1.    14 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 96
    win 7/10

    cpu fan


    will the cpu fan run without the o/s installed-----putting together a new system and testing individual pieces
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  2.    14 Oct 2016 #2

    Yes, the motherboard will provide thermal sensing and speed control management for your CPU fan. See your Gigabyte motherboard manual for more info. Tom's Hardware is a good source for information about this kind of thing, too.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3.    14 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    just curious, what pieces,, not all devices can be fully tested with out an OS
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  4.    14 Oct 2016 #4
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
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    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    just curious, what pieces,, not all devices can be fully tested with out an OS
    All of the hardware with a Live USB, CD or DVD. All of the hardware should work right out of the box if it is factory packaged. Gone are the days when we had to check parts before assembling systems, because of today's manufacturing process is a lot more stringent.

    Just assemble the machine, install the OS and start using. No need to waste time playing around with hardware, unless you are taking a course in a particular field that requires you to find faults in the hardware and then swap and bench test.
    Last edited by bro67; 15 Oct 2016 at 02:33.
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  5.    14 Oct 2016 #5
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    All of thr hardware with a Live USB, CD or DVD.
    yes that wold work ,but thats not what op sais ,they said no OS
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  6.    15 Oct 2016 #6
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
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    Mac OS Sierra

    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    yes that wold work ,but thats not what op sais ,they said no OS
    Incorrect. He stated no OS installed. That means that they want to play with the hardware for really no reason in this day and age. The average person cannot afford the necessary bench testing equipment if they really want to learn how the hardware works.

    When Personal computers started to come out in 1986, we would actually sit and O'Scope and do other testing to check and watch the clock pulses at various testing points, etc, in those shops onboard our ship that had all of the fancy bench gear. A lot of that also had to do with the fact that we knew that all of our early 1970's post-Vietnam era gear would be heading to a Digital infrastructure. It was because of the tooling around with computers like we did, a lot of guys I served with on my ship have gone off to run their own Tech Companies that deal with very specialized hardware and software for the security side of Enterprise computing, along with equipment that got introduced into using on various equipment platforms.
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