So I got a 4850 and love it. Overheating not an issue.

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  1. Anders 7

    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    I think default fan speed on this thing is only 20% but even at that it doesn't go a hair over 80c full load. It idles around 60c. It could be better but is in a very safe range I believe. I would fully recommend this card. I have an old 4200 X2 AMD processor and 2 gigs of old 400 ram and I can still run Crysis fluidly on max settings. This was also when I still had a 8mb cache ata 100 hard drive which I just upgraded. :o
     
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    "that's hot" /paris hilton

    dude, a lot of people are modding their 4850s because of those temps.
    google the 4850 fan tweak or change the cooler
     
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    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    My last card's fan speed could be altered using ATI Tool. Is this one different?
     
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    You have the card, you tell us.

    I have a 3870, and I'm trying to figure out how to run the GPU fan faster without running another program (i.e. Speedfan, etc).
     
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    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    Jesus I just edited the App file to increase the fan speed to 65 percent and my idle temps dropped to 45c :eek3: Now that's cool. I don't know why they don't let you do this through supplied software :dunno:
     
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    the stock cooler do get loud when you crank it up.
    this can be annoying, and the cooler simply sucks.
    most people re-apply thermal paste and just upgrade the cooler.
    a favorite: http://www.arctic-cooling.com/vga2.php?idx=166
     
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    nice
     

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