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Hyper TX3 fan problem?

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Hey everyone. Just finished building my brother's computer (see specs below). I've run into a small problem though.

I got a TX3 because it was $5 off and would be a good cooler if he wanted to unlock the extra core. However, when I booted it up, it sounded like a jet engine. The fan speed is maxed out. It's plugged into the only motherboard 4-pin connector (I assume the pwm connector). Is it normal for the fan to be spinning this fast under normal conditions with no unlock or overclock?

Any help is appreciated. Below are the system specs:

ASrock 880gm-le
Phenom ii x3 720BE
2x2GB Crucial 1333Mhz
Hyper TX3 w/ AS5
Xigmatek ASGuard 2
Xigmatek 400W PSU
500GB Caviar Blue
Lite-on DVD Burner
Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit
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Everthing in the bios is likely on default settings.
Go to H/W monitor in the bios and setup CPU quiet fan.
It is disabled by default.

Good luck

Gyro
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4x2gb OCZ ddr2 1066 plats seagate 320gb sata lg supermulti dvd WIN 7 64 
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acer p221w ms SS ST75F-P 750w CM 690modded w/KazeMaster pro 
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Originally Posted by Gyro View Post
Everthing in the bios is likely on default settings.
Go to H/W monitor in the bios and setup CPU quiet fan.
It is disabled by default.

Good luck

Gyro
That was easy. Kinda feel stupid now... +rep

I set the target temp to 50C and the Fan Speed to Level 5 (out of 1-9). I can lower the target temp to 45C, however will the fan bypass the target fan speed if the temps go higher than 45C?
Edited by rdfloyd - 8/2/11 at 5:14pm
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WD Caviar Black 500GB x2 in RAID0 Lite-on 24x DVD Burner XSPC RX240 Kit Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
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WD Caviar Black 500GB x2 in RAID0 Lite-on 24x DVD Burner XSPC RX240 Kit Windows 7 Professional 
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