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Slow fan speed Asus R9280x DC2 TOP

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Hi guys, I've been having this issue where my R9 280x DC2T keeps getting too hot for my liking.

Now you will see that my fan speed for GPU1 seems a little slow. At 100% it is only ~3000rpm vs GPU2 which is on ~82% and getting 2900rpm. Theoretically I think GPU1 should be at ~3400rpm @ 100% if GPU2 is @ 2900rpm @ 82%.

Anything I can do to fix this?
 

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Processor Intel Core i9-10850K | Intel i7-7700HQ
Motherboard MSi Z490i Unify | Dell/Alienware thing
Cooling Scythe Mugen 5 Rev. B | Double fan
Memory Crucial 2X16GB Ballistix White RGB DDR4 3600mhz | DDR4 2X8GB 2400mhz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3080 VISION OC | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Storage Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB, Samsung 860 QVO 2TB | 256gb M.2 SSD, 1TB Intel 760p
Display(s) Gigabyte G34WQC 34" UWQHD 144Hz VA & TIEM 32" QHD 165Hz VA | 13" 1080p IPS & Sony X7000E 49" 4K TV
Case Cooler Master NR200P White | Alienware 13R3
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster X3 (HiFiMAN HE-4XX) | onboard sound -Onkyo 808 Receiver
Power Supply Corsair SF750 Platinum | Dell 180W brick
Mouse Roccat Burst Pro, Roccat Kain 202 | Logitech G403
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Hmm well I took out the card to inspect it and there is oil collected at the bottom of the PCB and on the VRM heatsink. Also it is throughout the heatsink and splattered inside my case.......HOOORAY.

Well now I know why it seemed noisy as a mofo and not cooling the way it should be. I'll be taking it to the repair centre in the morning.


I should add it was their 'Cooltech fan' that has died.
 

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