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Which case fans works with SpeedFan?

post #1 of 7
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I purchased these case fans from Newegg and I can't set the fan speed with them: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999061

Does anyone know which case fans work with SpeedFan?
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post #2 of 7
you have to plug them directly into the mobo.
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It's not the fan, it's your motherboard. I've never gotten speedfan to work with controlling fans plugged into my motherboard. Ever. Any 3-pin fan you plug into your motherboard should be controllable via speedfan if it's supported on your motherboard. If not, then you're outta luck (you can find a hardwired fan controller too...).
    
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22 db is really dead quiet anyway.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by mnishimura00 View Post
you have to plug them directly into the mobo.
Its directly plugged into the mobo and my motherboard is on the supported list in SpeedFan. The only fan I can control in my system is the CPU fan. I'm starting to think it's a problem with the case fan itself. Maybe it doesn't have a high enough RPM to warrant speed changes?
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post #6 of 7
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Okay, I found out the reason why most case fans out there do not work with the motherboard. The case fan has to support PWM in order to control the fan speed through the mobo. Like this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186015
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post #7 of 7
no, some mobos can adjust the volts to the fan pin header and some cant, depends on the chipset and bios.
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