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Fan on new Mobo won't slow down

I recently replaced a motherboard with an Asrock 960GC-GS and the fans run at 4000RPM continuously. I went into the BIOS and played with the CPU fan speed by changing to level 1 from a 9 and it still ...
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How to control fan speed using SpeedFan?

The CPU fan in my laptop is running too fast. I wish to control the speed manually to my preference, at times. Here is a CPU-Z screenshot of my laptop configuration: And here is how SpeedFan ...
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Notebook fan spinning at max after trying Linux

I have a Thinkpad T420 (4178-BSG) I use with Windows. The fan (cpu) was always very quiet and I was completely satisfied with it. A few days ago I booted Backtrack Linux from a flashdrive and the fan ...
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Speedfan won't automatically regulate

I used to have Speedfan regulating my fan speed automatically, but ever since I've reformatted, I can't get this to work. I've done the following: In Temperatures, I have only CPU checked with CPU ...
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Laptop fan always on with AC, not always on with battery, despite being configured

My laptop occasionally gets somewhat hot, so I've configured my power plan in Windows 7 so that the fan should always be on whether powered by AC or battery. However the fans don't always run when ...
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Loud Fan in Windows PE

I have a machine running Windows XP and the fan is loud until the login screen comes up. It is quiet after that. If I use a PE disk the fan stays loud and never gets quiet. Why does it become quiet ...
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Computer BSOD on cold boot. Works fine off manual restart from BSOD? CPU fan not spinning at startup?

I think the title explains it all Running win 7 Gigabyte Mobo X6 1055t 4gb ram passes memtest86+ Good PSU And yes the cpu fan header is connected. Is it just a bad install?
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Help me understand SpeedFan settings

My computer fans speed up and down whenever my cpu use twitches. The varying sound of the fans is very annoying so I installed SpeedFan to try to fix this. I have fiddled with the SpeedFan settings ...
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What is a good hardware monitor?

Does anyone have a good freeware app for monitoring laptop hardware? Things like temperature and fan speed. I had one, but after a few weeks it wanted me to pay.