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Best fan speed for 8800GT?

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Hi guys jus got 8800gt im wonderign whats best fan speed setting to use on rivatuner? i got the programme and set it to auto n low level setting and just seems to slow, on the other hand before i changed the speed it was running 100% constantly?

Whats best setting to use? thanks i got amd 3800 2gh processor, 600W ocz psu, if that helps? passive cpu cooler also
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Try it @60%, run your game and monitor the temperature [Dont let it go over about 80c]

If it goes over 80c, up it to maybe 70%, if it stays nice n cool try it @50%
    
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I set it to 80%.
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I use 50% at idle and change to 100% when playing games. It's all up to you though, how much noise can you deal with?
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well judging by the noise of this i cant really take anything over 70% for idle. so ill leave idle 65%, 100% gaming
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post #6 of 8
I have mine at 36% idle (actually have it set to automatic) and once it hits 58c, I set it to 60%. Keeps the card nice and cool topping out at 58-59c.
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Before I changed the fan on mine I ran at 43% for surfing, etc and between 60-75% for 3D, depending what I was doing.
post #8 of 8
I reflashed mine to run automatically... It runs 40% below 60C, and picks up to ~65% at my peak temps (~68C).
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