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    XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    Hello,

    I recently bought a XFX 7900gt (This One) and the fan is driving me insane. It is running at 100% the whole time (I am assuming this based on the noise), I have downloaded and installed Rivatuner but I cant find the fan speed controls (I also run a x1950xt and they are easy to find for that).

    Does anyone know where or how I can manually set the fan speed for this card?

    Thank you in advance.
    CrackEdd

    p.s. The card runs at around 69-71 during 3dmark06, these temps are fine, right?
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    Re: XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    The temps are fine, but if you reduce the fan speed they will go up.

    Must admit the fan on my 7900gs xxx annoid me, but only when playing games when it would speed up.
    I got a aftermarket cooler, it's a gigabyte one, basicly it is the same cooler as the stock one from the 7900gtx
    something like this would work well
    if that's too much to spend then I picked mine up from ebay for £15 delivered so have a look and you might find something good.
    (remember that replaceing the cooler does invalidate the warranty.

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    Re: XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    I dont mind having the sound of the fan during gameplay as the speakers I have drown it out, the problem is, its running 100% the whole time, even while surfing the web.
    I am hoping to change the fan to go to 100% when it reaches 70 degrees or something similar.

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    Re: XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    You should try ati tool (it's called ati tool, but works on most graphics cards) and theres an option to set what speed you want the fan in relation to temperature, you can save this as a profile. Only downside is you'll have to load this up everytime you boot.

    ATITool - Overclocking utility for ATI and NVIDIA cards


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    Re: XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    The temps are fine, but if you reduce the fan speed they will go up.

    Must admit the fan on my 7900gs xxx annoid me, but only when playing games when it would speed up.
    I got a aftermarket cooler, it's a gigabyte one, basicly it is the same cooler as the stock one from the 7900gtx
    something like this would work well
    if that's too much to spend then I picked mine up from ebay for £15 delivered so have a look and you might find something good.
    (remember that replaceing the cooler does invalidate the warranty.
    I'll have to agree with you there mate, I have two 7900GT cards running in SLi, I've got those Zalman v9000 coolers on them, but for them to be most effective you also need to have good internal cooling as well, oh and after you're sorted, you won't be on talking terms with you wallet for a while, LOL

    If thats too costly for you to stomach, then you could try out ATi Tool as has been suggested, it won't cost you a penny and you can in theory try it out immediately

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    Re: XFX 7900gt Fan Speed.

    I have used ATITool many times, unfortunatly there is no 'Fan Control' option to be found.

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