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i just installed my 7950 gt oc bfg and installed the drivers, and it's the 2nd time it did this, when ever i restart.

pretty much the gpu cooler turns loud for a second, it goes really fast twice for about 2 seconds and then it goes back to normal. and it happens when i reboot. i think it's the video card fan? pretty sure not the case....any ideas?
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Yea, the video card fan spins up on startup. Perfectly normal. Just a test of the fan.
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hmm, i loaded up my video game and the fan is running a bit loud again...is this normal lol?
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post #4 of 6
Yep-- it means that it's working and getting warm. All graphics-intensive games do that.
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Games=more stress on video card=more heat produced=faster fan to compensate for heat. Perfectly normal.
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http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/4680/shot0004pn7.jpg

check this out, directx 9 maxed out with 4AA and every thing turned up @ 1440 x 900

and i get 200-300 fps in dx9, it should improve when i update my video card and oc my cpu i guess
thanks for your help.
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