Gateway fan problem

By XxReconxMarinex
Aug 2, 2007
  1. Hey All

    I bought 2 gateway comps almost a year ago and Ive noticed that one my brothers computer when he starts gaming and its starts heating up his front 3.5'' fan starts up but on my computer it doesnt. So here is my question how to get my fron fan either a) working all the time or B) When im Gaming etc
  2. XxReconxMarinex

    XxReconxMarinex TS Rookie Topic Starter

    BUMP any ideas?
  3. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    You bump a thread 30 minutes after your first post?!? Give it some time, someone will be along to help before long.
  4. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    What computer do you have; are the computers the same, and why do you feel that your front fan needs to speed up while you're gaming?
  5. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,648   +521

    If they are in fact identical computers then it might come down to placement if one is in a corner or under a desk where as the other one has proper ventilation all around it, or it might not be plugged in correctly hard to say but unless you can see any drop in gaming performance then you shouldn't worry about it.
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