with it
     
    hpx64, Sep 23, 2009
    #3
  4. hpx64

    David B. Guest

    Do not blow compressed air in from the outside, the dust is not on the fan,
    it's built up and covered the fins of the heatsink. It's possible, if
    there's a decent amount of dust, you'll shove it into the fan and it will
    stop altogether, it needs to be taken apart and cleaned.
     
    David B., Sep 23, 2009
    #4
  5. hpx64

    SC Tom Guest

    This is a newsgroup, not a forum, so I (we) don't see your profile.

    From the looks of the maintenance manual
    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01597750.pdf on page 18, it looks
    like the 4 vents are part of the removable panels. Remove each of them and
    see if there is much dust inside. I wouldn't imagine there being too much on
    a notebook that new unless you have it sitting on a blanket or have a few
    pets in the house. If there is some dust/hair, leave those covers off and
    blow air back through the exhaust vents.

    Get a good monitoring program like Core Temp or HWMonitor and see what the
    actual CPU temps are. If they're within range, and the fan really is
    abnormally loud, I'd contact HP about it if it's still under warranty. If
    the CPU temps are too high, I'd contact someone to fix it regardless of
    warranty status. According to http://tinyurl.com/navwvw , the max temp
    shouldn't be above 100C. From experience, I know HP's can be quite loud, but
    it's generally a "whooshing" sound of the fan at high speed without any
    rattling. The fan will audibly run almost all the time on a notebook, even
    if it's at a very low RPM.

    The CPU should throttle itself back when under a lesser load. I shouldn't
    have mentioned that, I guess. You can get a program like HWInfo32 that will
    show whether it is or not.

    If the notebook is out of warranty and you decide to tackle removing the
    covers to get to the CPU and heat sink, that first link I posted is a good
    guide. It can be a daunting undertaking, but not an impossible one. If you
    don't have a good screwdriver set, buy one; you certainly don't want to mess
    up one of these small screws.

    SC Tom
     
    SC Tom, Sep 23, 2009
    #5
  6. hpx64

    David B. Guest

    There are no profiles here, this is usenet.

    You are obviously not aware that the "forum" you are posting in
    (vistax64.com) leaches most
    of it's posts from the Microsoft News Server in order to make it look far
    busier than it is.

    You will get a far better experience if you use a newsreader and subscribe
    to these groups directly, rather than through the leaching site your using.
    Setting up Outlook Express/Windows Mail to access Microsoft newsgroups
    http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/outlookexpressnewreader.htm

    Accessing the MS newsgroups in Outlook Express/Windows Mail Newsreader
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/newsgroupsetup.mspx
     
    David B., Sep 23, 2009
    #6
  7. hpx64

    chetan naik Guest

    do you use a 64 bit vista os? if you do then try using a 32 bit version instead? your issue may get resolved. let me know.



    hpx64 wrote:

    Heat issues with amd!!
    22-Sep-09

    Does any one here also have a AMD Athlon X2 based HP notebook with heat
    issues? meaning that when the notebook gets hot the fan is more than
    noticeably loud? Any suggestions or tweaks that will help fix it? So far
    i have used an external cooling pad, some of which dont work as they
    claim, and i have tried to elevate it from the back which helps some.


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    hpx64

    Previous Posts In This Thread:

    Heat issues with amd!!
    Does any one here also have a AMD Athlon X2 based HP notebook with heat
    issues? meaning that when the notebook gets hot the fan is more than
    noticeably loud? Any suggestions or tweaks that will help fix it? So far
    i have used an external cooling pad, some of which dont work as they
    claim, and i have tried to elevate it from the back which helps some.


    --
    hpx64

    Re: Heat issues with amd!!
    How old is the notebook? What make and model?
    Have you checked the vents for dust?
    Are you able to get to the CPU heat sink to clean the dust from it and the
    fan?
    Is there more than one fan? All fans can be cleaned and oiled.
    Are your power options set up to throttle back the CPU when on battery?
    Does it get hot under a slight load or just under heavier loads?

    SC Tom

    SC TomI got the notebook brand new custom built in Jan of 09.
    SC Tom
    I got the notebook brand new custom built in Jan of 09.The specs of my
    system are on my profile but here they are anyway

    Maker:HP
    Model: Pavillion DV4ZCTO (custom to order)
    Processor:AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core QL-60 1.9 GHZ

    Im not able to get to the fan, bc in order to get to that i have to
    unscrew the entire panel on the bottom of my notebook which seems to be
    a pain due to the small screws, but do you think that blowing some
    compressed air in short bursts would help get some dust away from the
    fan?
    Also how would I be able to set the throttle back options?
    And my notebooks fan starts up like within say 5 minutes of loading
    vista, and runs louder even when say transferring a file from an
    external drive or especially when watching a movie, so id say under not
    so much a light or heavy load but more towards a medium, but when it
    gets loud, it gets very very loud and hot so what would your suggestion
    be to get HP to tinker with it?


    --
    hpx64

    Do not blow compressed air in from the outside, the dust is not on the fan,
    Do not blow compressed air in from the outside, the dust is not on the fan,
    it is built up and covered the fins of the heatsink. it is possible, if
    there is a decent amount of dust, you will shove it into the fan and it will
    stop altogether, it needs to be taken apart and cleaned.

    --


    ------

    Re: Heat issues with amd!!
    This is a newsgroup, not a forum, so I (we) do not see your profile.

    From the looks of the maintenance manual
    http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01597750.pdf on page 18, it looks
    like the 4 vents are part of the removable panels. Remove each of them and
    see if there is much dust inside. I would not imagine there being too much on
    a notebook that new unless you have it sitting on a blanket or have a few
    pets in the house. If there is some dust/hair, leave those covers off and
    blow air back through the exhaust vents.

    Get a good monitoring program like Core Temp or HWMonitor and see what the
    actual CPU temps are. If they are within range, and the fan really is
    abnormally loud, I'd contact HP about it if it is still under warranty. If
    the CPU temps are too high, I'd contact someone to fix it regardless of
    warranty status. According to http://tinyurl.com/navwvw , the max temp
    should not be above 100C. From experience, I know HP's can be quite loud, but
    it is generally a "whooshing" sound of the fan at high speed without any
    rattling. The fan will audibly run almost all the time on a notebook, even
    if it is at a very low RPM.

    The CPU should throttle itself back when under a lesser load. I should not
    have mentioned that, I guess. You can get a program like HWInfo32 that will
    show whether it is or not.

    If the notebook is out of warranty and you decide to tackle removing the
    covers to get to the CPU and heat sink, that first link I posted is a good
    guide. It can be a daunting undertaking, but not an impossible one. If you
    do not have a good screwdriver set, buy one; you certainly do not want to mess
    up one of these small screws.

    SC Tom

    There are no profiles here, this is usenet.
    There are no profiles here, this is usenet.

    You are obviously not aware that the "forum" you are posting in
    (vistax64.com) leaches most
    of it is posts from the Microsoft News Server in order to make it look far
    busier than it is.

    You will get a far better experience if you use a newsreader and subscribe
    to these groups directly, rather than through the leaching site your using.
    Setting up Outlook Express/Windows Mail to access Microsoft newsgroups
    http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/outlookexpressnewreader.htm

    Accessing the MS newsgroups in Outlook Express/Windows Mail Newsreader
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/newsgroupsetup.mspx
     
    chetan naik, Oct 26, 2009
    #7
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