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Old 08-23-2019, 01:01 PM
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OK. I went and checked with the ASUS motherboard handbook.

I had plugged the 3 pin adapter into the wrong socket....

I found what is a 4 pin cpu fan header at the top of the motherboard and then attached the Corsair 3 pin adapter (looks like that to me) into it and then logged into the BIOS and turned on the cpu monitoring again.

It immediately read out a positive number of around 2000 rpm.

I then logged in again and the linux OS fired up and I checked the watch sensors output.

Unlike on the bios output it still says the fan speed is zero.

But the temperature of the CPU is low at 13.4C.

ie k10temp-pci-0003 registers as 13.4C

The idle power consumption fam15 power_pci_0004 = 20W

The asus-isa-0000 output for cpu fan reads 0 rpm.

watch sensors gives all this output.....

I now need to find two 4 pin fan header sockets to attach the two fan plugs that sit back to back attached to a fairly broad cable somewhere on the motherboard.....

If I had Windows 10 running then the software that runs the cooler would be able to use those cables to control the fan speeds I think.

The fans on the radiator are still not turning round yet.

Cheers ignoramously,

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