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So Ive just fired up my first AMD build and Ive got fan speeds pushing 2700, and there not fluctuating with the loads like they should. Now Ive built Intels and this issue has not come up, Ive always just throw it together and fire it up, no problem. I guess I should let you know what where dealing with.
MSI 870-G45, Phenom X4 905e, Ive updated the bios, ran default bios, optimized default, wlth no change. Im using everest to watch rpm's and temps. There is one thing that will drop the revs and its the sorry excuse for a overclocking utility that came packaged with the board. I set it to default and the speed comes down. Oh and Im using a cooler master vortex plus for cooling the cpu.
post #2 of 10
Is there a question somewhere in there, or did you just feel like telling everyone?
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post #3 of 10
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Sorry forgot the question mark, ya the fan speeds stuck at 27-2800, shouldnt this be something that the board bios takes care of normally? or do I have to manually change something on the bios level?
post #4 of 10
1, are the fans capable of voltage regulation?
2, are the BIOS settings correct for the type of fan?
3, are you using the correct fan headers?
4, are the fans designed to work at the speeds you are expecting, or are they pretty much high-speed only?
post #5 of 10
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I should have mentioned Im only concerned with the cpu cooler. Im running stock default settings in the bios. 4 pin header to 4 pin from the fan (cpu cooler). Im certain that with 4 pin the fan speed can be regulated. My question is isnt it as simple as turning this thing on and seeing the bios control the fan(cpu cooler) speeds. Is this to much to ask from an msi motherboard.
post #6 of 10
Check the BIOS for any fan control. If fan control is disabled in the BIOS they will probably just run at full speed.
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post #7 of 10
Are you using the stock cooler? That thing has pretty high RPMs to begin with.
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post #8 of 10
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I am using a Cooler Master Vortex Plus
post #9 of 10
go to bios and look for smart fan or similar.
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post #10 of 10
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Talked with msi support today, they were clueless as to the problem, so they RMA'd it. I enabled smart fan in the bios to 50, and set cpu min. fan speed % to 50 . That slowed the rev's down but the problem was the cpu fan wouldnt react with speed increase when cpu loads/heat increased. Very peculiar, ya so I guess no fun till the board makes a round trip to who knows where, thats OK Ive got backup, Intel Extreme DX48BT2 Bonetrail, paired with Q9550, this AMD build was suppose to be my gateway into the amd world so far not so great.
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