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my sparkle gtx460 is noisy as beep with msi afterburner its at 40% idle and the slider for the speed does not go any lower

is there any other way of slowing it down?

temps are at 24c idle so theres no need for it to be that fast.

if i have to flash it point me in the direction (its that bad)


thanks for any help
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precision goes down to 30%
    
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post #3 of 19
A weird suggestion would be to try out a program like Rivatuner.

Another thing you could try is buying a LED(Or not) fan controller
and hook up it up to your the pins of your video card's fan.
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precision goes down to 30%

nope! just downloaded it. only goes down to 40% with my card
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You probably need a bios update. Check your manufacturing website or run a modded bios if you want.
My 570 did not go under 40 until I downloaded the unlocked fan bios from EVGA.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by koooowweeee;12498308 
nope! just downloaded it. only goes down to 40% with my card

eek.gif, goes down to 30 on all 4 of my cards
    
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eek.gif, goes down to 30 on all 4 of my cards

are they gtx460's
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post #8 of 19
You could always modify the factory BIOS with Nbitor and lower the fan speed that way
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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by koooowweeee;12498426 
are they gtx460's

8800 GTS, 9800 GX2, 260, 285, and the 470 I had did too
    
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post #10 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Voltage_Drop;12498455 
You could always modify the factory BIOS with Nbitor and lower the fan speed that way

think this is what ill have to do. any tips never flash a card before. dont mind doing it

just downloaded Nbitor were can i get a new bios from. sparkle web site is not the best

or how can i copy the one i have and edit it?

if i press read bios its says cannot start driver 1275
Edited by koooowweeee - 2/23/11 at 1:52pm
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