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This is crazy. So my Tuniq came in two days ago and I decided to mount it on the weekend...I just got it in the case. My question...is.....NOISE! Maybe I'm doing something wrong? This thing is LOUD! *** -_-" I thought it is quieter than this. I have provided two 10 second sound clips. First one is right next to the TT. Second one is about one foot away from it. [Use realplayer] Is it suppose to be like this?

I'm running it everything on stock right now and I'm getting 36ºC-37ºC idle. Shouldn't I be able to get lower temps [I saw someone say they got something in the 20ºC's (maybe around 26ºC?)]? On 100% load, it wouldn't go past 48ºC.
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Have you installed the fan controller that comes with the Tuniq? You can adjust the fan to a high setting during gaming and turn it down when its idle.
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Yes I installed it. Doesn't seem to be making a difference when I turn the knob..

Edit: Is yours quiet?
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I have a 80% load @ 34ºC on my P5B Deluxe. Probably due to the Asus heat sensor.

Might have to reseat it to get my 3.4ghz =D
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You must be really sensitive to noise, I read in a review that the fan operates at a max of 34dba o_O
    
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Yes I installed it. Doesn't seem to be making a difference when I turn the knob..

Edit: Is yours quiet?
Its a little louder than the Big Typhoon even with an FM121, but honestly it doesn't bother me all that much.
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You must be really sensitive to noise, I read in a review that the fan operates at a max of 34dba o_O
Not true. If you ever saw a benchmark on tomshardware, it went up to around 49dB.

Okay, weird thing just happened. I was skeptical so I did a little test. On the P5W DH Deluxe mobo their's a DH Remote. Along with the remote or the software, there is a "Noise Off" function." Which lowers the fan speed and vcores and adjust everything accordingly to run at minimum levels to reduce noise. So I tried it. Noise level was reduced immediately. [Similiar to the BT VX I had].

I just remembered something. About the controller...mine may be faulty. Mine had one of the wires broken. For those who have the TT, you know the part that joins the fan and the controller. It has 2 pins. The part from the controller has a red and black rubber/wire attachment to it. The black one is unattached. This might be where the fault is..
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Also callled smartfan on Gigabyte boards
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post #9 of 13
49 db is pretty loud for a fan. The BT is only max of 21db on the new vx version, which is not loud at all.

Attach the black wire and see hwta the fan controller does for ya... It really shouldnt be unbearable... Just a little noisy on max...
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Believe me..it's heaven and hell if when I compare the setting I put with the mobo software [the "Noise Off"] and when I turn it off.
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