Dell Optiplex 780 Server Project


#1

Hi all,
This project is nearly complete. I am running windows server 2016 on a Dell Optiplex 780 USFF.
Sadly when under high loads, the CPU fan does not speed up much causing the CPU to reach 65+C (Tpackage max is 84.1). Somehow i would like to control the fans.
I have already tested I8kFanGUI which was working fine until i restarted the computer. After restarting the driver refuses to run.
Any help would be appreciated!


#2

It would seem that fan speed is a known issue with this Dell model. It gets a mention in many forums but there has been no resolution offered by Dell as far as I can find. Not sure if this model of Dell has the option but some id that allowed you to select if the BIOS or the OS controlled the fan,


#3

There sadly is no direct control over the fan in the latest bios.
Bios Modding??