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24 views

Air cooling a liquid cooled motherboard

So i am going to purchase an asus rampage IV watercooled motherboard, however i will not be constructing a cooling system for a few months (when i have the rest of the system) will the motherboard run ...
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0answers
81 views

CPU, GPU fans spinning at full speed after shutdown

My computer has been running fine for 4 years, but yesterday it starts to exhibit odd behavior: After I shut down the computer, the CPU and GPU fans start spinning at full speed (everything else ...
1
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2answers
64 views

Connecting mother board, power supply, and tower

I am working on putting together a desktop for the first time and and ran into a problem, I am not sure how to connect the fans that came in my tower, my power supply, and connect them all to the ...
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0answers
29 views

how do I know whether a fan error on post requires action?

I have an HP a6400f PC, (it's a tower) and after a brief power blackout, I started getting a generic "Fan error" problem upon startup. I can click through the error and boot into Ubuntu. ...
2
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3answers
117 views

Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
1
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0answers
407 views

MSI Control Center doesn't save fan speed settings

My problem is that MSI Control Center, for fxa990-gd65 motherboard, doesn't save fan speed settings and resets them every time you shut down / restart the PC. It even has the save/restore settings ...
1
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2answers
92 views

Need assistance in connecting my PSU fan cable

I noticed that my PSU got really hot during gaming (to the point where it shut down my computer). I searched my PSU's model name (AXP-630P12P) and it said that the fan on the PSU was supposed to start ...
1
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1answer
112 views

Cooling fans not working after win8.1 install [closed]

I have Sony vaio vgn fw490 after updating from win 7 to win 8.1 the fans not working. I have installed speedfan but I can see 2 fans but I can't control them. In bios I don't have an advanced tab, so ...
0
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0answers
35 views

How to put a cooler on a CPU?

Some time ago I bought a computer (computer parts to be exact) and I assembled it myself. I have a motherboard GA-TA770-UD3 from Gigabyte with AMD Phenom II X4 955 (Black edition) + stock cooler. ...
0
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0answers
212 views

How much power can a 3/4 pin fan connector handle?

I was thinking of buy 5 very high power 120mm fans. These ones to be sepcific. Delta PFB1212UHE. These fans require a lot of power. They are 4 amp, 48 watts. They sell them with the 3 pin ...
8
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1answer
320 views

SMD transistor on motherboard is blown after a big spark; case fan no longer works

So I installed a new fan and upon turning on the computer there was a huge spark with loud bang. Everything stopped working until I unplugged power from motherboard. Now upon boot, computer says one ...
0
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0answers
88 views

Just built a pc, and the chassis fans are struggling

I have an Antec Three Hundred Two case, which comes with 2 chassis fans. I have an Asus Z87-A motherboard. The PSU is a corsair 850w. When I plugged it all together, and connected the case fans to ...
0
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1answer
986 views

CPU fan turns on for a second and stops, PC does not start at all

I have checked my PSU and it works fine. When I turn on the MOBO, the CPU fan, case fans and the psu fan itself turn on for half a second and then turn off. The PC remains off. The Bios light turns ...
3
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2answers
760 views

Fans keep running after computer is shut down

All the fans (CPU, system fans, PSU) keep running after I shut down Windows 8. This is also the case when I put the system on sleep or hibernate. Sometimes the fans run at full speed after shutdown ...
1
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1answer
6k views

Do I need to replace my CPU or Motherboard, PC not powering on

My PC will not power up at all, after thinking it was the PSU I replaced that to no resolve. When I try to power on the PC the CPU fan will move about 1mm and then nothing. I tried all sorts, but it ...
0
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1answer
398 views

CPU Fan not working properly?

Recently I just built up my own CPU. However, the temperature of my processor tempt to go very high and my CPU fan is not able to cool it off when I run multiple programs. MY CPU temperature can go ...
0
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1answer
1k views

One out of my two system fans is not being recognized by the motherboard

I have an MSI 970A-G43 motherboard and I have two Rosewill RFX-120 fans connected to the sysfan1 and sysfan2 connectors in the motherboard. The fan connected to the sysfan2 port is not being detected ...
1
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0answers
175 views

CPU fan failing to start on boot sometimes

I have a fairly old desktop, which I like to use a fair bit over my newer PC's however sometimes on boot, the CPU fan fails to start. I had this problem previously, and I simply bought a new fan. I ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Did I fry my motherboard or my power supply?

I just installed a second video card (GeForce 7900 series) alongside my older GeForce 6700 Series. After the computer was powered on for about a day, I came back to find the unit dead, with the power ...
0
votes
1answer
427 views

How to control fans rpm manually on Intel DP43BF motherboard

Wonder of how can I manipulate fans' rpm on Intel BP43BF motherboard manually? I've found in Bios only setting to disable automatic fan speed manipulation, but there isn't any way to set rpm speed. ...
0
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1answer
74 views

System fan control on ga-ma69g-s3h

I connected videocard fan to SYS FAN on my mobo: ga-ma69g-s3h. Now it rotates all the time with full speed. I want to control it, for example with SpeedFan. Unfortunatelly I can't achieve that. When I ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Windows 7 won't reduce fan speed

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate, and I have an Asus M2N-X motherboard and an AMD Athlon 64 X2. If I do something, what is raise the temperature, the OS raise also the fan speed. It will stop about 3,3k ...
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1answer
136 views

BSOD's + fan is not working as well

I keep getting a BSOD, varies on when it hits. Here is the error: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the ...
0
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1answer
888 views

How to reduce chassis fan speed with software?

I have replaced an old broken motherboard in a Dell Inspiron (slimline chassis) with a Asus P5KLM-AM motherboard. Now the chassis fan runs at full speed (3750 RPM) at all times, which is very loud. ...
0
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1answer
124 views

Chipset fan on the frtiz - compressed air hasn't fixed anything - is there anything I can do? [closed]

Yesterday, my computer started to make an annoying whining noise. Knowing that this is likely a fan issue, I opened the case and proceeded to determine which fan was causing the issue. I got some ...
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3answers
3k views

PSU failing or Mainboard failing?

I am having some troubles lately powering on my desktop workstation. While starting up the PC after being off for hours (usually at least 8 hours) it randomly fails to do so. What happens is that : ...
4
votes
2answers
14k views

Should I connect my case fan to a pwr_fan or chassis_fan header?

My ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 motherboard has the following fans: 2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin) 2 x Power Fan connector(s) (3-pin) The fan cable connector has three pins (and it ...
2
votes
1answer
916 views

Cooler does not shut down in standby

In some computers, when I put them to stand-by, they do not shut down their fan-based coolers. Even though they go stand-by (and can be waken up with the mouse), they just don't shut up. I have no ...
0
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2answers
170 views

Computer works correctly but CPU fan won't run

I got a used pc from my job since a week. The motherboard is an Intel, model DDG965WH. CPU is Core2 quad. I installed Linux Mint on it. Everything's ok since a couple of days, but I just realized ...
4
votes
5answers
5k views

Compaq Motherboard gives “CPU Fan Error”

I have a motherboard for a HP business desktop dx5150 PC. The model written on the board is "MS-7050" and it is for an AMD socket 939 processor. I got everything installed in it, and when I turned it ...
0
votes
2answers
85 views

Adding functionality to a motherboard?

I have a ASROCK P4VM890 motherboard, which doesn't have controls for variable fan speeds. I was wondering if there are any options available to me, as having the fan running at full speed is not ...
1
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2answers
456 views

PC doesn't turn on

I've got a weird problem. When I try to turn on the computer it makes a weird sound. It sounds like all the fans are getting pulses and turning on-off each second. The on-board light doesn't seem to ...
2
votes
1answer
399 views

Problems with chip fan and CPU fan

I have a five-year-old ASUS motherboard that has been working fine for me for years, until I attempted to power it on yesterday and got a CPU fan speed and chip fan speed warning. Cracking open the ...
1
vote
1answer
265 views

GA-P55A-UD4 SYSFAN 2 problem

I have some strange problems with the mobo in title. I have two fans connected to SYSFAN 1 and 2. Both are the same temp regulated Arctic Cooling F12. They are regulated thru temp sensor which is in ...
1
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1answer
2k views

How do I find out which fan will fit my motherboard?

I have a MSI k9n6gm motherboard. It looks like this: http://us.msi.com/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=1&prod_no=1872# As you can see, the fan's holes aren't really in a square; it's more ...
2
votes
1answer
868 views

Installing a case fan: What to do when there's no spare 3-pin and no Molexes at all?

My fan came with a 3-pin connector and a little extension cord to piggyback on a Molex if necessary. It seems that the only kind of power connector my PSU has is the ATX 1.3 (i.e. SATA), and there's ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Fans not turning off when custom built computer sleeps

I just finished building my custom PC, and I have two 80mm fans that have molex connectors, but not the three pin cables that connect to the motherboard (mine is a MSI H55M-E33). So, I just connect ...
1
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2answers
133 views

Why are most fan controllers limited to a minimum of 5v?

I have a fan that runs at about 3500 rpm at 12v. At 5v (the minimum that my zalman fanmate allows) it runs at about 2000 rpm which is still quite LOUD. I looked on the net for other controllers that ...
3
votes
3answers
280 views

P4 Freezes after few seconds, CPU fan is broken

I got an old P4 generic PC, I want to make a good use of it as a file server. When I opened the case I discovered that the CPU Fan plastic base is broke so it isn't fully attached to the motherboard, ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Windows 7 notebook turn off by itself, how to check if it is due to CPU being too hot?

I have a Dell Studio 15 notebook, and it just started turning off by itself yesterday. Could it be that the CPU is too hot? I have had several notebooks before and every one of them I can put them ...
2
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4answers
145 views

strange problem with my motherboard

i have strange problem with my computer. i tried to turn it on, the computer was started ok, but i didnt see anything on screen. i tried to understand what cause the problem. its was'nt the HD or ...
4
votes
5answers
18k views

HP D530 Startup Error: 512 - Chassis Fan Not Detected

I'm using the HP D530 Motherboard/CPU that I installed in a new case with a 600W PSU. There was a problem with the onboard chassis fan connector (3-wire) not supplying sufficient power to the chassis ...