When I turn on my PC I am getting a CPU Fan Speed error - going into the BIOS it shows the speed at the top end of the range and a rather disquieting burning symbol. I've had the error a few times now but the PC seems to run ok and it doesn't always come up - the PC is still only a few months old and under warranty so I can contact the seller but thought there may be a simple solution. Its a ASUS P8Z68V LE mobo and I'm running Win 7 with 8Gb RAM and a i5 processor
I done this myself,a while ago I must admit, make sure that the fan connector is in the right socket on the motherboard. It is easy to put it in to a syst fan socket. On second thought yours is a new PC get the seller to sort it. That is a decent cooler may be a fan problem.
Nice PC by the way, very similar to my last build.Am saving for the Evga GTX 680 at the moment. I had a 64 GB SSD just upgraded to a 128 GB as the prices are pretty decent now.
Thanks - I'd have to send it back for them to do it - will it be easy to spot where it should go if it is in wrong place? I've had a few problems with this PC unfortunately - faulty HDD, incompatible sound card, dodgy graphic card and now this. Having said that Chillblast were helpful in sorting things out.
Wish I had got a bigger SDD as not much room for anything other than OS!
I found that a 60GB or 64Gb was plenty for the operating and programs with around 15GB - 18GB to spare,so 40GB is a little low.
I have just looked at your mobo Manual and you have two CPU fan headers at the top right of your board. Ideally the connector should be in the header marked 1. Whilst you have the side off check the fan just to see if there is anything obviously amiss.
retep888™ thanks I must use the zoom function more often with my eyesight,LOL, as the mobo does not have two CPU headers as you quite rightly say the other one is Cha_Fan which of course is Chassis fan.