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In an effort to make my computer quieter, I the Q-Fan control in my BIOS to "Ultra silent", which makes my CPU fan run at the lowest possible RPM (around 600). This keeps my CPU at around 52-55 at idle, which is fine, but it doesnt speed up when the CPU heats up. I ran two copys of Prime95, but killed them when the CPU shot up to 65c with no increase in fan speed! I thought the BIOS was supposed to monitor CPU temp and adjust the fan speed accordingly. How can I set it to run it as slow as possible, but ramp up when it heats up?
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There are few Asus users that enable Q-fan. Rather, a fan controller will do the job. Perhaps I am a control freak, or jsut paranoid, but I wanna know that the HS fans are cranked up when I game or benchmark.

If you are dead-set on Q-Fan Control, then check the Fan Control option below Q-Fan Control. That may have something to do with thresholds of rpm's. That is a guess as I have never used the feature.

Good luck.
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Yeah, I would use something better to auto control teh fans, possibly software.

I, myself, am going to use the aquaero LCD screen.
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