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lo and behold, the fan still runs when set to 0 in trixx...
is there any program that can do it or is it impossible due to bios?
Edited by ihatelolcats - 4/14/12 at 11:42am
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Why in god's name would you set the fan to 0......
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghooble View Post

Why in god's name would you set the fan to 0......

house fire = insurance claim.


profit?
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low and behold, the fan still runs when set to 0 in trixx...
is there any program that can do it or is it impossible due to bios?

It's like that for a reason. Turn off the fan, and you'll cook the chip.
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what if...i had it set...so that it would come on at a certain temperature
a temperature well below cooking temperature


nah
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ihatelolcats View Post

what if...i had it set...so that it would come on at a certain temperature
a temperature well below cooking temperature
nah

The issue is that no air movement would cause the chip to heat up so quickly that the fan would have to spin up. It would be better to leave it at the lowest allowed speed so that some air will flow around the heatsink.

EDIT: You could give Afterburner a shot. I honestly don't know if any of those types of programs will allow the fan to turn off.

As an example of the size of a heatsink you would need to not have a fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131442

Even a little bit of airflow (like gently blowing against your hand) will do much better than a no-airflow situation.
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Seriously. There is NO good situation/reason where you would/could/should turn that fan to 0.
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meh/ just unplug the fan wire and enjoy your new cooking oven.
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afterburner doesn't work either. i guess it's a bios protection

forget i asked lol
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