Originally Posted by teddycamao
One thing I forgot to mention - the one time that the fans DO get going on the 5680 (during light computing such as what you'd be doing in class) is about a minute or so after waking up the computer from sleep. The fans will blast for about 10 seconds or so, then quiet down. I don't know if everyone has this occur, but I have seen it posted before.
My fan cranks up to high speed periodically no matter what I'm doing. Even if I just freshly boot into XP and not touch it for the rest of the day, the fan goes to full speed every 5-10 minutes for about 5 seconds at a time.