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Old April 12, 2009, 09:49 PM
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Default Going from ATI to Nvidia

ATI cards you can control the speed of the fans. Can you do the same with Nvidia ones too?
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Old April 12, 2009, 09:52 PM
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Yes, I use RivaTuner but the latest plugin from NVidia seems to have the setting as well.
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Old April 12, 2009, 10:06 PM
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You can also use EVGA Precision tool. It also show FPS too :)
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Old April 13, 2009, 04:59 AM
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This is comming from a Typical 'Red' User. I really like the EVGA Percision Tuning tool, it has the same kind of fan control that ATI has.
Good layout really,


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Old April 13, 2009, 05:01 AM
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Congrats! You seen the light!

LOL just kidding. Like above poster said ,Precision or rivatuner are your friends!
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Old April 13, 2009, 05:56 AM
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wow same shoes as me buddy.

x300 se
x700 pro
x850 xt
and now 8800 gts g92

ati have too much conflicts for me. some games i play have issues with ati driver. ati cards are usually way louder too which gets annoying especially my x850xt.

i jus download ntuner and it does let u control stuff... like aa, af, ect... no idea about the fan control though
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Old April 14, 2009, 09:33 AM
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I just went the other way - 9800gtx+ to 4870. But I do love the nvidia cards. Precision works very well. One thing I found is that my system really didn't work well after the transplant until I did a clean install of the OS. Your mileage, as they say, may vary.
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Old April 14, 2009, 10:03 AM
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+1 for Precision, be sure to set up a few different Profiles!
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