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ilovethemonkeyhead

August 13, 2009, 2:21 pm

i think the fan loudness is to do with a rogue bios setting somehow. i recall having an advent t11 that spent the first year of its life in silence. then, after taking it to a free tuneup (will never do that again), it came back very noisy. originally the fan throttled back and only went loud after a certain (rather high) temperature. but that setting seems to have disappeared. couldn't find it again.

TechVegan

August 13, 2009, 4:12 pm

@ilovethemonkeyhead:


We checked the BIOS to see if we could alter the fan settings but no luck - and the system should come preconfigured at its most silent anyway, since many consumers who buy this kind of PC won't even know what a BIOS is.

Martin Daler

August 15, 2009, 1:11 pm

a bit of a tangent...


my Dell desktop Studio XPS - recently purchased - sounded like someone doing the hoovering with a full bag, I gave Dell grief, they swapped out the rear fan etc, all to no avail. By and by I chanced upon a BIOS update on the Dell support page, guess what, they have remapped the fan, its much quieter now.


(at least your readers know what the BIOS is!)

TechVegan

August 21, 2009, 2:28 pm

@Martin Daler:


Thanks for the interesting and useful info. You may want to add this to the enthusiastic discussion surrounding the Studio XPS Desktop (http://www.trustedreviews.com/....


(We would definitely hope so ;)

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