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Why Is My GTX TITAN So Loud?

post #1 of 8
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So I got my titan a few months back and it performs great (latest update). When I first got it, it was pretty quiet while gaming, but now the can notice the fan kick in quite a bit, I have the temp target on default 80c.

Any fan profile suggestions or anything?
post #2 of 8
Take out the card and see if it's filled with dust. If not create a custom fan profile using either MSI Afterburner or EVGA Precision X.
I think past 65% fan speed the cards get noticeably loud.
post #3 of 8
You can lower the overall fan curve on the card so it won't spin as fast at higher temps. However, it will mean your card will run "hotter" based on GPU boost 2.0 and won't clock itself as high. Just have to find a balance between performance and audio levels that work for you.
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time for watercooling?

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time for watercooling?

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I'd love to, one day. I don't have the skill.

Anyways, Can anyone suggest a fan profile they use? I have Precision X.
post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Kipsta77 View Post

I'd love to, one day. I don't have the skill.

Anyways, Can anyone suggest a fan profile they use? I have Precision X.

lol if you wouldve said too expensive i would call BS biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 8
Adjusting the fan profile can make your Titan run quieter, but it will also run damn hot when at full load, decreasing the life span of the card.

If you dont want to water cool get an ACX cooler. http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=100-FS-2790-B9



Edit:
Oh wow they just went in stock. I have been waiting forever!
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you can try to redo the thermal paste if you havent already. iv noticed a nice 5C drop when i redid mine. gtx 260 and 8800gt

nvidia uses some thick clay paste O.o
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