Can you manually adjust the CPU fan speed on a DP35DP Board?

I have this machine:

 - Intel DP35DP Motherboard
 - intel q6600 2.66
 - Transcend 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 800 RAM CAS5
 - 2 X Western Digital Caviar SE16 320 Gig
 - Koutech 4-Port FireWire 1394a/1394b PCI Express (x1) Card
 - Rosewill RD600N-2DC-SL-SLV ATX Form Factor 12V V2.2 / 12V 600W Active PFC Power Supply
 - EVGA 256-P2-N412-LR GeForce 7100GS 256MB GDDR2 PCI Express x16
 - 2 X SAMSUNG 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-S203B

and I'm getting fairly high temps from my CPU.  I know htat this is characteristically I hot CPU, but I can't help but notice that the cpu fan is only running at 1000 rpms while the front and rear fans are running at around 2500.  I know that this board has some kind of automatic fan control feature, and I'm wondering if there's not a way to override that.
caraticusAsked:
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_Commented:
I haven't dl'ed the manual yet, but there should be a setting in the BIOS somewhere to disable the "auto fan speed", so it runs at full speed all the time.
Might be under the Power Management section.
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MarkCommented:
Here is Intels response to high temps in these boards. Lots of info to check.
http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/CS-012552.htm#fancontrol
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MarkCommented:
One the thing, ensure the CPU fan is plugged into the proper CPU fan connector as marked on the motherboard.
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caraticusAuthor Commented:
so what they're basically saying here:

http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/CS-012552.htm#fancontrol

is that the speed control won't kick in until the board gets incredibly hot... I can live with that I guess.  I'm running at around 48 C... is that too hot for a quad core?
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MarkCommented:
Are you using the Intel Active Monitor software? You can tweak the fan speeds.
http://support.intel.com/design/motherbd/software/idu/

The thermal spec for the two Q6600,s on Intels site state a 62.2°C for the SL9UM
http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SL9UM
and 71°C for the SLACR
http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SLACR
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caraticusAuthor Commented:
yeah... I tried to install that but it said it wasn't compatible with this board.... instead they give me this worthless hardware monitor tool that comes with the board.  Can't change anything with it.

I let it run for a while longer and after an hour or two the temp lowers to around 40 C but he fan speeds stay the same... weird... but I can live with it.
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caraticusAuthor Commented:
oh... and in reply to the first post.  There are some general fan control options in the BIOS in it's normal state, but none of them let you disable the auto fan speed feature.   I switched the BIOS jumper to enter BIOS configuration mode and was able to locate a "let third party software control fan speed" option, but I coudn't find any software, (aside from the included stuff) that could read the fan speeds on this board let alone change them.
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_Commented:
Have you tried SpeedFan?
SpeedFan
http://www.almico.com/
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MarkCommented:
Although this isn't about your particular motherboard it does have some info on the Fan control issue on Intel boards. Might be worth a read.
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article783-page3.html
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caraticusAuthor Commented:
Thanks... though I never did find a way to manually increase fan speed, this is the closest thing to an explanation/solution why not.
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MarkCommented:
Kinda sucks when they won't give that option. It would probably entail a BIOS hack to get  control of the fans if thats the case.(tricky to do though)
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