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Fixing CPU FAN error on a ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3

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March 2, 2011 1:28:08 AM

Ok so i just added an after market heatsink (newegg#:N82E16835608018), but the power cord for the heatsink fan doesnt plug into the CPU fan spot on the motherboard it just plugs into a regular fan plug.

SO when ever i turn on my rig it gives me a CPU fan error, which i can just hit F10 and go on but it is really anoning.
The motherboard is a ASUS M4A89TD PRO/USB3 (newegg#:N82E16813131655).
Does someone know how to turn off the CPU fan in the bios or some other way to make it go away.
Please help and thank you

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March 2, 2011 1:50:15 AM

I'm assuming you mean the fan connection from the heat sink is just a 3-pin connector where-as on the motherboard you have a 4-pin connector?

If so, then you are in the same boat as me. I have the Cooler Master 212+ running with two Scythe Slipstream fans which are just 3-pin fans. I have it plugged into the 4-pin CPU slot and in the BIOS you just have to change the fan type for the CPU_Fan plug to "DC Fan" on the "Hardware Monitor" section of the BIOS setup
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March 2, 2011 2:15:05 AM

sweet! Thanks man, its fixed. you are selected as the best answer!
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March 2, 2011 2:15:16 AM

Best answer selected by precision690FAN.
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