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I enabled QFan & put it on Standard & I tried Silent but it didnt do anything at all. Am I missing something? Sorry for my ignorance its been awhile since ive really done any BIOS tweaking.

CPU fans are plugged into the CPU Header also. I cant seem to get my Fans under 2008 RPM
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post #2 of 14
Either something in your BIOS or a drivers problem. Try re-installing your mobo drivers or playing in the BIOS
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I did a complete Format & Installed the latest BIOS Still cant change the fan speed. The way its connected is 3 Pin Connector on the 4 pin CPU header. In the BIOS I have Q-fan enabled. I tired Standard & Silent. I didnt try to set anything Manually yet but im going to try in a minute
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post #4 of 14
wait, you didn't try manual speeds for the fan yet?!?!? GO AHEAD try it out!!!
post #5 of 14
go to your control pannel and under power options pick a setting, like balanced or powersaver. and it should work then.
post #6 of 14
you need 4 pin fans to control via software IIRC
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
you need 4 pin fans to control via software IIRC
he speaks truth
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This is my First ever Intel CPU & Board so ignore my ignorance lol. I am coming from AMD so AMD boards are different. So now what am I supposed to do to get my CPU Fans lowered. Right now they are both running at 2008 RPM. I have tryed to set Manual settings in the BIOS & everything with no change at all.

So am I going to need to buy a 4 pin adapter?
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post #9 of 14
You need a four pin fan
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Can you explain to my why instead of saying I need this. I was using this A70 on my AMD setup with no problems. I have my 2 fans connected together using a 3 pin adapter. On the AMD board it allows me to Choose 3 pin then I manually set Options to Degrease the fan speed in the BIOS.

How come I cannot do this with Intel boards? So im guessing that buying the A70 was a waste of time then since I need to buy more stuff for it to work on Intel.
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