Question CPU Fan Keeps Running at High RPM

Jul 31, 2020
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So, i recently built my potato setup:

i5-4690 stock
ECS H81H3-MV
Cooler Master Hyper i30 (3pin, plugged on to CPU_FAN header)
8GB DDR3 1600 Mhz RAM
MSI RX 570 Gaming X 4GB stock
WD Caviar Blue 500GB 7.2K RPM
FSP Hexa+ 500W

Just did a fresh windows 10 pro installation, problem is, the cpu fan keeps running at 2.7k RPM and the noise is unbearable (Smart fan enabled), tried to tone down the noise to silent, no effect.

Back when i still had i5-3470 with stock heatsink (4 pin), the RPM was around 1.5k at idle. I've been searching every possible solution but couldn't find definite answer.

You guys are my last hope.
Any help will be appreciated .
 

poorbugger

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So, i recently built my potato setup:

i5-4690 stock
ECS H81H3-MV
Cooler Master Hyper i30 (3pin, plugged on to CPU_FAN header)
8GB DDR3 1600 Mhz RAM
MSI RX 570 Gaming X 4GB stock
WD Caviar Blue 500GB 7.2K RPM
FSP Hexa+ 500W

Just did a fresh windows 10 pro installation, problem is, the cpu fan keeps running at 2.7k RPM and the noise is unbearable (Smart fan enabled), tried to tone down the noise to silent, no effect.

Back when i still had i5-3470 with stock heatsink (4 pin), the RPM was around 1.5k at idle. I've been searching every possible solution but couldn't find definite answer.

You guys are my last hope.
Any help will be appreciated .
You did a fresh windows install but not a fresh build right? How long have you had this cpu for? Maybe a repaste is needed now.
 
Jul 31, 2020
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You did a fresh windows install but not a fresh build right? How long have you had this cpu for? Maybe a repaste is needed now.
Fresh built, except for HDD and RAM.
Nevermind, it's just this little thing loves to run at max speed, temps were fine, but im afraid it'll spike up when under heavy load.
Well, gonna buy a new decent CM cooler anyway.

EDIT:
I tried with original intel stock cooler (4 pin), problem still persists. Fan control in HWmonitor shows 0.0% for Fan Control 1, Fan Control 2 & 3 (-).
 
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