Changing 4870 Fan Speed by default?

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Shaitan00 Posted: Sat, Aug 23 2008 2:18 PM

 I recently purchased a 4870 (VisionTek) and while I love the card it does get insanely hot when left with the stock cooler and default fan speed.
I've been doing some reading and found out how to change the Fan Speed by tweaking the profiles in Catalyst:
- Create a profile
- Edit the profile to set it to manual with a specific fan speed value (want)
- Load the profile

But from what I am reading the custom profile needs to be loaded/selected on boot each time (manually). Is there a way to set a custom profile by default on startup?
Also - is there an easier way to change profiles instead of going through catalyst control everytime (like something on my desktop I can double-click or something?)

Any advice / help would be much appreciated.
Thanks,

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Download rivatuner and set it to load fanspeeds at boot then just set the fan speed that you want.

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Shaitan00 replied on Sat, Aug 23 2008 3:39 PM

rivatuner supports the 4870 now? I read a lot of posts that said it didn't ... have you tried it?

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warlord replied on Sat, Aug 23 2008 4:54 PM

Unfortunatly riva tuner doesn't support the 4870 as of yet

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I saw a way to get it to work somewere, but I can't find it right now.

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=271073

2.10 should be out any day now.

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warlord replied on Sun, Aug 24 2008 6:54 PM

Here is a work around. Linkage

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warlord:

Here is a work around. Linkage

Thats what I was looking forWink

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warlord replied on Sun, Aug 24 2008 10:59 PM

Np been keeping up with it just in case i'm lucky enough to win a rig!!!! Here's hopingWink

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