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I've never taken the cause off of a video card is the case on the 9800GX2s on there for any reason? Is it possible to take it off to make it a bit cooler
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You can take it off. Might give you better temps, I've never taken mine apart so I don't know.
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So nothings attached to the casing?

EDIT: does anyone have an answer?
Edited by iSin - 7/18/11 at 12:47pm
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If you end up removing the heatsink for any reason, even to clean it, make sure you reapply thermal paste.
 
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Why the cards never been used? That would be pointless.
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Yes you can take off the casing. I've never even ran mine with the casing on to be honest.
    
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post #7 of 8
will run cooler without case.

mine is running naked right now
     
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I have 3 GX2's.1 without the shroud and 2 with.All 3 run about the same temps with the unshrouded on being the coolest.
Edited by ducrider - 7/18/11 at 3:10pm
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