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Old March 24, 2010, 07:23 AM
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ok , usally when I want to play a game, I put the fan of my 5870 at 80%, it's Dam loud, but more than ofthen I forget about it , and when I exit the game I found the temp at 65'C going down fast, So I have a question

DO we really need to adjust the fan for only 30 to 45 saturday night gaming, I guess the gpu are design to take it a little bit, I ask because It's look that I burn an 4890 with folding not sure but it look like, and the card have a thermalright cooler, and vrm cooler too,

I will try to record temps next time I game, what is the best utility to do so .
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Old March 24, 2010, 02:26 PM
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use msi afterburner,
you can actively view your temps and also create a fan profile via a graph which you can set to run the fan according to the temperature. basically creating your own auto profile.
it's also one of the easiest overclocking programs if u choose to do that.
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Old March 24, 2010, 02:27 PM
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I don't know if there's a way to overlay your temperatures with an ATI card like you can do with EVGA Precision (I never needed it when I had my 4870). Unless you're getting into crazy overclocks though, you shouldn't need to worry about turning up the fan when you want to game. Just play around with different settings until you find the highest one that doesn't produce too much noise for your taste and stick with that setting.
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Old March 25, 2010, 08:34 PM
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MSI Afterburner is great, like EVGA Precision for Nvidia cards.

As for the fan, I use 25% for idle and 35% for gaming, temps are great. I also have an Antec Spot Cool blowing on the 5870..
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Old March 30, 2010, 04:39 AM
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How come he's talking about HD5870 temperatures?
Everybody cr4ps on FERMI for being LOUD and warm, how come MarkOne (now Banned LOL) was considering increasing fan speed on his 5870?
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How come he's talking about HD5870 temperatures?
Everybody cr4ps on FERMI for being LOUD and warm, how come MarkOne (now Banned LOL) was considering increasing fan speed on his 5870?
Because he wasn't sure if he needed to or not.
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