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March 29, 2010 9:58:24 PM

hi all
i was wondering is it normal for athlon II x4 630 to not increase the CPU fan speed even temperature has risen to 55 C ?
i havent overclocked or anything. just ran stress test and noticed this.
thx!
a c 106 à CPUs
March 29, 2010 10:13:59 PM

Do you have the cpu fan speed control switched on in BIOS and installed cool-n-quiet?
a b à CPUs
March 30, 2010 3:58:07 AM

Even for 55c it should not be spinning at its full speed.

If you're worried then you can manually set fan speed in BIOS.
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March 31, 2010 5:26:01 PM

ty for the replies. the bios only had min and max settings which means no stepping between those. but asus had fan control program. though i wonder why the cooler at its max runs only about 2500~ rounds. perhaps they all do, this one just doesnt sounds like spinning much.
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March 31, 2010 7:52:04 PM

Yeah.My Core 2 Duo stock cooler also runs at ~2500RPM at full speed.

Earlier Pentium 4 cooler fans used to run at insane speeds. . .
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