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post #21 of 27
all imma say is make sure there is no dust in the heatsink.
my 8800gts had hit around 100c temps because of a major dust clog, after i cleaned it the outcome looked like a dead squirrel lol.
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After seeing the case, and knowing first-hand how much difference a case with good airflow actually is, I second getting a small case with good airflow at some point, or at least adding a couple of fans. tongue.gif

However, I'd get some new Thermal Paste if I were you. The original Thermal Compound is likely brittle and decayed, and removing the card from your PC, plonking it in the new one, then heating it up and cooling down has shown it's age.
It looks like the VRAM has Thermal Pads between them and the single heatsink.
They'll be cack aswell, so you'll need to pick up some of them.

Get some slightly thicker than the gap between heatsink and RAM Chip to allow for compression.
Thermal Pads and Thermal Paste shouldn't come to anymore than $10-15 at the utmost, more probably ~$10.

Take the shroud & heatsink off, take it one side and blow it out or use a vacuum (when off the card only) then paper towel it or use cotton buds for any pain bits, paper towel the old thermal paste off the GPU and heatsink, gently remove the thermal padding off the VRAM and heatsink, pop new stuff on (cut the padding to size if required), re-attach heatsink and you're problems will be solved. biggrin.gif

{EDIT} Also, a regular blowout with compressed air every 4-6 months won't go amiss. There's no dust filters on that case, so it'll reduce effectiveness in around that time, depending on how dusty the room gets or whether near carpet, of course.
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post #23 of 27
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I just finished blowing it out. Thanks for all your suggestions and that fan idea isn't bad. It had a decent amount of dust in what I believe was the heat sink (kind of like a box where the power cord hooked into). My friend said the extra fan isn't blowing, but I'm not so sure. Either way, it still shouldn't overheat that fast should it? He does plan on buying a better case for it, since the current one is ugly, but I don't believe it's too much of the cases fault since we took the side off and it still had the same problem. For now, we're testing it out so I'll let you know how it works in a few, thanks!
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I'm having another problem now. I don't know if the overheating problem has been resolved, but now I can't seem to get anything to show up on the monitor and the light on the front to let you know the computer is on doesn't seem to come on, but the fans kick in. I tried unplugging everything and plugging it in, but nothing's working. Any suggestions? Thanks. redface.gif
post #25 of 27
that box is the Power Supply Unit wink.gif
open the side panel and leave a deskfan blowing into the case.
oh make sure you plug everything in back the way before u unplug.
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post #26 of 27
Take it out give it a blast with an air compressor, clean the heatsink replace tim. Stick a fan next to it dont have to be screwed in, just stand it up next to it, i did it for a while with my old 8800GT dropped the temps on it by about 11c
post #27 of 27
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You need yourself some good airflow. Try taking that fan hole cover off, and do everything what other users said. If it is still really hot then get an Antec 300 Illusion for it. It'll come with all the fans it can support and it's only $60. Plus it's nice a roomy.
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