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Old 07-07-2004, 03:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,

I recently bought a pc
some specs:
Asrock P4VT8+ motherboard - Intel 478 Socket
Intel prescott 2.8GHz
FSB 800MHz

What i wanted to ask is the following.
When i turn on the pc the fan or fan controller makes one hell of a noise.Each time i scroll thrue a page the sound goes higher than back to before and so on.Even when I max.a page or min. a page....it's terrible.Is there anything I can do to solve this?
The fan on the CPU is an Intell CP33218-002

Anyway...hope anyone can help me to solve this.
Thanks in advance !
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Old 07-07-2004, 10:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The fan may not be attached tightly to the heatsink. If it has screws, try tightening it down. It sounds like you have a variable fan controller where the fan speed goes up when the cpu usage goes up.
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Old 07-07-2004, 10:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You should be able to change it on the bios, im not sure about your mobo. However you should, consult the manual and see what you can do about that.
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