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NF4 Chipset fan help

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My chipset fan's going to die. Either it will commit suicide, or I'm going to take it out and smash it. Sometimes when I switch on the PC a grinding sound starts and it runs from 4000-5000rpm from it's usuall 6000+.
I need some suggestions, the Thermalright HR-05 is meant to be quite good?
Thanks
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post #2 of 6
thats fine, its because the northbridge (at a certain temperature) has the fan on at 100%. So if your idling at 30, your NB may go up to like 50 for example, and therefore the fan will run at 100%.

and yes, the Thermalright HR-05 is good.
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I use the zalman ZM-NB47J on my nforce 4. I too experienced the grinding annoying stock chipset fan
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The HR-05 or HR-05-SLI is a great cooler, do check for compatibility!
If your MB isn't listed, there are specs on them to do the measuring for fit yourself
    
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Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
The HR-05 or HR-05-SLI is a great cooler, do check for compatibility!
If your MB isn't listed, there are specs on them to do the measuring for fit yourself
Agreed ^^

I use one at the moment on my NF4 chipset.

Check out my review @
http://www.overclock.net/other-cooli...ge-cooler.html
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post #6 of 6
Evercool makes a nice one as well that is inexpensive (VC-RE)
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