EFI Bios CPU fan error

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EFI Bios CPU fan error

Postby mariosuk » Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:33 pm

I have sabertooth p67 i5 2500k and corsair A50 - when i boot up my pc it shows cpu fan error - i put thermal paste on the cpu and i checked if the A50 was properly placed and the thermal paste was on the cpu and on the A50 and the fan was spinning towards the it and not outside - also it showed some really high temp on the cpu

how can i sort this out thanks
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Postby rascard2007 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:38 am

check if ur FAN is connected in the ´CPU FAN´socket in the motherboard
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Postby Karlsweldt » Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:02 am

Almost all small CPU fans will have a 3-pin or 4-pin power connector, keyed so it can connect only one way to the power socket.
The blades on the fan are curved a bit for better efficiency, like a propeller on an airplane. The arc of the blades dictates which way it turns. The majority of fans will blow air onto the heat sink, but some designs will pull air off the heatsink.
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