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    Laptop (Model)Toshiba Satellite C660
    MotherboardAsus Maximus VI HERO Z87 Socket 1150 HDMI 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard
    ProcessorIntel Core i5 4670K 3.40GHz Socket 1150 6MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor
    Memory (part number)Corsair Vengeance LP Memory CML16GX3M2A1600C9 16GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3
    Graphics Card #1Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce 2GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
    MonitorASUS Designo MX239H Monitor, 23"
    Storage #1Crucial MX100 256GB SATA 2.5-inch 7-mm SSD
    Storage #2Toshiba 2TB 3.5" SATA Desktop Hard Drive
    CPU CoolerArctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1150, 1156, 1155, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler
    CaseAntec Case VSK-4000E Tower ATX Black
    Power SupplyOCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular PSU -135mm Fan
    Keyboard Cooler Master SGK-4011-GKCL1-UK Quickfire Ultimate "Cherry MX Blue Switches, Professional Gaming Key
    OS Windows 10
    Network RouterTP-Link TL-WDN3800 N600 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter

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    Unhappy CPU fan error! Asus Maximus VI HERO

    Hi guys,

    I've seen this same thread a few times from searching the issue however their solutions didn't help me.

    Basically I just bought Rainbow Six Siege and have been playing it for a few days, then suddenly when i turned my PC on a few days ago I was given the "CPU Fan error! Press F1 to resume" error.

    My PC is going on 3 years old now, the specs. can be seen on my profile. I haven't changed anything in the 3 years I've had the build so I don't know why this would happen now.

    I saw on other threads that the fan wasn't spinning fast enough for the computer so they turn off the notification, however i opened the case and the CPU fan wasn't spinning at all.
    The fan I use is not the stock CPU fan, mine's called "Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro"
    When I put my build together 3 years ago, i didn't have any thermal paste so i used what was on the stock CPU heat-sink, however i don't think this is an issue as I've been playing games for the past 3 years, and also this shouldn't stop the fans from spinning.

    I went into the BIOS to see if there was any details about the CPU Fan and found under 'Monitor->Fan speed monitor' that CPU fan speed is N/A.

    Various pictures of the Fan and Bios can be seen here...

    If anybody knows how to fix this issue please do let me know, I'd be truely grateful as right now I'm too scared to make the PC work too hard aha.
    I also need the PC to do my uni work as I study Computer Science and would be f*cked if it broke, especially after how much it cost

    Many thanks,

    - J
    Last edited by Nate152; 10-02-2016 at 07:22 PM.

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