latest Steam Deck update fixes one of the game’s greatest issues… but at a price

The beta patch appears to have significantly reduced fan whine, however temps have risen.

If you’ve been missing all the buzz about noisy fans, there have been a few reports from Steam Deck owners who aren’t happy

high-pitched whine coming from one of the fans (with some folks even resorting to odd measures like opening their device and sticking electrical tape inside as a kind of fudged fix).

The patch notes don’t particularly mention fan whine, but Valve does say that it has “added an OS-controlled fan curve