all built, but one problem - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Overclocking and Modding
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-03-2005, 09:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 18
Question all built, but one problem

Hey guys,

Thanks for the suggestions before, this system rocks!
I have never used a faster computer myself
-------------------------------------------------------------
CPU P4/3.0EGHz 800M 478P/1MB HT RT
MB VIA PT880 ASROCK P4V88 RAID RTL
VGA|MSI RX9550-TD256 RT
DVD+/-RW 16x+|NECND-3520A BG
DDRAM512MB CORSAR64X64 VS512MB400 R
HD 120GB|HITC 7200R 8MB
---------------------------------------------------------------------

....unfortunatly I do have one problem I was hopeing someone might have a suggestion or some insight on.

My CPU fan (retail P4 that came with chip) is way too nosiy
and seems to fluctuate in sound when I run apps that use the CPU. (more loud than the case fan)

I am not sure if they are known to be noisy, or if there is something wrong....it does not sound right to me
....I am a bit concerned with the fluctuation as well, but I have heard that they have auto speed adjust....?

any info would be great
__________________

the_gris is offline  
Old 02-03-2005, 09:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 876
Default

P4 CPU stock fan sucks, they are you loud. i suggest you get another cpu fan if you want it to be quiet...
__________________

phosho510 is offline  
Old 02-03-2005, 10:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 18
Default

Thanks
I was going to contact customer support at intel
...but if they are this noisy stock, I guess it will not do me any good

what about the fluctuation??...... is that normal??

this thing is really Loud!....I can hear it any where in the room
...but nothing seems to be rubbing

I was thinking it might quiet down with use...but not yet
the_gris is offline  
Old 02-03-2005, 10:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS
Default

The fluctuation is your fan running faster, because programs will make your CPU hotter by putting stress on it.

Yes, intel fans are "loud". However, until you have heard some of the monster fans like mine, you dont know what loud is
DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 02-03-2005, 10:55 AM   #5 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 18
Default

DJ-CHRIS

...let me guess,.....an overclocker

I have been looking at some of the fans and cooling for overclocked systems.....Insane!
you could loose a finger in one of those things!

I am not ready for the fast lane yet....I will just drive slow and hopefully quiet

I guess I will look for a new quiet fan


thanks for the input guys
the_gris is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.