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Hi guys. I have the EVGA X58 Classified 3 motherboard (http://www.frys.com/product/6413312) and that small fan they put on the NB heatsink is louder than all the fans combined inside my case! Is there a way to adjust it's speed? Or would it be alright if I removed the fan entirely? And just keep a 120mm fan on my side panel of the case.
    
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Hi guys. I have the EVGA X58 Classified 3 motherboard (http://www.frys.com/product/6413312) and that small fan they put on the NB heatsink is louder than all the fans combined inside my case! Is there a way to adjust it's speed? Or would it be alright if I removed the fan entirely? And just keep a 120mm fan on my side panel of the case.
Take a look in the bios. Set the fan to auto maybe? Or you could look into buying a more quite fan or aftermarket cooling that's more quite?
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Take a look in the bios. Set the fan to auto maybe? Or you could look into buying a more quite fan or aftermarket cooling that's more quite?
Hmmm I was under the impression that EVGA fan was something specific for that motherboard. I'll take a look around and see if there is a silent fan that size to fit the ND heatsink. It's such a small fan though lol I can barely measure the damn thing! haha
    
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Ok I tried measuring the thing I think it's a 50mm fan..haha
    
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You can buy those. I have one myself made my Akasa.
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dump it for a EK waterblock =P
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Go into the bios and drop it down to say 70%. Auto is nice but put the fan in low speed. Of course as with an auto temp feature it waits till the chip is screaming hot till it speeds up the fan. I never use auto.
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Go into the bios and drop it down to say 70%. Auto is nice but put the fan in low speed. Of course as with an auto temp feature it waits till the chip is screaming hot till it speeds up the fan. I never use auto.
Yep, sounds good.
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