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So I kinda burnt myself on it yesterday, my rig was locking up in games so I was just going to check power connections and the like. Grab the top card and damn that sucker was hot.

Why doesn't the fan spin up when it gets that hot? I know it can go faster sine ATiTrayTools lets me adjust it when I have one card in.

So for now I have my old cpu fan cable tied to the bottom of the case blowing upwards to them, but it puzzles me why it didn't kick in.
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I have the same card and it is one of the coolest running graphics cards I've ever owned, especially for an ATI. It runs cooler than both my 6800GS and my 7900GT did. I have the fan speed fixed at 30 percent using tray tools, right now I am idling at 45C and it maxes out at 66-67C load when OC'ed to 620 core. I'm kinda confused here as to what could be causing this.

edit: so it's only the top card? Must be some kind of issue with CF.
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Well the top card sucks up the warm air given off from the card below it.

Just if when it was getting hot the fan speed picked up it would keep it cool still.
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Have you locked the fan speed?
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It probally wasn't hot enough to kick in. ATi's speed profile seems to be set up to not really do anything untill it hits 90c.
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Have you locked the fan speed?
I would if I could, can't find a program that will let me do so in crossfire.
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