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I got my XFX 7900GT an hour ago. I installed it and it is very noisy. I don't overclock or anything. Do you know any software that can tune the fan speed?
    
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I got my XFX 7900GT an hour ago. I installed it and it is very noisy. I don't overclock or anything. Do you know any software that can tune the fan speed?
yes, they do sound like a jet with a cough

2 things you can do:

get riva tuner and change the fan speeds depending on the mode the card is in

or you could get a Zalman VF900 and that will be much quieter and also keep the card alot cooler.
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ok i will try the rivatuner first. I don't overclock so I don't need a Zalman. Thank you.
    
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ok i will try the rivatuner first. I don't overclock so I don't need a Zalman. Thank you.
yeh no problems...

what you really want to do is set the 2D speed quite low, around 20% and set the 3D settings to about 50% or whatever is the highest speed you can have while not making your ears bleed
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Yeah i could here mine in another room.

Effectively stopped me from running the PC while sleeping

Stopped all that when i got my Zalman Fatal1ty FS-V7
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I downloaded the rivatuner, but how to set the fan speed ?
Set it in the the "power user"?
But What should I set ?

The rivatuner version is 2.0 release candidate 16.1, is this the newest one? I am not sure.
    
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!! the support of XFX told me that the 7900GT series card had a little problem about the fan control. So mine is running the fan at 100% all the time.
    
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