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post #1651 of 7108
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I use it and it works perfectly for both chassis and CPU fans

In order to avoid assuming anything...you're using PWM fans hooked up to those CPU headers...right?
The fans I have plugged into the chassis fan headers only have 3 pins and they're being controlled just fine. The fans I have plugged into the CPU headers also have 3 pins but are always running at full speed.

Not sure why one header will control then just fine them the other doesnt.
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post #1652 of 7108
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I use it and it works perfectly for both chassis and CPU fans

In order to avoid assuming anything...you're using PWM fans hooked up to those CPU headers...right?

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Originally Posted by Abula View Post
Maybe the H80 has software controlling the fans, not allowing the Asus software to do it?

I did some reading. It seems the H80 doesn't include PWM fans, which is exactly why Fan Xpert isn't working for Sin. Corsair intends for users to use the fan control located on the waterblock, for some reason.
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post #1653 of 7108
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Maybe the H80 has software controlling the fans, not allowing the Asus software to do it?
This doesnt only apply to the H80 fans. I didnt plug my fans directly into the H80
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post #1654 of 7108
When I plug my UK3K into the chassis header, it works just fine but when I plug it into the CPU header, it runs at full speed only.
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post #1655 of 7108
Have you checked the bios into how are the chasis n cpu fans setup?

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Have you checked the bios into how are the chasis n cpu fans setup?
Yup, first thing I checked.
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post #1657 of 7108
This isn't a new problem. Simply put, QFan only works on chassis fans, for whatever reason, and not on the CPU fan headers. CPU fan speeds are only adjustable via PWM, not via limiting voltage. I assume this is intended as a safety feature, though that's only an assumption. Either way it's a bad idea.

Here's a thread from awhile back.

http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?...Language=en-us

Clearly, ASUS has decided to keep this "design choice".
Edited by RussellG - 8/9/11 at 12:03am
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post #1658 of 7108
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This isn't a new problem. Simply put, QFan only works on chassis fans, for whatever reason, and not on the CPU fan headers. CPU fan speeds are only adjustable via PWM, not via limiting voltage. I assume this is intended as a safety feature, though that's only an assumption. Either way it's a bad idea.

Here's a thread from awhile back.

http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?...Language=en-us

Clearly, ASUS has decided to keep this "design choice".
Thanks for the info...

Having these fans running at 2600RPM is loud
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post #1659 of 7108
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Thanks for the info...

Having these fans running at 2600RPM is loud
Have any available chassis headers?

Or you could always use the H80's controller.
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Have any available chassis headers?

Or you could always use the H80's controller.
I have one left I think but there are two fans I need to control. In order to use the H80s controller, you have to open up the case and press the button on the pump. Kind of lame.

I might be able to order a 3 pin splitter and use that. That's how I'm controlling the 2 80mm fans I have.
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