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Old 12-10-2009, 03:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default URGENT CPU fan isnt running

hello i remove the thermal compound on my cpu and heatsink then put a new thermal compound now the problem is the heatsink is not spinning. any idea? please this is urgent.

machine: Information and Instructions - IMEDIA 1529 - 049765820143 - iMedia - platform_honeymoon_imedia - Desktop is there any other heatsink socket?

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Old 12-10-2009, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: URGENT CPU fan isnt running

im assuming you mean the fan on the heatsink isnt spinning, because the lump of metal that is your heatsink should not be spinning, it should be secured in

did you reconnect the fan to the mobo? should go to a fan header called something like cpu_fan, it should be right near the cpu socket.

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Default Re: URGENT CPU fan isnt running

its okay now, btw i wanted to ask about cooling system for cpu if which is more effective to use.




for my i5 build
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