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CAM Software is a Disaster - Allow Us to Bypass It

Agreed. The x52 works best once any version of CAM is uninstalled. I simply connected the fans to the mobo set to monitor CPU temp. Their speed increases properly when I use CPU-ID to bench. Those same fans (the ones that came with the x52) stay at the same speed when plugged into the x52 harness. I can only hope the pump knows when to spin faster because without CAM there's no way to control pump speed. I'd really like to connect the pump to the PUMP pinouts on the mobo. CAM is full of bugs that are never fixed. Temps and fan speeds are always wrong. CAM SOFTWARE IS INSULTING TRASH. A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT IS IN ORDER HERE. nzxt needs to give the user a way to run its cooling systems directly off the appropriate mobo pinouts and bypass CAM and the firmware inside the pump housing. I'M ALWAYS AFRAID MY NEW 1950X SYSTEM WILL OVERHEAT. THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE. PLEASE FIX IT. In the very least, the horrid documentation doesn't even speak to whether the x52 will use safe parameters when (not if) CAM fails, which is almost all the time.

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      • ROMAN commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Windows 10 LTSB 2016 64-bit (10.0, Build 14393) (14393.rs1_release.180625-1741), CAM 3.6.1-3.6.3 does not start in the graphical shell, only two processes hang in the task manager. There is no graphical shell !!! What just did not !!! Horror how much you have problems with the software!
        Only two processes CAM in the dispatcher hang and all. The graphical shell does not run through any "exe".
        3.5.9 version it's work.
        The icon on the control panel does not appear.

        https://youtu.be/mmguxy9wmug

      • John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Unfortunately I have the X62, don't think there is a viable alternative yet?

        Please let us know if there is, I really, really want to ditch the bloated CAM software.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        By default the cam software reacts to liquid temps, did you change that to cpu temps?

        I might be lucky but I've been using cam and kraken for many years with "no" problems. That being said, I did connect the radiator fans to the mobo instead of the daisy chain , so the pump can run full speed 24/7 (so it makes the least noise) and the fans can run slow when the cpu is cold and spin up when the temp rises.

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