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Cpu fan speed & program questions

http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Product_Read.asp?idx=350

I just got the above fan and ran speed fan it shows this

http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/7826/speedfanf.png

temp one goes upto 50 without any load on cpu I got alot of fans installed is there another progam i could use to test the fan??

also what is pwm and how do i set it? because this fan has auto and then it has manual and even when I goto manual and select to put it up all the way it still shows the same rpm ??

I got 5 120mm fans besides the fan on the cpu why is that one running so hot?
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  1. Best answer
    To be able to adjust the speed thru speedfan you will have to configure it to take full control of the fan.

    Click configure then go to advanced tab use the drop down menu on chip then find your motherboard once you select your motherboard you will see something like this.


    Change the PWM modes to manual to be able to control the fans also remeber to check remember it so it saves your configuration.

    You also might want to look in your bios under power management or hardware monitor and see if there are any settings for the fans there too.
  2. SAAIELLO your the best really thanks you've helped me alot already

    this is what my bios pulls up when i search for the bios i got with am3 with version..
    http://www.answersthatwork.com/Download_Area/ATW_Library/Hardware_Maint/HW___8-American_Megatrends_Inc_%28AMI%29_2.61_BIOS_setup_guidelines_for_AM2_AM3_motherboards.pdf

    so I disabled my smart fan speed thing
    i disabled cool n quiet although I think I might just turn that back on because I have to leave this cpu on all the time we have magic jack.. =(

    and took these pictures maybe you got some advice from them I don't know =/

    http://img143.imageshack.us/i/fans1.png/
    http://img685.imageshack.us/i/fans2z.png/
    http://img691.imageshack.us/i/fans3.png/
    http://img405.imageshack.us/i/fans4.png/
    http://img130.imageshack.us/i/fans5.png/

    thanks again you are awesome period
  3. Best answer selected by cmaki2008.
  4. SAAIELLO went beyond the call of duty to help me on this one you got no idea, emails, remote access to see whats going on got on the phone to help me in bios, and troubleshooting beyond that!! my hats off to this man thanks sal :hello:
  5. cmaki2008 said:
    SAAIELLO went beyond the call of duty to help me on this one you got no idea, emails, remote access to see whats going on got on the phone to help me in bios, and troubleshooting beyond that!! my hats off to this man thanks sal :hello:

    You are very Welcome thats what we are here for to help when needed.
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