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Windows 7: Nvidia GTS 450 fan malfunction

27 Oct 2012   #1
pyromana

Win 7 x64
 
 
Nvidia GTS 450 fan malfunction

Okay so this graphics card has been used for say, a year? Then one day the fan started malfunctioning. It would spin for a bit, then stop. sometimes it still twitches a bit. Recently I cleaned the card but still nothing. Anyone know how to fix this?


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28 Oct 2012   #2
Chalky Emultion

 

hi, try downloading a program like MSI Afterburner and try to manually set the fan speed.

What edition of GTS 450 have you got?
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28 Oct 2012   #3
silverstormz

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Its odd actualy mine did that recently I just blew a bottle of compressed air in it and that seemed to sort it could be a dust issue
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28 Oct 2012   #4
pyromana

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dorado View Post
hi, try downloading a program like MSI Afterburner and try to manually set the fan speed.

What edition of GTS 450 have you got?
I tried MSI afterburner but nothing. EVGA precision worked for a bit, but the fan randomly stops spinning and won't spin again.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverstormz View Post
Its odd actualy mine did that recently I just blew a bottle of compressed air in it and that seemed to sort it could be a dust issue
I cleaned the card, like I mentioned before, and nothing happens.
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28 Oct 2012   #5
silverstormz

windows 7 home premium
 
 

You could take the card out and clean the pci slot and ensure the 4 pin is conected properly.
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28 Oct 2012   #6
Chalky Emultion

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverstormz View Post
You could take the card out and clean the pci slot and ensure the 4 pin is conected properly.
i agree with silverstormz, check it.
also check that the GPU fan power connector is correctly plugged in on your GPU.

What GTS 450 have you got? (PNY, Gigabyte, Sparkle, Galaxy...?)
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28 Oct 2012   #7
pbureau

Windows 7 Home Edition X64
 
 

I had an ATi 5xxx series do that to me it was the wire from board to fan that was faulty , and since I was annoyed at the temps I visited a local hardware electronic sotore picked a fan that fited over the area to tie wrap it in place and opwered it directly from a 4 pin normal HDD connector. was wonderfully cool and never had an issue.
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29 Oct 2012   #8
pyromana

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dorado View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverstormz View Post
You could take the card out and clean the pci slot and ensure the 4 pin is conected properly.
i agree with silverstormz, check it.
also check that the GPU fan power connector is correctly plugged in on your GPU.

What GTS 450 have you got? (PNY, Gigabyte, Sparkle, Galaxy...?)
I think Leadtek, that's what it says on the card. From what I know from the card, there isn't any wire connecting it to the power supply
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29 Oct 2012   #9
Chalky Emultion

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pyromana View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dorado View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverstormz View Post
You could take the card out and clean the pci slot and ensure the 4 pin is conected properly.
i agree with silverstormz, check it.
also check that the GPU fan power connector is correctly plugged in on your GPU.

What GTS 450 have you got? (PNY, Gigabyte, Sparkle, Galaxy...?)
I think Leadtek, that's what it says on the card. From what I know from the card, there isn't any wire connecting it to the power supply
then check the cable which connect the GPU's fan on the GPU.
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01 Nov 2012   #10
pyromana

Win 7 x64
 
 

I noticed later that when the fan stops, the gpu clock is 50mhz. Maybe that is the problem? How to fix?
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