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    Ninja fan problems

    when i stop the fan on my ninja, the temperatures only lower by one degree...and its around 45 degrees.

    i just want to know why, like if it could be due to me doing a crap job with the thermal paste...

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    Is that idle or load?
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    Are you running the fan at 12v?

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    its idle, but it doesnt look as if its spinning very fast...

    not sure what im running it at...its just plugged into the CPU fan socket...

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    And what are the load temps with and without the fan?
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    100% on both cores with fan = 55/52

    without fan 55/53...


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    i've just re applied the thermal paste...no temperature change at all...

    im starting to think its the fan

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    Those load temps look fine to me. they could probably be a touch lower, but nothing to worry about.

    Are those temps with the side of the case off or on? How are the temps with a big desk fan blowing into the case?

    Have you tried flipping the fan over?
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    fan is going the right way, 100% sure about that

    case side on

    and....no...i havent tried it with a big desk fan...

    the fan looks incredibly slow to me though

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    Have you got "CPU Quite fan" turned on in the BIOS?
    if so that's slowing the fan unless it goes over a given tempture.
    ether turn it off or lower the target temp.

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    might have to check that....

    thanks

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