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Windows 7: software to control fan speed gtx 295


25 Mar 2010   #1

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 
software to control fan speed gtx 295

Hello, what software can I use to manually control the fan speed on my gtx 295 video card? I think I am having heat issues.
Thanks
Eric

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25 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Either of these,

MSI Afterburner

EVGA | EVGA Precision | EVGA Precision

should work. Or you can try RivaTuner,

RivaTuner v2.24c download from Guru3D.com

which the other two are based on. RT may not work as it hasn't been updated in a while, and may have problems it you are using an unsupported driver.
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25 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Just to add a note I like and use the Evga Precision. I have used it with Evga,XFX and BFG cards, these 3 I can confirm. Fabe
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25 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

Just to mention, if you use RivaTuner on 7 x64, you will need to disable driver signing by pressing "F8" during the computer's post and selecting "disable driver signing" as RivaTuner needs to install it's own driver and as it's unsigned, x64 won't allow it to install by default.

Though personally I'd use EVGA Precision for fan speed, it's quick and easy to install and you can set fan speeds easily. I can also confirm you can use it with other cards than just EVGA's as I used it on my XFX ones.
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25 Mar 2010   #5

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Just to add a note I like and use the Evga Precision. I have used it with Evga,XFX and BFG cards, these 3 I can confirm. Fabe
+1 on EVGA Precision. Running all the time here.
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26 Mar 2010   #6
BWK

 

I had no problem with the driver signing on install of the MSI Afterburner. I didn't know about the EVGA product. I have no problems with the Afterburner. They look similar.


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26 Mar 2010   #7

Win 7 Ult 64bit
 
 

I liked EVGA's tool also. Will install again when my new cards comes in next week.
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26 Mar 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BWK View Post
I didn't know about the EVGA product. I have no problems with the Afterburner. They look similar.
Hope so, all three of them are made by the same person.
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26 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jr26 View Post
+1 on EVGA Precision. Running all the time here.
Ditto. I use it to show temps, fan speed, and fps both on my G19 keyboard's LCD and as an overlay for DX9+ games.
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26 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1
 
 

You do realise that Nvidia's ESA (Nvidia Control Panel with ESA tools) has this option.

Under device settings.
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