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I've been running an HIS 5770 for about a year, maybe longer, and have recently heard a buzzing noise come from the stock fan with a red LED (D4000) light up at crashes. I understand this to be a temperature fault indicator and pose two questions.

Would buying a replacement fan (eg. accelero l2) be a worthwhile course of action?

Or: Would a replacement card be the better route? (Recommendations are appreciated)
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Try cleaning your card first, and checking the clocks.
Then see what happens.
    
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I neglected to mention this in the first post but the card is at stock configuration and is unable to boot into windows, I cant even sit in the bios without it crashing. The card was fairly dusty but I have cleaned and reseated the card on two PSU's and each continue to crash after less than a minute.

What I lean towards right now is replacing the fan but I want the forums opinion on the viability of this course of action.
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Originally Posted by Kill Phil;13402833 
I neglected to mention this in the first post but the card is at stock configuration and is unable to boot into windows, I cant even sit in the bios without it crashing. The card was fairly dusty but I have cleaned and reseated the card on two PSU's and each continue to crash after less than a minute.

What I lean towards right now is replacing the fan but I want the forums opinion on the viability of this course of action.

Do you have another card to use? As it might not be your G-card so if it still crashes with a different card then its not your GPU. What is your proof that its your card?
    
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I have an asus 3450 sitting in place of the ailing card running smoothly. The card is not entirely comparable as it doesnt require a 6pin connector but I think I ruled out the PSU when I tested it on a separate and functioning PSU. I'm convinced that its the fan that is the culprit and so I ask about HS/new card replacement.
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