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Old 07-18-2006, 12:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was checking over my BIOS when I noticed that my CPu fan was set to kick in at 48c and go to medium speed, then when at 60c it should go at fast speed.

My question is this: Are these speeds correct? I know they are default, but we are experiencing bloody hot weather here and the fan inside my system really bugs the crap out of me when I am trying to concentrate. Should I set it to higher? Would that be wise?
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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where abouts are you? its boiling in uk aswell

my pc was running about 39-41degrees when the weather was abit cooler but now its so hot its about 44-46, thats the cpu, mobo, and hard drive, and my fans havent sped up so i guess mines set to something like yours is? only had this rig a week and a half so im not sure
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok mate, thanks -

I was hoping that it was on par with the rest - the old girl doesnt like it this hot.

I am in the midlands and I tell no lie when I say that I have not seen a cloud in 3 days. Apparently tomorrow is even hotter (they say 35c) plus humidity levels double,
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i have mine set for 27C to come on and full speed around 33C i think.
but i am in a basement.

to me though, those do seem slightly high.
what processor do you have?
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:36 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Hi, AMD Sempron 2200 - and boy do I wish I had a basement!
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