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pirast 08-02-07 03:21 PM

GeForce 6800 and fan control
 
Hi,

as of yesterday, I am a happy owner of a GeForce 6800. First, I was suprised about the loudy fan, but then I noticed that it is not loud from the point on the proprietary NVIDIA driver is being loaded.

My problem is that when I begin to load a 3d application (Compiz, XMoto, Warcraft III etc.) the fan spins at full speed. After closing the applications, it still spins. As I do not own Windows, I do not know what the behavior is like in Windows.

Is there any way to change that the fan spins that fast from the point on a 3d application is loaded?


Thanks! Martin

Thunderbird 08-02-07 04:04 PM

Re: GeForce 6800 and fan control
 
You can adjust the fanspeed using nvclock, that's the only way you can do it on linux.

pirast 08-03-07 04:54 AM

Re: GeForce 6800 and fan control
 
Thanks. Is it the same on Windows?


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