Possible to change stock CPU fan speed, is it too hot?

Hi all,
I have a fairly old CPU, AMD FX-4170 fitted with the stock fan and heat sink. When rendering videos and maxing out the CPU it reaches 60C, nothing above, is this too hot?
The fan will then run at about 5200Rpm which is dam noisy as its still the stock fan, I was just wondering if its possible to change the speed of the fan manually. At the moment it automatically adjusted depending on the CPU temp.
Many thanks,
Jake!
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  1. You can, but I don't think you need to. It's working how it's supposed to, so that it keeps temps down. And 60C isn't too hot, but you don't want to go any higher.
  2. ihog said:
    You can, but I don't think you need to. It's working how it's supposed to, so that it keeps temps down. And 60C isn't too hot, but you don't want to go any higher.


    sweet thanks for the help dude! :)
  3. No problem.
  4. If the fan is too loud, then I would buy a new heatsink for your CPU. Personally, I like my PC to be as quiet as possible.

    As far as heat, 60C is okay under load.
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