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theshaikhu
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Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB loud fans and very hot

Hi there,

 

 

My very new Lenovo Yoga 710 (15" IKB) laptop/two-in-one has been fantastic so far except in one regard. Whenever I play a game, the fan gets quite loud and the temperature shoots up. I'm not one hundred percent sure if this happened in the first few days but I have come to notice it far more recently. When playing a pretty standard game, such as World of Warcraft, the temp will shoot up to somewhere around 65 degrees celsius (sometimes up to 70) with the bottom getting quite hot, and the fans will become quite loud. Even a very low requirement game, like FIFA 15 (which is obviously 2 years old now), can cause the temp to reach about 60 degrees and the fans to get loud, and when downloading a driver from Nvidia I noticed that the temperature had again risen, this time to 52 degrees with the fans spinning loudly again.

 

I had earlier had a display issue that I fixed by downloading display drivers from Lenovo's website. I'm not sure if there's any driver I could download to rectify this issue (I already updated BIOS from the download on Lenovo's website)? 

theshaikhu
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Re: Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB loud fans and very hot

I should add that my idle temp. is 42 degrees. Don't know if that helps but there's that.

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Re: Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB loud fans and very hot

Hi there, Haikhu         -

 

Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.

 

In response to customer reports of unexpected fan noise on Yoga 710 system, Lenovo has released several solutions.

 

For customers experiencing buzzing fans or fans that make physical sounds like scratching on Yoga 710-14ISK and 15ISK systems, please contact Lenovo Service and reference Service TIP # SF16-I0026. The system will need to be serviced under warranty.

 

For customers experiencing loud fans on Yoga 710-14IKB and 15IKB systems, BIOS v.26 has been released. It makes minimal changes to fan speed and performance to reduce fan noise. It can be downloaded here: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS118587

For customers experiencing loud fans on Yoga 710-14ISK and 15ISK systems, BIOS v. 22 has been released. It makes minimal changes to fan speed and performance to reduce fan noise. It can be downloaded here: http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS112987

 

If you do not know which model your system is, Lenovo invites you to use Detect My Product, supported by Lenovo Service Bridge.

 

For any fan issues not covered above, please contact Lenovo Service for assistance.

 

Update us how it goes.

 

 

 

 

Regards,

 

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theshaikhu
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Re: Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB loud fans and very hot

Hi there,

 

I did do the BIOS update already and that had solved the issue of the fan noise at low CPU usage, but not when gaming. The thing is, I'm not used to laptops at all so I don't know if those temps (around 65 degrees C) when gaming are normal or not. 

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Re: Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB loud fans and very hot

Your idle temp seems a bit high to me but to answer your question, yes, it is normal for CPU temps to spike when under heavy load thus causing the fans to spin up high.

What temps do you have from a cold boot sitting at the desktop? ...how about after running FurMark's CPU burner for 2 minutes?

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