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Current version by: lucvandael ,

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for the fan issue :
 
http://www.crystalidea.com/macs-fan-control
 
this is a very good working software, you can leave the thermal sensor unplugged and let the fan depend on one of other sensors, and you can choose if the software or the system itself determines when the fan should blow.
 
So in case you replace your HDD with SSD, which don't have the connector) you can let the HDD fan depend on the ODD sensor and leave the ODD (and LCD) controlled by the system.
 
The fan will blow full speed at start up but stops once you activate the application .
 
I let the application start at log in, so once I log in, the fan stops after a moment (about 10 seconds i guess).
 
Another solution is to order an ODD thermal sensor cable at apple components and stick it on the SSD and plug it into the HHD sensor connector on the logic board, it does the exact same thing. that'sthing as the original thermal sensor cable with the connector) That's a hardware solution (which is normally a better one) but I don not want to open up the Mac again unless i'll put an extra SSD in it in the future. then i might fix it the hardware way.
Another solution is to order an ODD thermal sensor cable at apple components and stick it on the SSD and plug it into the HHD sensor connector on the logic board, it does the exact same thing. that'sthing as the original thermal sensor cable with the connector) That's a hardware solution (which is normally a better one) but I don not want to open up the Mac again unless i'll put an extra SSD in it in the future. then i might fix it the hardware way.

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Edit by: lucvandael ,

Text:

for the fan issue :
 
http://www.crystalidea.com/macs-fan-control
 
this is a very good working software, you can leave the thermal sensor unplugged and let the fan depend on one of other sensors, and you can choose if the software or the system itself determines when the fan should blow.
 
So in case you replace your HDD with SSD, which don't have the connector) you can let the HDD fan depend on the ODD sensor and leave the ODD (and LCD) controlled by the system.
 
The fan will blow full speed at start up but stops once you activate the application .
 
I let the application start at log in, so once I log in, the fan stops after a moment (about 10 seconds i guess).
 
Another solution is to order an ODD thermal sensor cable at apple components and stick it on the SSD and plug it into the HHD sensor connector on the logic board, it does the exact same thing. that's a hardware solution (which is norma betternormally a better one) but I don not want to open up the Mac again unless i'll put an extra SSD in it in the future. then i might fix it the hardware way.
Another solution is to order an ODD thermal sensor cable at apple components and stick it on the SSD and plug it into the HHD sensor connector on the logic board, it does the exact same thing. that's a hardware solution (which is norma betternormally a better one) but I don not want to open up the Mac again unless i'll put an extra SSD in it in the future. then i might fix it the hardware way.

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Original post by: lucvandael ,

Text:

for the fan issue :

http://www.crystalidea.com/macs-fan-control

this is a very good working software, you can leave the thermal sensor unplugged and let the fan depend on one of other sensors, and you can choose if the software or the system itself determines when the fan should blow.

So in case you replace your HDD with SSD, which don't have the connector) you can let the HDD fan depend on the ODD sensor and leave the ODD (and LCD) controlled by the system.

The fan will blow full speed at start up but stops once you activate the application .

I let the application  start at log in, so once I log in, the fan stops after a moment (about 10 seconds i guess).

Another solution is to order an ODD thermal sensor cable at apple components and stick it on the SSD and plug it into the HHD sensor connector on the logic board, it does the exact same thing.  that's a hardware solution (which is norma better) but I don not want to open up the Mac again unless i'll put an extra SSD in it in the future. then i might fix it the hardware way.

Status:

open