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Old 01-18-08, 03:59 PM   #104
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Default Re: 169.07 Ubuntu 7.10 Fan at %100

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Originally Posted by voyager6868
No, it's not related to GPU usage. The reason you don't have the problem (as mentioned earlier in the thread) is that mobile GPUs like the 8600M GT do not have a dedicated fan. They are cooled using the general fan in the laptop.

I also have a 8600M GT and do not have a problem. However, my desktop has a 7900GTX and it definitely has this problem. Right on boot up, the fan is at full speed and stays full speed forever unless I use nvclock to slow it down.

nvclock -f -F auto
ok, sorry.
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