ASUS Q Fan Control Best Settings

One of the most annoying sounds is the noise from a computer cooling fan. But if you have an ASUS product, there is no need to worry about such sounds. When it comes down to it, these devices feature the ASUS Q Fan.

The Asus Q Fan is quite noiseless. Besides, it does a great job of cooling the systems of many ASUS products. If you play around with some settings, you can expect better performance from the Q Fan.

ASUS Q Fan Control Best Settings

asus q fan control best settings

How to Activate the ASUS Q Fan

By default, the ASUS Q Fan is turned off. So if you want to use this feature, you will have to switch it on. Here are the settings for enabling the ASUS Q Fan.

  • Restart the computer or laptop.
  • Type in the BIOS Setup Utility. You can get this value from the ASUS owner’s manual.
  • Scroll to the Power Tab
  • Take the cursor to Q Fan control
  • Hit the “+” button to turn on the fan control
  • Save the settings to the BIO by hitting the “F10” button.
  • Exit the setup

How to Stop Your Asus Q Fan from Crashing

Sometimes, the Asus Q Fan might not work properly. Besides, clicking on the system can even freeze the BIOS. If you can use the following settings to solve the problem.

Consider resetting the BIOs on the system with the jumper. Before performing this task, unplug your ASUS PC and turn off the system. If you are great with tech, you can remove the battery, wait for 10 mins, then replace it.

The Best Smart Mode ASUS Fan Settings

Thanks to Smart Mode, you can modify the fan settings based on the temperature of your device. However, it works with the ASUS Fan Xpert 3 software.

  1. Launch the Fan Xpert 3 software on your device.
  2. Scroll to CPU and choose Smart Mode
  3. Set the fan rotation speed by clicking and dragging the graph
  4. Adjust the fan’s responsiveness by clicking and moving the sliders
  5. Move downwards and select the first dot to switch between the CPU and chassis settings.
  6. Save the settings

How to Disable Q-Fan on Windows

Sometimes, you might want to work with Fan Xpert. Before using this software, it is normal to disable Q-Fan on your ASUS system.  If you have your Q-Fan utility set to run at Windows Start Up, consider using the following settings.

  1. Turn on the Start Up Menu
  2. Enter MSConfig into the Search bar
  3. Run MSConfig
  4. Scroll to the Start-Up tab
  5. Head to the ASUS Fan utility button and uncheck the box

Best Settings for ASUS Q CPU Fan Error

After some time, your ASUS system might display a CPU Fan error. When this message occurs, it shows that the system does not detect the fan. The following steps can help solve the problem

  • Head to the Monitor settings
  • Scroll to the CPU Fan Speed
  • Select Ignore

You might also have to update your BIOS. However, we recommend that you do not perform this setting without the help of a professional. After all, they might damage your ASUS computer.

  1. Go into Advanced Mode
  2. Select the Tool Menu
  3. Select the ASUS Ez Flash Utility
  4. Choose the BIO file to update the system
  5. Restart the system
  6. Type in the BIOs
  7. Hit the F5 key to load
  8. Hit F10, save the settings and reset.

Since BIOs does not support NTFS-enabled USBs, convert the USB format into FAT32.

The Best Q-Fan Control Settings

Here are the best settings for the Q fan. Asides from regular usage, you can apply these settings for gaming purposes.

Start by setting the CPU and chassis fan to manual. Then set the graph to 100% fan and 60°.

Wrapping Up

The ASUS Q Fan is ideal for cooling the system of ASUS products. On top of that, it works almost silently. You can use any of the settings to control your ASUS Q fan.

Before using the settings, consult your owner’s manual. You should also reach the  ASUS customer service center for extra advice as some settings might damage your computer. If you need extra advice, consider trying a trusted ASUS user forum.


  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.