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post #1 of 24
Thread Starter 
hey,

I built my computer about 3 months ago and I thought I'd get used to my really noisy beast.
but it is really annoying...I tried everything

for some reason "Speedfan" (a program) can't see my fans

I have 6 stock Bitfenix Shinobi fans and my CPU fan is stock also. I'm assuming it's my Power Supply (Seasonic Gold 750W) but I'm not sure.

May you have any ideas?


- RedSnow
Edited by RedSnow - 4/6/14 at 6:04pm
post #2 of 24
What CPU do you have ?

Since you're using a stock fan that is likely your culprit

The other likely culprit is your GPU (if it is using a blower style design)
post #3 of 24
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I have an i7 4770k...and I unplugged the CPU fan once just too see and it was still the same.

my GPU is an ASUS gtx 770 OC
post #4 of 24
I think those case fans are rated at 26db+ at max speed. get some better fans and a better cpu cooler.
I don't think it's your psu.
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post #5 of 24
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but can't i turn them down somehow?
post #6 of 24
Get a fan controller if you haven't got one, they're inexpensive.
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post #7 of 24
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are they easy to install?
post #8 of 24
Fan controllers are a must really. Very easy to install. Just connect all the fans to it and connect power.
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by RedSnow View Post

but can't i turn them down somehow?

well you said speedfan can't detect them. what motherboard do you have? some come with fan control in the bios, or like my asus board it has asus fanxpert that lets me do what I want with 4 of my case fans and my cpu fan. or I can let my bios control them, but I have all of them at max speed except my 2 intakes I turn up when gaming, all the other fans run max speed and I really cant hear them but I run all Noctua fans of 6 for the case and 1 on my Noctua cpu cooler. also how many pins/wires on your fans? need to have at least 3 wires for speedfan to detect them and are they connected to motherboard fan headers or directly to the power supply?.
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post #10 of 24
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i have an ASUS Z87-A

i honestly don't know many pins on fans are...they are connected to my motherboard
Edited by RedSnow - 4/6/14 at 7:35pm
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