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100% fan speed on XFX 8800GT? Can i lower it?

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Had my two XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog XT's sitting around for a while and today i decided to test them out.Installed them for SLI but i guess these one's are the one's with the 100% fan speed.Is there a way to lower them cause it's really getting annoying.Thanks.
post #2 of 10
use rivatuner or ATI tool to change the fan speed, you could also try ntune
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If it's an Alpha Dog edition to my knowledge the fan speed is locked in.
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you could flash the BIOS of the card to another version of the same card if its locked in...
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post #5 of 10
Yeah if the fans are at 100% all the time, it means you got the shawdy cooler locked in at 100%. Only way around this is to either buy aftermarket cooling or contact xfx about a replacement, but both will cost you.
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post #6 of 10
The newer XFX 8800GTs have the fan locked to 100%.
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
If it's an Alpha Dog edition to my knowledge the fan speed is locked in.
No dont think so I got a alpha dog and I can change the fanspeed by useing rivatuner, I love sli I have it myself it gives me a few fps that dont actuly make much differnce in most games and gives me a lovely heat build up in my system
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The newer XFX 8800GTs have the fan locked to 100%.
They have it locked?? why?
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post #9 of 10
They removed the extra fan control feature to lower the costs of the 8800GT.
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post #10 of 10
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It is an Alpha Dog XT Edition and i can change fan speed in rivatuner but it doesn't work.Don't really wanna flash bios as i can still return these at the store.I was just comparing these with a pair of BFG 8800GTS in SLI and there is no difference in frame rates with games.I bought them cause they had a good deal on them but if it's this noisy,then forget it.
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