SpeedFan

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 359 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.44
  • Total Downloads:
    3,125,740
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 13, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7,395
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This free program offers some useful system details to those savvy enough to understand its results. SpeedFan's tabbed interface isn't hard to navigate, but most users won't be able to make head or tail of the data this utility provides. The program's system-tray icon tells you the temperature of your PC's hard drive, and you can receive information on voltage and fan speeds.

The utility can display SMART data and includes a tool for resetting motherboard clocks. Basically, if this review makes no sense to you, SpeedFan is above your head and won't be worth downloading. However, PC technicians and those who like to do their own system maintenance might as well take a look at this application, particularly since it costs nothing.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 12 votes

    • 5 star 5
    • 4 star 4
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    3.6

    out of 359 votes

    • 5 star 117
    • 4 star 114
    • 3 star 51
    • 2 star 24
    • 1 star 53
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3 stars

"Handy tool for finding out PC temperatures."

October 13, 2011  |  By OwenBear

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

FREE! How hot is your rig?

Cons

Not always clear on what temp is which.

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4 stars

"Very powerful system tool."

September 28, 2011  |  By venus_loon

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

Seems to do exactly what it claims to.

Cons

Not for the faint hearted. If you don't understand the output then don't tinker.

Summary

Downloaded to help with a problem on friend's PC. Did the job admirably.

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1 stars

"Malware Included"

September 25, 2011  |  By dbplunk

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

The basic program works as mentioned in previous comments.

Cons

The "StartNow Toolbar" was installed, hijacking homepages in both Firefox and IE9. This occurred on two different computers after installation, both from THIS site! CNET, fix this or remove it from your site!

Summary

See bad-bytes.blogspot.com/2011/08/little-analysis-on-that-zugo-toolbar.html for more info.

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5 stars

"Really Works"

September 19, 2011  |  By mijcar

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

App does interact with fan and seems to keep my old system on the safe side of some hot temperatures

Cons

none noticed yet

Summary

Small app makes significant difference

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4 stars

"Very good, very simple"

September 15, 2011  |  By Tron67

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

Its great always knowing my CPU temp. Good for most computers, but great on Dell laptops.

Cons

Its not the most user friendly interface and many functions are not available for all computers.

Summary

A good, simple program that is great for Del laptops, but only good for other systems.

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1 stars

"gives false info"

September 04, 2011  |  By damnameistaken

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

looks good

Cons

well it does a poor job if at all of adjusting speed of any fan in mother board, tried with 33 different mb, i am a student and have acess to tons of pc's only 8 adjusted fan speed and only 6 gave correct speed of fan or fans

Summary

this must have been written for a specific purpose and then mass assembeled to fit everyone. i do not see any advantage to this at all, if you depend on accuracy core temp fopr the side bar is far more accurate and if you need fan controll dont be cheap, go cet a actual fan controll that sits in a bay, if you really need fan speed at all.
as for gpu controll the nvidia controll panel blows this away and i am sure ati has a similar platform. good luck dont burn em up

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5 stars

"Excellent temperature monitoring tool for your computer"

September 03, 2011  |  By Diamon406

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

VERY in-depth listing of temperature and system-status info.
Very capable program overall.
Recognizes an amazing number of motherboard or peripheral temperature monitors, even Hard Disk SMART data.
Incredibly useful for the price (free)!

Cons

Not the most user-friendly; menuing is sparse and very streamlined.

Summary

It's a very capable tool...but it is a bit less user-friendly than it could be. It's incredibly good for a free tool, and it recognizes an amazing number of motherboard, video and hard disk temperature monitoring sensors, it's just not as 'polished' as it could be for the Average Joe. It's a wonderful tool for power users and technicians; I've considered it indispensable for years now.

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4 stars

"I have not used this program yet."

September 03, 2011  |  By oliverrp

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

Have not used this program yet

Cons

Have not used this program yet

Summary

Have not used this program yet

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5 stars

"Works good."

August 09, 2011  |  By shayne255

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

I used to have this on my Gateway computer that was 10 years old with xp on it worked great never gave me a problem what so ever.

Cons

None I can think of. Great product wroth giving a try =].

Summary

Great product if you wanna know whats going on on the windows machine of yours and see how hot or cool the machine is.

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5 stars

"excellent product"

August 01, 2011  |  By catalina1974

 |  Version: SpeedFan 4.44

Pros

Keeps my system running much cooler resulting in higher reliability.

Cons

sometimes hard to use particularly at the first

Summary

Good product and highly recommend

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.44
Version 4.44 has added advanced fan control including a graphical UI for configuration.
General
Publisher Almico Software
Publisher web site http://www.almico.com
Release Date July 13, 2011
Date Added July 13, 2011
Version 4.44
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 2.07MB
File Name instsf450.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,125,740
Downloads Last Week 7,395
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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