(Updated:2016/05/06)"Silent Option" Fan Control Application for MSI Laptops

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lloyd_dunamis

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Aaaahh going back to just Silent Option.
Dragon Center seems to be unable to constantly apply the custom fan speed settings I applied. It does gets applied, but after awhile it goes back to the default settings for reasons unknown, unfortunately.
 

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Great, thanks for this Skylake version...

Can someone tell me what they have their advance settings on? e.g. Slider 1 what percentage is that? and so on and so forth... So I can copy you... Kind of annoying that you can't see what temperature the fans kick in.

Thanks in advance.
 

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CPU | dGPU:
[list type=decimal]
[*]50   | 50
[*]60   | 60
[*]80   | 75
[*]90   | 90
[*]100 | 100
[*]115 | 108
[/list]
Minimum my lappy can achieve is 50% or ~3000RPM anyway. 100% is 6000RPM (when fan button is turned on), and lappy super-maxes out at 7000RPM.
Take note: These numbers are me being paranoid of laptop heat tho, so numbers are high. =w=;
 

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Thanks, I tried that but it's really loud, I have the skylake version. Not sure what temperature is what, by looking at the chart, so I'm not sure at what temp it is when the fans kick in.
 

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Ah, yeah, forgot to mention I go for turbo-ish fan speeds, making stuff rather noisy but with the compensation of a somehow cooler system. I did mention I'm paranoid of laptop heat tho, hence such high speed percentages. =w=

Yeah, sad that the exact temperatures aren't stated.
 

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Aaahh, well, auto is worse, it doesn't even reach like 80% of your fan speed at the hottest temperature, I believe. >.<
At least make it like 100% on the hottest one, then sloping down towards 50% or so on the other settings.
 

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MSI GE62 2QD Apache Pro with i7 5700HQ

Windows 7 x64 with Net Framework 4.6.1

When I open it, it gives me this error message: "Firmware communication failed".

Edit: fixed
 

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In advanced mode, I see some options with the fans at 150%. Shouldnt max be 100%? If not,what is the max %?
 

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The max is whatever is the max your device's fan can handle.  In my GE62 2QD's case:
Max the fan can spin up to = 7000RPM (116.67%.)
100% = 6000RPM

Any higher percentage (i.e. 118-150%) won't make any more difference in speed.

The 100% is probably what MSI set as some kind of "base max speed" for the Fan Boost button, and then any other varying fan speeds are calculated from there. 'May be an anti-wear measure for the fan, or another marketing strategy where "This program can boost your fan, exceeding its max speed!" or something. But that's just me.
 

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this Silent Fan app works PERFECT on my GE62 6QF using Windows 7 Pro
reducing my fan speed to COMPLETELY SILENT down to 0%

but you have to do it via its ADVANCED tab (auto and basic are too weak)
and there then pull down the left 2 sliders all the way down to 0%
both on the CPU + GPU tab.

and it works especially great when coupled with the Windows internal "Power Saver" Mode
(which is my favorite of all for SAFE and nonstop low energy use, when plugged in all the time)
and working fanless is even also possible in the Windows "High Performance" Mode as-well
as long as you are simply doing basic tasks that wont kick up the CPU temperature above 60? Celsius
(and which is plenty of room for Office, Image Editing, or Surfing up to like 20 tabs in parallel etc.).

and then for the QUICK switch between the "Power Saver" Mode
(which again i have on most of the time, even when being plugged in)
and the "High Performance" Mode (which is about 4x faster in almost any task)
for this quick switching i have the windows internal app
called "Windows Mobility Center" pinned to my taskbar,
which i also recommend anybody put as-well who is using Win 7,
as with it you can so easily switch 
between a fully quiet laptop mode
and a highest performance mode 
whenever you need it.

and thus effectively, i have now a FANLESS 15" laptop
that is not a weak machine, but a strong Quadcore i7 6700HQ laptop
and on which i can enable the fan whenever i need the power,
by simply doing a quick switch, to the High Performance Mode.

so that, needless to say,
i am very satisfied with this set-up,
and shall remain with MSI laptops for years to come
especially exactly because of this so great option,
to have a power-laptop like this also run
in a completely silent mode as-well.

greetings
donleone
 

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Perfect what I needed on my MSI GT70. I can adjust my laptop fan speed to the max turbo boost setting without opening the lid to do this. Works better then the modded community version. Thanks msi.
 

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On my GL72 6QD I have the same problem with Silent Option and MSI Dragon Center. This model has only one fan for CPU cooling. When I choose the basic settings and set the slider to the lowest level my fan is working on about 3000rpm which is a too loud for me to hear it all the time. What is really helpful then is to set advanced settings and put all the sliders to the lowest level. This way fan is disabled until temperature raise to about 70C (because last slider on the right is locked and can't be on the lowest level). I'm really happy with this setting, but when fan starts to work on 70C it accelerates to about 4500rpm and never stops. Even if temperature returns to 40C it's still working. Then I need to choose basic settings and after the fan slows down to 3000rpm I have to switch to advanced again so fan stops. Do you have the same problem? Is there any solution to set the fan to be disabled and when the temperature is high enough to start working but only to the point when temperature is low enough again and then to be turned off automatically?
 

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Hello, I have the MSI GL62 6QF-849XES and the fan speed is at 50% since I press the power button. The thing is that is so annoying, specially when I go to the library.
I tried Silent Option and whatever I do never works, I also tried Afterburner, SpeedFan and CPUID Hardware Monitor and none of those works. I also looked on the Bios but I didn't found anything that could make it go lower.
I do not understand why MSI puts the standard velocity at 50% if I have the option to put it at 100% with the cooler boost when it is hot.

Does anyone knows anything that could help me?
 

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Hi, please I've small problem with Silent Option utility on my GT70-2OC. I've installed version for Haswell CPUs, but after restart it shows "Error firmware communication". I've latest all drivers, MEI, EC, BIOS. Any solution?
 

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What's your EC version? Is it the latest?
Did you remove the battery for several seconds and put it back after finishing the update of EC? Because it requires EC reset.
 

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Hey Thanks for the skylake version...
Just tried tweaking a bit the fans seem to respond so far.. Shall post here if I notice anything. I'm on the GS60 6QE btw.


TY
SVET
 

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chongchiang date=1432640492 said:
ok after reboot it is working. Thanks for the program msi team. by the way mine is ge62 2qf

HI there, im using ge62 2qf as well but i cant open the programme after reboot. any idea why?
 

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Hello, i have a GE72 6QD, i have the same Problem like a lot of people here. There is no step between 0 rpm and 3458 rpm. I can set it but it has no effect between 1% and 57%. There is no difference, fan has the same speed. i sent my notebook to repair 2 days later after i bought it, 1 month later it came back with the same issue. i checked other notebooks of same model, they all same crazy behavoir. Why are you doing this MSI? 3k rpm is not a normal speed for idle run. Why it is not possible set it to 10% or 20%?
 
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