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Hello, I'm trying to find a way to keep the speed of my GPU Fan at 100% 24/7.

Every program I've used has allowed me to manually set the fanspeed to 100%, but after a while it needs to be set again.

I've tried..
NVIDIA nTune
EVGA Precision

Can some recommend me a program to keep the setting 24/7 or tell me what might be causing this?

While playing WoW my GPU reaches 90C because at random times my fan slows down.
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msi afterburner
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Unlock auto fan control and manually set it to 100%.
if it won't stay then use MSI Afterburner's custom fan profile and make your profile a straight line at 100% fan speed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trulsrohk;14649800 
msi afterburner

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MSI Afterburner is the best gpu software out there at the moment. http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm
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MSI Afterburner and play around with the custom fan profile. You probably don't need 100% all the time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wheezo;14649831 
Unlock auto fan control and manually set it to 100%.
if it won't stay then use MSI Afterburner's custom fan profile and make your profile a straight line at 100% fan speed.

Where would I "unlock" it? I've got it configured this way.
EVGA Precision
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NVIDIA Control Panel (nTune)
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I'd like to say that I do not run both of these simultaneously, I either use one or the other and I experience the issue with both of them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trulsrohk;14649800 
msi afterburner
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wheezo;14649831 
Unlock auto fan control and manually set it to 100%.
if it won't stay then use MSI Afterburner's custom fan profile and make your profile a straight line at 100% fan speed.
Quote:
Originally Posted by robbo2;14649845 
MSI Afterburner is the best gpu software out there at the moment. http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm
Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh;14649849 
MSI Afterburner and play around with the custom fan profile. You probably don't need 100% all the time.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadow11377;14649873 
Where would I "unlock" it? I've got it configured this way.
EVGA Precision
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You came here for help, we gave you help.
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if you need to keep adjusting it then your 8600 might be going bad my 8800 did this like a week before it died
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz;14649883 
You came here for help, we gave you help.
I'll see how the Afterburner works in a bit, but however, I'd like clarification on what exactly the person meant by unlocking the auto fan control.

The fan settings seem to work fine with nTune and Precision, but when I close a demanding game, the fan seems to go down to 30%-50% speed. Perhaps there is a setting in the BIOS, and that is what he's referring to, but before I reboot my PC I'd like his input.


Thanks to all of you for the recommendations so far.
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