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Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4 Sys Fan II Only runs at 5 Volts ?

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I've posted this question before with other Gigabyte boards I've owned where the Sys Fan II 4 pin fan header only supplies 5 volts.
First I just want to ask if anyone else with a GA-Z68XP-UD4 has noticed this. I'm just trying to figure out what usefull purpose it serves, for me it's just a wasted, much needed fan header. I like to keep my rig to a minimum with three fans plus CPU and don't like the added clutter of molex or fan controllers.
When I asked this in the past I got very little response and have never gotten an answer from Gigabyte as to why they would cripple Sys Fan II
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I think it's throttled based on the board temp (which never changes that much).
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