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So I just got done building a friend a PC with an Asus M4A87TD EVO mobo, a Phenom II X4 955 and a Scythe Mugen 2. When the power turns on, the fan spins normally for a few seconds then stops. I then get a CPU Fan Error message. What can I do to fix this? Please help.
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is it a 4pin fan that plugs into the board or a 3pin that plugs into the board? sounds like the board isnt telling the fan control circuitry to keep the fan going, and the fan stops, causing the error. Go into bios and set the minimum fan speed to a higher value, or, set the fan start threshold below average room temperature. That way when it fires up it will keep going.

If that doesnt do it, get a new 120mm fan and try again.
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is it a 4pin fan that plugs into the board or a 3pin that plugs into the board? sounds like the board isnt telling the fan control circuitry to keep the fan going, and the fan stops, causing the error. Go into bios and set the minimum fan speed to a higher value, or, set the fan start threshold below average room temperature. That way when it fires up it will keep going.

If that doesnt do it, get a new 120mm fan and try again.
Its a 4pin. Where should I do this in the BIOS?
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look for anything pertaining to fan control. It may be under chipset properties it may be under computer health (sensors page), it could be in a number of pages. Look for it
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