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Hey guys,

I'm interested in hearing what sort of fan profiles people have set up via MSI AfterBurner. Should I try to keep my temps as low as possible whenever the GPU's are under load or just put a custom fan profile in place when temps start getting close to max temp?
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I remember playing Pilotwings, if that is what your name is referencing.

It really just depends on how loud you want it to be. My profile ramps the fans up to around 75% at 62C, which is about as hot as it ever gets. 75% is pretty loud though, I think the 3 fans on this card are spinning at around 3200 rpm at that %.
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You get to choose the balance... What I'd do is find the max temperature for yours... I like to hover around 80C max, so whatever is the best fan/noise ratio depends on the amount of noise the fans I have make & etc...
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You can manually set a fan speed value (in %) that's on the edge of being too loud for you and see how hot the card gets with benchmarks or gaming. If the temps you get are reasonable, that will give you a good starting point to set a fan profile that scales up to that speed.

That is the way I did it. Also, I'd recommend a smooth curve, not steps. I don't like to be doing something and suddenly hear a change in the RPM.
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You can manually set a fan speed value (in %) that's on the edge of being too loud for you and see how hot the card gets with benchmarks or gaming. If the temps you get are reasonable, that will give you a good starting point to set a fan profile that scales up to that speed.

That is the way I did it. Also, I'd recommend a smooth curve, not steps. I don't like to be doing something and suddenly hear a change in the RPM.


This. Hysterisis of 2-3C seem to work for me.
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I do a smooth ramp up from 35c-70c. 100% at 70c. I don't care what nVidia or anyone else says, MY SILICON AIN'T GOING PAST 67c. That's just my preference. That's crunchin' wu's 24/7 on 2 gpu's.
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