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I just replaced an old RMA'd broken motherboard with the same motherboard and I'm getting this error in the BIOS, I cant even get to windows... what does this mean? I looked at the monitor tab in the bios and it says good temps... and the lights on my H100 are turned on as if its working, and the fans are all working..
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Mine says that if I don't have a fan plugged into the "CPU Fan 1" header (or something similar). It's dependent on that single header, so you can have fans plugged into everywhere else and it'll still complain smile.gif
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It means that there is no RPM signal going into the CPU fan header on the motherboard. You have two options:

1. Plug a fan, or the RPM reporting wire from your H100, into the CPU fan header.

2. Disable CPU fan monitoring in the BIOS. On the ASUS EUFI it is usually under the "Monitor" tab, switch "CPU Fan Speed" to "Ignore"
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Edited by GingerJohn - 3/27/13 at 1:38pm
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well that was easy, thanks... the exlcamation point really necessary? almost had a heart attack when I saw CPU and error in the same sentance with an exclamation point

CPU ERROR! OMGOMG!!!
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Edited by iPDrop - 3/27/13 at 1:50pm
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Originally Posted by iPDrop View Post

ok, haha ill try that out thanks, the exlcamation point really necessary? almost had a heart attack when I saw CPU and error in the same sentance with an exclamation point

CPU ERROR! OMGOMG!!!lachen.gif

Keeps you on your toes.

It is a big deal if you have an air cooler with the fan plugged into the CPU fan header, if the fan doesn't start I would want to know about it.

I have my pump RPM reporting lead tied into that header, it means that if the pump fails to turn at startup then I know about it straight away.
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