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Now matter what i do the fan speed is always at full blast even if i turn it down via a software like msi afterburner.

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look at the rpm of gpu1 and look at my fan speed percentage {40%}

not sure what is going on... suggestions? i checked the fan header and it's in there correctly... i don't know what else could be wrong.

It's a gtx 570 evga hd version
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Strange does it run 100% even without Afterburner running, might be a fan control problem on the card itself. Could try another program if it only does it in Afterburner.
    
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yes... it runs at 100 percent as soon as the darn computer turns on...

i am soo confused. rma it? or what
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yes... it runs at 100 percent as soon as the darn computer turns on...

i am soo confused. rma it? or what
Yes I would sounds like a fan controller issue on the card.
    
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RMA it, my 9600 GT fan went nuts one day and randomly malfunctioned from that point on, speed would never increase, or would increase randomly for no reason.
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Yes I would sounds like a fan controller issue on the card.


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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post
RMA it, my 9600 GT fan went nuts one day and randomly malfunctioned from that point on, speed would never increase, or would increase randomly for no reason.
this sucks... that'll take weeks any ideas on fixes?

EDIT: what will happen to the card if the fan is always at a 100%?{if i keep it }
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/8/11 at 3:25pm
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this sucks... that'll take weeks any ideas on fixes?
Could there possibly be another program that is also trying to control the fan speed?
    
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post #8 of 8
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fixed... i completely reseated the heatsink/fan and for some reason it's fine now...

the fan lead was probably not seated correctly


whew... {wipes head} close one
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