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Desktop computer control fan sounds

Last response: in Motherboards
January 18, 2012 12:54:53 PM

how to reduse fan speed sound of cpu as well as system
a c 716 V Motherboard
January 18, 2012 1:07:49 PM

Welcome back to Tom's Forum! :) 

It depends on the Fan itself, if the Fan is >30 dBA then yep you need a controller <or> use Fan_Headers that offer fan speed control on the MOBO itself and controlled by the BIOS.

Fan Controllers -

As far as the CPU, typically by default on 4-pin CPU Fans in the BIOS there's settings to control fan speed per temperature; most of the time Load (Optimized) Defaults accomplishes this control. IF the HSF is 3-pin then often you can either choose 'chokes' normally included with the kit or use a Fan Controller with temperature control and program the fan speed levels.

Q - What HSF?
Q - What MOBO?
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