GPU fan spinning at 100% most of the time

Hi everyone!

I've had my computer for a bit more than 1 year now, and its a very powerful computer with no significant problems (except for a CPU fan which was very loud). But my graphics card is now spinning at 100% all the time (well 95% of the time). I took it to the place I bought it (A large danish computer shop) and I got it back 6 weeks later.
When I got it back, they had barely looked at it and did some minor testing on it. According to them, there were no problems on the computer, but they thought it would be a good idea to reset my computer and delete Windows.
When I turned the computer on, for the first time after the repair, the fan started spinning at full speed again, even though it wasn't running any heavy programs. Even when its idle and no programs are opened, its still very loud.

Is there anything I can do about this, that will not ruin my warranty (It was a very expensive computer - I payed 3500 dollars (16000 DKK) so I don't want to lose the warranty). I don't want to go back to the shop, so they can restart the computer once again and charge me 200 bucks.

The graphics card is an AMD Radeon HD 7870 2 GB

Thanks.
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  1. try setting the fan speed profile in the utility of your cards manufacturer
  2. ahmedkhalifa1999 said:
    try setting the fan speed profile in the utility of your cards manufacturer


    I will try this when I get home in an hour
  3. Use a program called MSI Afterburner, it's a very simple program that allows you to overclock and change your GPU fan speeds.
  4. Nils Vittrup Andersen said:
    ahmedkhalifa1999 said:
    try setting the fan speed profile in the utility of your cards manufacturer


    I will try this when I get home in an hour


    just don't forget to write whether it solve or not and select best answer so other people with the same problem can benefit too
  5. TechCIDLC said:
    Use a program called MSI Afterburner, it's a very simple program that allows you to overclock and change your GPU fan speeds.


    he doesn't have to use MSI Afterburner, he can use TriX or Guru or After burner (but i myself prefer the cards manufacture's utility
  6. ahmedkhalifa1999 said:
    TechCIDLC said:
    Use a program called MSI Afterburner, it's a very simple program that allows you to overclock and change your GPU fan speeds.


    he doesn't have to use MSI Afterburner, he can use TriX or Guru or After burner (but i myself prefer the cards manufacture's utility


    I think I have some ATI program, but I am not sure :??:
  7. if your card is refernce then use MSI Afterburner (because it has the best compatibility for reference cards) else till me your Card's manufacturer (MSI, ASUS, Gigabte, Sapphire, ........)
  8. then use MSI Afterburner to customize fan and also check temperatures and write them
  9. ahmedkhalifa1999 said:
    if your card is refernce then use MSI Afterburner (because it has the best compatibility for reference cards) else till me your Card's manufacturer (MSI, ASUS, Gigabte, Sapphire, ........)


    This is my card: http://www.techspot.com/products/graphics-cards/amd-radeon-hd-7870-ghz-edition-2gb-gddr5-pcie.83988/
  10. http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm
    you can download it from here and tour card is reference design
  11. ahmedkhalifa1999 said:
    http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm
    you can download it from here and tour card is reference design


    Hi

    Sorry for not giving an answer but a lot of stuff got in the way. I will try to make time for it tomorrow :)
  12. How is your GPU temperature while it is spinning fast?
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