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should i up the fan speed on my sapphire hd 6970?

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if so what should i up it to. it comes real low stock. will this help the high temps?
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Yes it will help with temps, but may sound like a jet engine in your case.
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I like to use amd afterburner for fan control. It alows you to make your own fan speed curve which alows you to set the spin up of your fan. I have mine so that idle is 30*c and curves up from there, ive found that if you set it up right its quiet but can also provide max cooling when its needed. It gives you a peace of mind knowing that you card wont bake its self
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lol yes ive cranked it up to 100% and it is loud...should i just change the auto to 100% or do you think thats a little overkill?
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Originally Posted by squishy18 View Post
lol yes ive cranked it up to 100% and it is loud...should i just change the auto to 100% or do you think thats a little overkill?
Make a custom curve with Afterburner like the guy above you just said.

There's no reason to have it pegged at 100% all the time, but you can change the curve so it's a little more aggressive.
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