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Ok the way the fan speed controller works (on automatic mode) confuses me

1) Auto button enabled, nothing else= 22% fan speed
2) Auto button enabled, and User Defined button enabled= 50% fan speed

Why is there such a large difference in fan speed?
#2 Keeps GPU at lower temps.. but will it affect the life of the fan on my XFX HD5830 itself??
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USER defined is with the fan profile.

go settings then fan tab.

enable it and change it. keep it as a single line, 2 dots.
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No matter the fan speed it shouldn't significantly shorten its life-span.

User defined speed can be changed in the afterburner fan settings (main settings menu).
    
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Originally Posted by kora04 View Post
USER defined is with the fan profile.

go settings then fan tab.

enable it and change it. keep it as a single line, 2 dots.
ok settings i set are as follows

50% fan speed up to 60C
100% fan speed at 75C and over

how do those settings sound??
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ok settings i set are as follows

50% fan speed up to 60C
100% fan speed at 75C and over

how do those settings sound??
If you don't mind the noise, it's all good.
    
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Originally Posted by solidsteel144 View Post
If you don't mind the noise, it's all good.
haha XFX was thinking when they installed that type of fan you can hardly notice the difference (cant even hear it over my screaming AVC CPU cooler)
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