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CPU Quiet Fan on AliveNF4G

Discussion in 'AMD Overclocking' started by Eric Parker, Nov 27, 2006.

  1. Eric Parker

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    I'm thinking of building a system with this MB using the retail fan.
    In the user manual the CPU fan header has 4 pins
    GND, +12v, CPU_FAN_SPEED and FAN_SPEED_CONTROL.
    My memory of the retail fans (supplied with CPU by AMD) is that they
    are 3 pin.

    Am I unable to use the bios enabled CPU Quiet Fan with this MB &
    retail fan ?

    Thanks

    Eric

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    Eric Parker, Nov 27, 2006
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  2. Eric Parker

    Eric Parker Guest

    "Eric Parker" <> wrote in message
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    > I'm thinking of building a system with this MB using the retail fan.
    > In the user manual the CPU fan header has 4 pins
    > GND, +12v, CPU_FAN_SPEED and FAN_SPEED_CONTROL.
    > My memory of the retail fans (supplied with CPU by AMD) is that they
    > are 3 pin.
    >
    > Am I unable to use the bios enabled CPU Quiet Fan with this MB &
    > retail fan ?
    >



    Just to tidy this thread up.
    I got a response from ASROCK about this.

    They say you cannot control the speed the AMD supplied fan with this
    MB.
    It needs to be a fan with a 4 pin connector.

    Eric

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    Eric Parker, Nov 29, 2006
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