CPU fan cuts out intermitenly

By MockKnight
Jan 12, 2005
  1. My CPU runs around 40 c most of the times and The my cpu fan runs about 5K But then totally randomly my sytem monitor tool says my spu fan is totally off. I know this isn't true cause i can see it spinning. But it's obviously shuts down cause my cpu temp will shoot up to high 60's-70's and crash. and it takes a while for my cpu fan to get back to opperating speed. WHY?????? Is there a program i can get to change my fan Speed or another way to hook it up? or should i just get another fan and goo From there????
  2. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    The fan may be failing. It can slow down a little and temps will rise alot.
  3. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    Regular CPU fans are quite cheap, i would just replace it to save you the hassle of the lock-ups. At least that is what i would do.

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