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Old 10-28-2018, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Manual Fan control (quiet down)

I've recently bought a custom built MSI 790FX-GD70 and the fans on the machine are always blowing loudly from the moment I turn it on. I've tried setting the fan speed in BIOS, using the Speedfan software, to no avail. The PC has about 5/6 fans, but I think the top fan is making the most noise.
Is there a way for me to control the speed of these fans, and have it quiet (dead silent)?



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Old 10-29-2018, 07:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Probably need 3-pin fans with pwm control for the BIOS control option to work

I can see the fan on the back is only 2-pin, can't tell for the top fan that you say is making the most noise

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Old 10-29-2018, 08:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You can buy a fan controller if your motheboardr does not provide enough ports. Upgrading to pwm fans would be good too
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Old 10-30-2018, 09:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That Antec is going to have all molex powered fans, changing a setting in the bios won't affect the fan speed at all unless you replace all the fans in the case with 3 or 4 pin fans that plug into the motherboard or a fan controller like what Joe linked.
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Old 10-31-2018, 06:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I got it, via unplugged the fan.
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