Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-06-2009, 02:18 PM   #11
Golden Master
Cabbs's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 7,912
Send a message via AIM to Cabbs
Default Re: Would you recommend keeping gpu fan @ 100%

Originally Posted by Tommy Boy View Post
What are your gpu temps with your fan at say.....50-60%? If you have to have your gpu fan at 100% to keep your temps in a decent range, then I'd say it's time to upgrade your gpu fan. You should never have to run it at 100% unless it's under high load.
Even them, most stock coolers can keep things under control unless you have ridiculously high ambient temperatures.

=Like anime? Come to AnimeAppeal.com!=
||DFI UT P35||Q9550@3400 Mhz||Geil 4GB RAM||Radeon 5770||
Cabbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 02:28 PM   #12
In Runtime
metin's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 364
Default Re: Would you recommend keeping gpu fan @ 100%

Video cards are okay if they run that hot

Your card can run up to around 125 degrees until it shuts down according to
Also, you could use this thread I made a while ago because I had the same question

CM-690|Biostar TP45HP|Xigmatek HDT S1283 w/ Bracket|Intel Core2Duo E8500|Seagate 500GB|Sapphire 4850 512MB|Corsair 4GB|Win 8 64bit|Acer 22" Monitor
metin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 10:08 PM   #13
Daemon Poster
allendale2008's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 781
Default Re: Would you recommend keeping gpu fan @ 100%

yea, but i prefer 60 over 70....who doesn't?
OCZ 550 Watt Modular|Intel E7300 Core 2 Duo @ 2.66ghz|Gigabyte EP45UD3R|4 GB Corsair 800 DDR2|Geforce 8800 GTX|Seagate 250GB 7200RPM SATA|Samsung 160GB 7200RPM SATA|120 GB External WD Passport HD|Microsoft 3 Button Optical Mouse|Lite-On 2 Tone Standard Keyboard|ViewSonic 22in Wide Screen|Logitec x-540|Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
allendale2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2009, 01:05 AM   #14
Beta Member
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Default Re: Would you recommend keeping gpu fan @ 100%

for my server computer's i turn the fan up to 100% beacuse i dont want it to overheat

1) HP LAPTOP (Turned 50-60% on Weekdays and On Sat,Sun its 100%
2) ACER DESKTOP. (100% Turned all Day 7 days a week)

I turn the Hp Laptop one on to 100% beacuse there are 6x more people connected to my server's than on normal weekdays! its wired!

and plus it lags a little bit so i have to turn it up.

So yea Depends

If its a Laptop then 35-60% MAX.
if its a Desktop Go up to 100% if you Wish.

Hope this Helped.

Ha3cker is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:01 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0