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i think he slowed down the fan with his finger.
i was making it a joke saying anomoly.
i'll be back with an edit in a minute. im lol'ing too hard
i have no clue what your case looks like. can you post a pic on an empty case or what the removable side panel looks like ? you may need a few fans to expel the hot air too.
Edited by pc-illiterate - 4/17/11 at 5:59am
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Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post
i think he slowed down the fan with his finger.
i was making it a joke saying anomoly.
i'll be back with an edit in a minute. im lol'ing too hard
i have no clue what your case looks like. can you post a pic on an empty case or what the removable side panel looks like ? you may need a few fans to expel the hot air too.
Buddy, educate yourself on this knowledge I am about to drop on you. The stock AMD fan is temperature controlled. There is a temp diode on it like this:




The fan will decrease or increase in RPM depending upon how hot it gets.
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Here are the images
http://img576.imageshack.us/g/04172011754.jpg/

I also must say that my case is junk...very small, no room for cable management, that is why i've always had cooling issues.
And yeah, there is dust inside...can't clean all of it though..just fans etc

And of course, i shot these pictures with a Nokia N73 so kinda bad quality.

EDIT:
I also flipped the fan a few times while the PC was on to figure out best CPU temp and the way it is now is much better.
Edited by farmdve - 4/17/11 at 6:09am
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Buddy, educate yourself on this knowledge I am about to drop on you. The stock AMD fan is temperature controlled. There is a temp diode on it like this:




The fan will decrease or increase in RPM depending upon how hot it gets.
first off "buddy" dont call me buddy. i aint even your friend. take your s**t attitude the way of the dodo, capeche ?
and it took seeing the pic to know he probably touched the diode.
seeing that most fans plug into a pwm controlled socket that controls fans speed and a lot of people buy an aftermarket hsf without touching the stock units and also not ALL amd stock fans have a diode, im pretty sure you now know where this is going.
drop the attitude. no point in being an ass because you think you know it all. you arent my mom or my wife. ok ?
now if you want to be friends , maybe we can work on it.

farmerdve, can you find an old toothbrush and clean all those fans ? if you can get some airflow into the bottom front of your case, it should help quite a bit.
it should run cooler for the fact that it will now run until the air coming through the fan is warm from the heatsink doing its job instead of the cooler air coming from the fan.
unless the diode is heat shielded on the blade side and unshielded on the hsf. but you wouldnt have experienced the drop in temps so that is a pretty moot point.
Edited by pc-illiterate - 4/17/11 at 6:23am
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post #15 of 19
Yay, little kiddies fighting over semantics. When you guys are done how about you suggest the guy get a better cooler, or just give up and call it a day.
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@Zero
I was planning on getting the Hyper 212+ or whatever is in the same price range(only better)

@pc-illiterate
If i want to put an extra fan on the bottom of the case i need to drill holes as there are none. I haven't the tools for that so it will be difficult. Plus the card is in the way so that's another obstacle.
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if you cant add a fan, yep a better cooler. but you already figured that out. and you cant beat the performance of the 212+ as you apparently also know.

btw, i'd love to have 1 of those fans. the stock asus labeled fan i have added to my freezer 64 runs a constant 4500 rpm. it would be nice to have it slow itself down so i dont hear the damned thing 24/7
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Use speedfan for that. Works for me otherwise the fan has been as fast as 6300rpm and even 6400.
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no. freezer fan is on the pwm header. the asus runs from the chassis fan header.
i can either deal with full speed or find a fan controller. i'll deal with the noise until i upgrade.
speedfan does run the freezer fan though . says it's at 0% while it happily, and quietly, spins along at 869 rpm. i guess i could use a y splitter for both fans but i'd rather but the 8 bucks to something more useful
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