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Old 05-25-2005, 03:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default No Cpu Fan Voltage?? Fan Is Not Coming On??

Hi, my heatsink fan on the CPU is not turning on. All I can do is go into the bios. I checked the fan by replacing it with a good one with no avail.

Is the motherboard toast now?

What steps can I take to remedy the problem?
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Old 05-25-2005, 12:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try plugging the fan into anouther fan slot. You can get converters for the fans to plug directly into the PSU.

With out a cpu fan, your pc would overheat in seconds.
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Old 05-26-2005, 10:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok I was able to get the CPU fan running by plugging it into the chipset fan connectors.. It was 3-pin as well so the CPU fan/heatsink plugged right in. But I'm wondering how safe that solution is going to be?? I checked the PC health status in the bios and the temp of the CPU is around 41 degree's F I believe.
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