K8V SE Deluxe - How to disable CPU Fan Speed Control ?

Discussion in 'Asus' started by admiral_victory, Nov 1, 2004.

  1. I am about to change the heatsink/fan assembly on my new K8V SE
    Deluxe board due to excessive fan noise,

    I don't know much about this subject but , if I understand this
    correctly , the present processor fan is controlled by rpm on the
    assumption that higher rpm means more cooling.

    The replacement fan , an Arctic-cooling " silencer 64 TC " made in
    Switzerland is controlled by sensing temperature and thus will be
    running at varying rpm .

    I also understand that it will , therefore , be necessary to disable
    the fan rpm control in the BIOS of this board since , on bootup , say
    , with the fan sensing coolish temperatures it will initially run at
    such a speed that the board would shut down due to low fan rpm.

    How do I disable the fan speed control on this board , please ?

    admiral_victory, Nov 1, 2004
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  2. admiral_victory

    Paul Guest

    Hardware monitor, "Q-fan Control" [Disable] ?

    That will prevent the voltage to the fan from being changed by
    the motherboard.

    But the monitoring of fan speed will continue. If the fan speed
    is too low, you will enter the BIOS during each boot cycle, with
    the message "Hardware Monitor found an error..."
    If that is the case, enter the "CPU Fan Speed" item, and change
    it to [Disable] if you can. The manual doesn't mention it on
    that board, so I cannot be sure whether that is possible or not.
    You can disable fan speed detection on some boards.

    Paul, Nov 1, 2004
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  3. Thanks - I'll keep that in mind.

    admiral_victory, Nov 4, 2004
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