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Sebastian Rivas Mar 11, 2010, 01:47pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hello!

I'm having trouble speeding up my CPU fan speed (and every fan other than the GOU's)

I have SpeedFan installed and i try to tune it but it just wont change... 2000RPM always-..

My CPU fan is the one with the Dark Knight HSF and my case fans are the ones that came with my Kandalf case

Any thoughts???

Thanks!


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PIRATE Mar 11, 2010, 02:32pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?
Did you disable any fan speed options in the BIOS?

On mine, the smart EQ wont let me adjust speeds from within windows. (Phoenix Award BIOS)

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john albrich Mar 11, 2010, 03:47pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?

For some motherboards you have to experiment with various settings and user fan speed control might be limited or even be unavailable.

For example, the "Automatic Fan Speed" checkbox, the "Configure">"Fans" checkboxes, and sometimes even the nitty-gritty elements in "Configure">"Advanced" for specific chips on the mobo.

Your specific question might be addressed by this speedfan FAQ:
"Why can't my motherboard change fan speeds even if the sensor chip should be able to?"
http://www.almico.com/sffaq.php


If you continue to have problems or feel it's not enough, go to the almico.com website and check out the fora.
http://www.almico.com/forumedituser.php
In the past, he's been pretty good about addressing user problems.

Sebastian Rivas Mar 11, 2010, 05:24pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?
thanks a lot! If after trying everything else I still fail to modify fan speeds, I'll ask again!

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john albrich Mar 11, 2010, 05:56pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?

You should also make sure your fans actually provide an RPM feedback wire. Most typically these days, if your fans have 3 wires that plug-in to a 3-wire connector on the mobo, then they should be able to provide that feedback.

Without that third wire a typical motherboard will not obtain direct speed feedback from a fan. In such cases depending on the fan speed reporting hardware and software, you may see a speed of 0 or an apparently random value(s).

The speed of a 2-wire fan can still be controlled, but you won't see any related changes reported in the fan speed readings in typical motherboards. However if the speed is successfully varied from low to high values, you should be able to hear a change in the noise created by a given fan. CPU and video card fan noise changes are usually very obvious: case fans may not be so obvious.

Sebastian Rivas Mar 11, 2010, 09:35pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?
all my fans have 3 wires, but still wont change the RPM (by the way, I can see the speed of the fans, i just cant change it)

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Cara Michelle May 05, 2010, 06:15pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Fan Speeds not adjustable?
Actually you can set the rpm in speedfan. Meaning you don't actually need to control the voltages. Although if you want to do it hardware you can get a physical fan controller.

Russell Rones May 14, 2010, 03:41am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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