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by xit2050
Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: control under XP
Replies: 13
Views: 2933

My CPU fan and an Arctic 120mm PWM fan (rear) are connected to the CPU_FAN 4-pin connector and controlled by the BIOS.
I use a Zalman fanmate and a Y-splitter to control the front and side fan, and another fanmate to control the fan of my video card.

Works like a charm.
by xit2050
Sun Mar 23, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Rattle with Corsair 450VX when I scroll in web browser
Replies: 7
Views: 3013

All I can tell you is that my 450VX is completely silent.
Extremely happy with it.
by xit2050
Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:08 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: Gigabyte DES - motherboard power supply management
Replies: 37
Views: 15634

I turned it off.
When I got my board I tested this DES feature and ran SuperPI 1MB.
Normally the E8400 does this in just 15-16 seconds at stock.
With DES running it took about 43 seconds to complete.

Is this normal behavior for this piece of software?
by xit2050
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: HD3650 (Actively Cooled) - Anybody "heard" it?
Replies: 1
Views: 1022

I do.
Look here: viewtopic.php?t=47015
by xit2050
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Radeon HD 3400 and 3600
Replies: 30
Views: 11235

You could also use Everest or GPU-Z to read the temps.
by xit2050
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cooling figures for new ASUS
Replies: 1
Views: 1199

I have the HD3650 that also uses the glaciator fan. O.k. it can't be compared to an 8800GT, but just to give you an idea. At stock speed (and at least on the HD3650 there is no possibility to control the fan speed) it makes a whining noise, but it is very effective in cooling the card. I installed a...
by xit2050
Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: CPU Cooling
Topic: Cooler E8400 Wolfdale 3.GHz
Replies: 13
Views: 5853

I have an E8400 and the EP35-DS3 motherboard and I'm perfectly happy with my Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro.
by xit2050
Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: ga-p35-ds3p trouble recovering from sleep?
Replies: 48
Views: 19784

I have the EP35-DS3.
My system resumes from S3 at stock speeds.... but every time my keyboard and/or mouse no longer work. I have to reboot the system.
I haven't tried S3 at 3.6GHz that I'm running now because I'm afraid of running into an infinite loop and damaging something.
by xit2050
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: new HD x264 video encoding benchmark
Replies: 12
Views: 3466

E8400 (@3.6GHz, 9*400) P35 chipset 2GB DDR2, 5-5-5-15 @ 400MHz XP pro SP x32 ---------- RUN1PASS1.LOG encoded 1442 frames, 39.92 fps, 3905.08 kb/s ---------- RUN2PASS1.LOG encoded 1442 frames, 40.21 fps, 3905.08 kb/s ---------- RUN3PASS1.LOG encoded 1442 frames, 40.23 fps, 3905.08 kb/s ---------- RU...
by xit2050
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:42 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

I believe Smart Fan control is for direct BIOS control of CPU fan speed depending on CPU temperature, and doesn't have anything to do with SYSFAN2 or enabling manual fan control in general. Smilingcrow's post seems to imply this. So the smart fan control only controls the CPU_FAN? If this is the ca...
by xit2050
Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

Just received a reply from Gigabyte tech support: Hello, There is no "smart fan control mode" for SYS_FAN2 in the Bios. However this information is for you reference: There are 4 fan connectors on this motherboard: CPU_FAN (4 pin) SYS_FAN1 (3 pin) SYS_FAN2 (4 pin) PWR_FAN (3 pin) Fan’s with a 3 pi...
by xit2050
Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:51 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

cpemma wrote:F2 is your latest BIOS.
Errrr, yes, I know that and that's the one I have installed (like I said in the post right above yours).
Actually, there is the F3b, but I don't like beta BIOS, so I'll wait for the full release.

Still no reply from Gigabyte in the meantime. :roll:
by xit2050
Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

cpemma wrote:Are you running with the latest (F12) BIOS? :?
I have the F2 BIOS because my board is the new EP35-DS3.
I asked the same question to gigabyte, but I haven't received an answer until now.
by xit2050
Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

On my P35-ds3p board, fan control settings are under the PC Health Status menu, NOT the M.I.T. menu. The two options are smart fan control method and smart fan control mode I know where it is located in the bios, however I do not have the options as you can see in the picture I took of my PC Health...
by xit2050
Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

I have the EP35-DS3 board and there is NO possibility to set the fan control in the BIOS (and yes, I am in the M.I.T. menu).
by xit2050
Fri Mar 07, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Overclocked HD3650
Replies: 2
Views: 2041

Just found this review: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/652/11/

Now I am completely confused, they are talking about temps of 51°C idle and 84°C peak and achieve only a very small overclock.
And on my card the fan is spinning slower because of the fanmate!!!
by xit2050
Fri Mar 07, 2008 4:00 am
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Overclocked HD3650
Replies: 2
Views: 2041

Overclocked HD3650

I recently put together a new system with an Asus HD3650 video card. Out of the box this card runs at 725MHz GPU clock and 800MHz (1600) memory clock. I installed a fanmate because the fan on the card was too loud to my liking, now I can barely hear it. I overclocked the card to 910MHz GPU frequency...
by xit2050
Fri Mar 07, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

BTW, more people are having the same problem on Gigabyte P35 boards: http://forums.tweaktown.com/showthread.php?t=25690
by xit2050
Fri Mar 07, 2008 3:48 am
Forum: CPUs and Motherboards
Topic: gigabyte's p35-ds3 line...
Replies: 77
Views: 39576

Could anyone please clarify whether or not the 4-pin case fan on these boards is BIOS-controllable now? As mentioned, the manual does not address this. Only the CPU fan is regulated (must now be a 4-pin fan?) according to the manual. Thanks... Impossible to know because... the 4-pin SYS_FAN2 simply...