On the FTW3, there is a noted issue with the fan curves applied to the card not initializing or adjusting in response to changes in temperatures on the card. We have released a firmware patch for these units to resolve this issue.
If you are experiencing this issue, please follow the instructions below to update your card's firmware with the patch:
A box with pop up with the following:
Click "Yes" to continue...
If the process takes longer than this, or does not succeed, check to make sure that your card is properly installed and that there are no anti-virus or tuning applications open that may be causing interference. You should hear the fans spin up to 100% and then slow down to their normal speed.
At this point your card should be successfully updated. Restart the system and the process should be complete.
If your card still seems to be experiencing this issue after the update, it might be time to ask us a few questions:
To contact EVGA Customer Support:
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