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Fan speed of 8800 gt!!!!!!!!!

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April 9, 2010 5:27:15 PM

hey guys i wanna know what is the disadvantage of increasing the speed of fan from 90 to 100% ...in 8800 gt ...
i mean will it effect my graphic life or smthng ..... i dont bother about its loudness ...

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a c 1410 U Graphics card
April 9, 2010 6:00:32 PM

It is only the sound level it will not affect the GPU life. Actually cooler might mean longer life.
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a c 147 U Graphics card
April 9, 2010 6:39:32 PM

It might wear down the fan quicker, but if it's at 90% already, hey what is 10% more.
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a c 236 U Graphics card
April 9, 2010 7:10:37 PM

creativethe said:
hey guys i wanna know what is the disadvantage of increasing the speed of fan from 90 to 100% ...in 8800 gt ...
i mean will it effect my graphic life or smthng ..... i dont bother about its loudness ...


what the other have said, it will only increase the noise not the life of the card


out of curiosity, why is it set so high?
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a c 1410 U Graphics card
April 9, 2010 7:33:20 PM

ct1615 said:
what the other have said, it will only increase the noise not the life of the card


out of curiosity, why is it set so high?

Maybe he needs to clean it.
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April 10, 2010 4:19:05 AM

coz my card gets heated very fast ..thats y ...so do i need extra fan or what?
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a c 1410 U Graphics card
April 10, 2010 4:22:33 AM

creativethe said:
coz my card gets heated very fast ..thats y ...so do i need extra fan or what?

When was the last time you cleaned the fan and the heat sink on the card? It is amazing how dust and lint affects the temperature of the card.
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a c 147 U Graphics card
April 12, 2010 1:01:02 PM

rolli59 said:
It is amazing how dust and lint affects the temperature of the card.

Here Here. I have seen some that had a wool blanket laying over the front of the heatsink. Especially if you sit your case on the floor. I will forever keep it on top of a desk.
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