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Hey guys I built my new rig the other night. Everything seems to be going well, but I'm experiencing "high" idle temperatures, which I think can be attributed to low fan rpms. The temperature of my room when I took these readings was the less than 68F.



All the fans were 3 pin, so I changed the control in the bios to voltage instead of PWM, but the mobo is still not increasing the speed of the fans. Do I need to change some other settings?

What program other than speedfan (it does not work) can I use to increase the speed of these fans?

Am I screwed? Do I need fan controller?
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What is the max RPM speed of your fan?
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post #3 of 7
Those aren't that high man. Plus you might have some stuck sensors. There no need to worry about idle temps either, it's the load that you should be concerned with.
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Originally Posted by krnb0iek View Post
What is the max RPM speed of your fan?
I just ran prime95 for 15 minutes and these are the results:


There is obviously something wrong..

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Originally Posted by Smykster View Post
Those aren't that high man. Plus you might have some stuck sensors. There no need to worry about idle temps either, it's the load that you should be concerned with.
Stuck sensors? How do I unstuck them....?

I want my fans running at least 500 rpms. When the fans are running so slow that I can make out the sticker on them, they are not doing much.
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Not too sure about Gigabyte bios, but you might want to check to see if you have your cpu fan speed set to "Quiet" or "Auto," which might be making your fan spin at such low speeds.
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These seem regular. My CPU reaches these temps as well.
    
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try voltage instead of pwm or no fan control
   
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