[thelist] OT?: Motherboard: Kobian KOB KT266a FDSX

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Sat Nov 22 11:53:39 CST 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John C Bullas" <jcbullas at nildram.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2003 9:38 AM

> Cooling fan connected to the CPUFan1 power connection no other connections
> They say the fan speed is controlled by the motherboard
> I beg to differ..... Can any one confirm this/deny this

Correct.. it can't be.

> (fan runs at a constant noisiness, any options in BIOS, can't find 'em)

Look here for quiter fans:


> This is a company thAT BLEW 3 motherboards and processors before realising
> the only common factor between the instances was a shorted out cooling fan

If the shorted fan is attached to the same power supply that is attached to
the motherboard then it is conceivable that a short somewhere could cause a
power spike somewhere else and thusly affect the motherboard.

Good luck,

Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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