1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 10, 2010 9:34 PM by Mac Medic (be@MacOSG.com)
nkt00 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
I upgraded my hard drive yesterday and now i notice that the system fan runs continuously from the moment i wake from sleep. I checked the speed with iStat Pro and it's only running at about 2000rpm.

I searched the forum and went through the steps of resetting the PRAM and SMC. I even reinstalled OS X, but none of that seemed to help. I searched the Activity Monitor for stray processes, but there are none. Any other ideas?

Macbook (late 2008) 2.0Ghz, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Seagate Momentus 500GB 5400rpm hard drive
  • Mac Medic (be@MacOSG.com) Level 6 Level 6 (17,290 points)
    That's normal. It's the default speed designed to run at.

    Install smcFanControl and you can manually adjust your fan speeds. (not below the default level though)

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