Cooler Master Hyper N520 is set with asus q-fan to standard, bu it always runs at max rpm, I tried the phenom II fan and the mobo regulates that one one more thing to note, the Cooler Master Hyper N520 is a 3-pin fan connector, and the other one i tested was 4 pin. The mobo CAN regulate my 3pin chassis fan on the cha1 fan port. Any idea why this cpu fan runs at full blast all the time?
Edit: I confirmed that it runs all 3pin CPU fans at max regardless of fan setting, works for 4pin cpu fans, mobo manual says compatible with old 3pin cpu fans.
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Compatible with 3-pin fans is not the same as can perform PWM like (4-pin) speed control. Without a separate fan controller the 3-pin fan can only operate at its normal speed. Good luck!
So everything is working they way is should be working? That's all I wanted to know, thank you.