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hello I have CM excaliburs and I want to slow them down as they are to loud!

In my bios there is Auto, PWM and Voltage. I changed it to PWM but it made no difference, Am I doing something wrong? Any help?

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Turn system smart fan control off, and use Speedfan if you can to change the fan speeds. Changing it to PWM will simply change the way it controls the fan. If you want to set speeds yourself then an OS application would be the best option to crank them down.
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Depends on the bios. In mine for example I can set the duty cycle, on 50, 75 or 100% if I remember right.
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Turn system smart fan control off, and use Speedfan if you can to change the fan speeds. Changing it to PWM will simply change the way it controls the fan. If you want to set speeds yourself then an OS application would be the best option to crank them down.
Anyone know where Speedfan is? all I can find is Smartfan. Also any ideas on a App which I could change the fans with? All I want to do is turn them down from full, its doing me ears damage...

I am getting a fan controller, I was going to get one a while ago. I was getting the aquaero 4 but them I found the Aquaero 5 is coming out so I thought I should wait, but now my ears are paying the price! So any help would be much appricated.

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Speedfan is here : http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php. If your Gigabyte board is similar to my GA-EP45-UD3 then you should be able to control 4-pin fan headers with Speedfan.
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Speedfan is here : http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php. If your Gigabyte board is similar to my GA-EP45-UD3 then you should be able to control 4-pin fan headers with Speedfan.
Im noob at this how do I go about it? anywhere special that I need to plug the fans in?
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Looks like your board only has 2 4-pin headers, cpu fan and sys fan2 headers. You need to connect fans to those headers and then you will have to configure Speedfan to control those headers. This page should give you some ideas of how to do that : http://www.gadgetbuilder.com/Computer/SpeedFanInfo.html
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