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What the hell... I baked the card, replaced pads with better thermal paste... and now it works like a champ! I'm running it with dual monitors =) Sold the card, thanks guys.
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post #2 of 20
Eh.

Just clean it up.
I would use thermal pads on the memory, but thermal paste will do if you don't have any.
It looks like someone didn't keep up with cleaning his card.
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Originally Posted by mbudden;14356958 
Eh.

Just clean it up.
I would use thermal pads on the memory, but thermal paste will do if you don't have any.
It looks like someone didn't keep up with cleaning his card.

I don't have any spare thermal pads, so I guess the thermal paste will have to do.

Haha, hopefully this will bring the card back to good health!
    
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Thermal paste wasnt making much contact between the cooler, clean those chips with alcohol and some new thermal pads would improve.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by listen to remix;14357034 
I don't have any spare thermal pads, so I guess the thermal paste will have to do.

Haha, hopefully this will bring the card back to good health!

Wow look at the GPU copper core contact absolutely caked in thermal paste.

Needs much much much less.
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post #6 of 20
dont use thermal paste as it may be conductive and you might get artifacts when you put it back together and test.

buy thermal pads off ebay or an aftermarket cooling retailer.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by listen to remix;14357034 
I don't have any spare thermal pads, so I guess the thermal paste will have to do.

Haha, hopefully this will bring the card back to good health!

Def use thermal pads. Thermal paste wont be think enough for the memory contact.

If that fails, bake it.
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post #8 of 20
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This card is going to the marketplace!

http://www.overclock.net/video/1076514-artifacting-nvidia-8800gt-single-slot.html#post14357813
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post #9 of 20
Why not bake it....?
post #10 of 20
Clean the beast up, put it back together and watch it warrior on like mine! haha
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