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i just woke up to an odd sound and i went over and it was my 8800 the fan sounded like it was squealing so i set it to 100% and it took over a minute to get full speed and now the max RPM is only 8867 instead of 10K anything i can do to make it last a little longer until i can get an aftermarket cooler?
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WD40? (I dont really recommend it though..)

I would just open up the case for better airflow, maybe point a deskfan at it until I got a new cooler.

Rip off the heatsink shroud and ziptie an 80mm casefan to it?
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You could try this - 8800 GTS 2x120mm Fans
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i just woke up to an odd sound and i went over and it was my 8800 the fan sounded like it was squealing so i set it to 100% and it took over a minute to get full speed and now the max RPM is only 8867 instead of 10K anything i can do to make it last a little longer until i can get an aftermarket cooler?
had this problem before, i had to take the cooler off, use compressed air to clean it out. used a little P.B.blaster to free the bearing. then take a little white lithium, or a bearing grease thinned out a little with wd40, or p.b.. pack it wtih you finger into the back of the fan where the bearing is
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You could try this - 8800 GTS 2x120mm Fans
ahaha that is so much win i took a 92MM fan and tied it onto the card and temps are better than it was when the card was new
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