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Macs Fan Control Reviews

Macs Fan Control is an iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini and Mac Pro fan control that is the solution of two basic issues namely noise problems and overheating problems.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Macs Fan Control and what they use it for.
  • Would a refurbished 2017 MacBook Pro be any good for video editing today? (Premiere/DaVinci)
    However if do have your heart set on the macbook make sure they have at least cleaned it out and repasted the CPU. It should take care of the overheating problem some what you can use like Mac's fan control to get a bit more cooling out of it It's what I use on my 2012 mac book bro which is way older. - Source: Reddit / 6 days ago
  • Random boot times with new SSD - iMac 2011
    I've run Apple Diagnostics built-in test and I got the infamous 4SNS/1/40000000: TH00-9.000 error. I already fixed the temperature problem by using this fan monitor software, even before I knew about this error. But I'm wondering if the random drive detection during the boot process might be related to this issue. If that was the case, should I apply this solution? Feels a bit extreme. And I will lose the SSD... - Source: Reddit / 23 days ago
  • World of Warcraft - macbook pro 16gb M1 og
    59 here :) at rock solid 60fps mostly.. I use "Macs Fan Control" ( because the original curve kicks in too late... Just play at 50% render scale... - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Fan speeds
    Yeah I use this one, it's free: - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Anyone have a free app that shows computer temp on the notifcation bar?
    MacsFanControl, Stats, and iStats are the most common ones. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Which is the best MacOS for a 13” 2011 Macbook Pro?
    Stay as you are and install This set to cpu average temp. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • 27" 2020 iMac fans spinning at full speed, even when it's cool
    Trying macs fan control and sensei, which work fine until the fans go out of control. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Finally Operational!!
    Alternatively, you can use software like Macs Fan control. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • A1224 iMac Fan Overspin and Disconnected Plugs
    Aside from that mess, I suggest using Macs Fan Control. It’s a free app that lets you specify what sensors you want your iMac fans to be linked too. The only downside is that the app has to be running to work, so the fans will still spin full blast up until the desktop loads. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • TF2 lag
    As you described, seems like its not like a graphics issue. So maybe it's throttling. Did you check the temperature? Download Mac Fans Control. There you will have the temp and you can put the fans to run always at "Full blast" what can make your game more stable. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • How to update Boot Camp drivers
    I recently reinstalled Windows 10 on my 2015 MacBook Pro 15" DG and thought I'd share. I found this article from Apple detailing how to update AMD drivers on Boot Camp. I went through the steps and it worked out just fine. No problems. I installed Macs Fan Control as well. I set the options to 30°C & 70°C for the GPU (left fan) & CPU (right fan). - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Mac shipments shoot up a whopping 40%
    Definitely check out Macs Fan Control. You can set your thermals anywhere you like. The basic version is free and does all that I need it to do. I've been using it for a few years and have been really happy with it. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • any way to make my macbook pro quieter?
    Just a thought, but have you installed MacsFanControl to check if all the temperature sensors are reading properly? If, during a previous foray into the internals you didn’t reconnect everything back just the way it was, that might do it. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Kernel_task high thread problem (236 threads)
    You might have a cooling/heat exhaust issue. Apple Diagnostics can test the fan activity, and you can view the internal temperatures of various components using Macs Fan Control in addition to increasing the RPM manually if need be. Apple Diagnostics can also test the RAM but since it’s non-removable you could be looking at a logic board replacement out-of-warranty if there are issues found. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • This mf needs to cool down
    Install fan control software (others may be available but this is what I used). - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • This mf needs to cool down
    If you really feel your machine is getting too hot for comfort, use something like this: - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • New to macOS environment
    Look at Macs Fan Control, useful to monitor temperatures and put fans to full speed in just two clicks :) Also Amphetamine is really cool. It keeps your Mac awake, among other useful features. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • After nearly two years of ownership, I finally got the fan in my M1 Pro to kick on...
    Having said that, I have installed Macs Fan Control app, as I was using it previously on the 2013 Core i5 MacBook Air. The app may not really be necessary on the MacBook Pro, but it is still good to have: Https:// - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • can anyone help? my mac is over heating a lot and I have no clue why, just bought it 2nd hand.
    Also check Activity monitor and look fro any run away processes pegging your CPU. Sometime you may need to micro manage your Fan speed using something like Macs Fan Control. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Disable one of the fan on M1 Macbook Pro?
    I tried Macs Fan Control but it cannot turn off the fan, the lowest speed is 1200rpm. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Hello, I think i have a problem! Please help me!
    Try this: Https:// - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago

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