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Well Rivatune wont work on my 64bit vista because of a driver sign issue, and everest you have to pay for... Is there any other programs that I can use to check my temps and speed up the fan with?
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post #2 of 6
disable driver signing ..F8 on start up.....

rivatuner works fine for me...

H/W monitor & GPUZ have temp sensors but no fan control.
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Rivatuner for temps and fan control - New versions of GPU-Z for only temps or flash the cards bios of permanent fan settings
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Hi Longer Shot,

I'm not sure if this will help you, but you can download this (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...d_Drivers.html) to the same directory to where RivaTuner209 install file is. Rename RivaTuner203Drv to RivaTuner209Drv, then install rivatuner. As a side note, your windows vista x 64 needs to be activated in order for you to use riva tuner (unless you want to use the F8 - skip driver signing method). I installed rivatuner 209 with that file in my installation directory and it worked
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Thanks guys I got Rivatune to work using F8 trick... Cranked the fan from 25% to 70% and dropped temps about 10c (from 60c to 50c), and tomorrow I will try Coolbobs permanent fix.
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post #6 of 6
if ur using an evga card i'm using this right now:
evga precision built solely to OC evga cards it's easy to use and u can have 10diff profiles also it keeps a track of temps,fps while in game.

here's the link :
http://www.evga.com/articles/405.asp
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