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GPU-Z Fan RPM senor is telling me that its only spinning at 1RPM ... most likely a faulty reading?
 
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1rpm is pretty much the equivalent to not spinning at all. Try rivatuner and see what that says.
 
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stick your finger lighty on the graphic card fan to see if its spinning, thats what i do if i wanna know
 

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What they said^, or you can just look at the cards fan spinning, it shouldn't be hard to tell whether its running at 1PPM or more.
 
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It might be because the cooler is not reference it does not support speed monitoring.

Are you using the latest version of GPU-Z and have the latest drivers for your video card installed?
 
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Checked the fan on the card and its for sure moving faster then that. I do have the lestest version of GPU-Z and also the latest version of my video card drivers. I am a little converned only becase this card would idle at 29c and now it idles around 35c
 

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Im with Alex on this.

Most likely the card is just deficient of a monitoring chip or it just isnt connected on your specific card.
 
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How many wires are there going from the cooler into the card?
 

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neither of my 4870's RPM is read in GPU-Z either. i only get 1RPM.

as far as i can tell, GPU-Z isnt reading 4 series ATI cards right.
 
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Figured out that its only 2-wire ...
 
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Yeah, my zalman VF900s on my 4850x2 don't do monitoring. GPU-Z always says 1RPM.
 

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My Accelero Twin Turbo on my 9800GTX+ shows --RPM in GPU-Z but it shows the % correctly and am able to use Rivatuner to change speeds at temperature changes. I had to splice wires to connect it to my video card.

 
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