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Windows 7: Got a new fan that's very loud!

19 Jul 2013   #1
RazzerCro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Got a new fan that's very loud!

Hey guys ! My new Scythe Ultra Kaze fan just arrived. It's currently running at 100 % ,at about 3000 RPM,which is way to loud. Is there any software I can use to change the speed? I've tried with SpeedFan and BIOS. In BIOS,when I click enter ,I have only 2 options,3000 RPM or IGNORED. At SpeedFan,I don't have some options ,like setting the max RPM and min RPM of my fan.
Any help would been apreciated .
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19 Jul 2013   #2
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

How do you have your fan connected to your system?
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19 Jul 2013   #3
RazzerCro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I connected it to the motherboard. It didn't come with a extension :/
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20 Jul 2013   #4
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

Only fans that have 4 pins (connected on a 4-pin fan header on the mobo) will allow to change the speed from BIOS or programs.

Others need a fan resistor to manually drop the speed of rotation down (it has only one setting, if you want to go lower you need one that has a lower voltage), or a fan controller. (basically a variable resistor, can set the fan to any speed).
There are far fancier fan controllers with all kinds of stuff.
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25 Jul 2013   #5
RazzerCro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Yeah,I am going to buy one,probably a Scythe 3.5 " one :]
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25 Jul 2013   #6
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail View Post
Only fans that have 4 pins (connected on a 4-pin fan header on the mobo) will allow to change the speed from BIOS or programs.

Others need a fan resistor to manually drop the speed of rotation down (it has only one setting, if you want to go lower you need one that has a lower voltage), or a fan controller. (basically a variable resistor, can set the fan to any speed).
There are far fancier fan controllers with all kinds of stuff.
Bob, I was under the same impression about needing a 4 pin fan for mobo speed control. My old DFI Lanparty BIOS has speed control for three fans in BIOS using three pin fans. It controls cpu, chipset and one system fan, you set a speed profile based on temps you can set for each devise. For the OP I think a in line resistor is your best bet, very affordable and effective.
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