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Now, this may be a bit inappropriate here, but it would be too vague in the Air Cooling forum.

Anyway, it is a given that when you pick up a 95W/125W Phenom II, and you get the stock cooler that has heatpipes, it comes with that astoundingly loud AVC 70x20 fan, right?

Now, I am aware that two versions of this fan exist.
One has the thermistor (blue dot near the hub) to automatically vary its speed based on detected temperature, the other has no thermistor and relies purely on PWM/Voltage in order to lower/increase its speed.

I want one of these non-thermistor-controlled fans.
The problem is, I've gone through numerous chips, only to find that none exist.
An X6 1050, X4 955 as well as some other random Phenoms, and all have this annoying thermistor-controlled fan.

The maximum free-air speed in my 30+C ambients are about 3,000++RPM or so, and that's... Boring, so to speak.
I am a purveyor of loud fans.

As such, I require information so as to assist me in locating the batches of chips or certain chips that have this fully manually operated fan in which I can ramp the speed up to its absolute maximum of 7,000+RPM.
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Curious here, but why not just replace the stock fan with a better fan (keeping the same heatsink if that's your goal)?
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I'm pretty sure all 3 of mine have 4 Pin PWM connectors. You're more than welcome to a few. lol
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where would i find this blue dot? I dont see it on my stock heatsink from my 1100T BE. That means its the one you're looking for, right?
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Short out the thermistor. It will go to max speed.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Volvo;15153682 
Now, this may be a bit inappropriate here, but it would be too vague in the Air Cooling forum.

Anyway, it is a given that when you pick up a 95W/125W Phenom II, and you get the stock cooler that has heatpipes, it comes with that astoundingly loud AVC 70x20 fan, right?

Now, I am aware that two versions of this fan exist.
One has the thermistor (blue dot near the hub) to automatically vary its speed based on detected temperature, the other has no thermistor and relies purely on PWM/Voltage in order to lower/increase its speed.

I want one of these non-thermistor-controlled fans.
The problem is, I've gone through numerous chips, only to find that none exist.
An X6 1050, X4 955 as well as some other random Phenoms, and all have this annoying thermistor-controlled fan.

The maximum free-air speed in my 30+C ambients are about 3,000++RPM or so, and that's... Boring, so to speak.
I am a purveyor of loud fans.

As such, I require information so as to assist me in locating the batches of chips or certain chips that have this fully manually operated fan in which I can ramp the speed up to its absolute maximum of 7,000+RPM.

Until the fan shells out spraying your room with tiny fan blades going near the speed of sound. biggrin.gif
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Your desire for this fan has me puzzled sir. Unless you are making a juicer or just enjoy falling asleep to the whine of electric motor, there is no logical explanation I can think of. Do tell?
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I don't see any blue dots on my stock heatsink where is it found exactly? Is it hidden or something?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtistDeAlec;15158187 
I don't see any blue dots on my stock heatsink where is it found exactly? Is it hidden or something?

Its next to the middle of the fan, i can see mine, it looks like a blue ball or something, i cant explain it, if you can't see it you don't have it, mine is so easy to spot.
post #10 of 29
I have no idea what is going on in here, and it seems like shenanigans. I was curious though and I went through my box of computer crap and have 13 stock heat sinks from Phenoms and PhenomII's and none of them have this blue dot of which is of import.
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