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I once wrote about how my stock fan went up to 6k rpm. I played shogun 2 for a some hours and after removing my headphone I found out that the case is very loud. I checked on hardware monitor and I found this


So, why does my fan goes up to that speed if the CPU temperature didn't reach 50C? Is there some way to control it and fit it to my CPU temps (max safe of 60C)? Also, will it blow anytime soon?
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AMD stock cooelers suck! They have a small fan, the only way the tiny little fan can move air to keep your CPU cool is by reving up high. Accroding to your HWMoniter, your hitting almost 50c playing a game, with a tine overclock to 3.4, Can I ask what VCore you used to hit your OC? Also I would recomend you swap out that stock cooler for a CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ if your doing any OC on a BE chip 60c is the max safe temp, but 55c is the one to keep under for max chip life...your 955BE will have a better chance to become unstable past 55c. So I wouldnt tone down that fan as your pretty close to the traget temp as is.
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So as far as HWmonitor pro goes you can usually (If you have a 4 pin CPU connector) right click on the "CPU: 100" and there should be a drop down box where you can choose from a list of speeds. Hopefully that will help, you can also try speedfan to try to control your chassis/CPU fans but I do not know if your motherboard supports such control.
post #4 of 12
You need to go into your BIOS and change it. It depends on what kind of board you have but you should have an option for target CPU temp (set it to a higher value), or maybe some preset profiles (performance, silent, etc.).

Would be even better to get a new heatsink tho
     
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I just noticed, is your hdd temp really Idleing at 54c? I had to go back and look at your moniter..but all your temps are peaking realy high for a 955 be running game's or am I just a panzy? lol I dont think my temps have ever been that high.
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Well ye I'm going to get hyper 212+, I thought its useless because my temps are fine and I haven't done a voltage tweak, only heavily overclocked my VGA (I use this PC for comp gaming, 1280x1024 CRT).

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I just noticed, is your hdd temp really Idleing at 54c? I had to go back and look at your moniter..but all your temps are peaking realy high for a 955 be running game's or am I just a panzy? lol I dont think my temps have ever been that high.
Not sure about HDD temp but thats not idling, kinda moved some stuff across partitions etc., and heavily oc'd my VGA, also its about 37C outside and I didn't turn on my conditioner yet .
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Still for a HDD that seems warm, even my warmest drives in WD Caviar Blacks get to 45C on a hot day while busy. Is there any fans nearby the hdd to at least blow air through it?
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post #8 of 12
yeah thats qute high
My ambients around 30-35c
hdds(5 of them) report 28-34c though O.o
how to cool below ambient on air
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Well ye I'm going to get hyper 212+, I thought its useless because my temps are fine and I haven't done a voltage tweak, only heavily overclocked my VGA (I use this PC for comp gaming, 1280x1024 CRT).



Not sure about HDD temp but thats not idling, kinda moved some stuff across partitions etc., and heavily oc'd my VGA, also its about 37C outside and I didn't turn on my conditioner yet .
What kind of case have you put that stuff in?? it being 37c make's alot of sence lol. but still your stuff is a tad on the warm side. I wouldnt drop any fan profile's down or anything like that unless you plan to get some better flow.
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I just noticed, is your hdd temp really Idleing at 54c? I had to go back and look at your moniter..but all your temps are peaking realy high for a 955 be running game's or am I just a panzy? lol I dont think my temps have ever been that high.
Dude before I got my 212+ My intel P4 in my media system ran at upwards of 50C. That was on the stock intel cooler. Now its below 90F, dunno what C that is

Edit: that was at IDLE too
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