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8800 GTX heat issue

Well I do have plans on building a new pc (but not for a month) after messing around with a few things on my current pc I was alarmed to notice something:

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Any ideas? Everythings running at stock in a well ventilated area and the fans are spinning thinking.gif
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Clean it and reapply TIM!
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How hot is the air coming out the vent...and is it ridiculously loud? It says 100% fan speed and that's pretty hard to miss =P
 
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Does it feel hot?
    
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Originally Posted by G3RG;15506071 
How hot is the air coming out the vent...and is it ridiculously loud? It says 100% fan speed and that's pretty hard to miss =P

The air coming out is pretty warm and the fan is ridiculously loud just never noticed usually a noisy room all together... bar fridge sits pretty much next to it which I turned off to try to listen to the fans
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Originally Posted by Korosive;15506082 
The air coming out is pretty warm and the fan is ridiculously loud just never noticed usually a noisy room all together... bar fridge sits pretty much next to it which I turned off to try to listen to the fans

Try MSI afterburner maybe, see what it says your temps are. Have you ever pulled the heatsink off? Is it REALLY dusty maybe?
 
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Shut off your PC, take the card out and take it apart. Probably full of dust or something.
    
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post #8 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by G3RG;15506088 
Try MSI afterburner maybe, see what it says your temps are. Have you ever pulled the heatsink off? Is it REALLY dusty maybe?

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Never pulled the heatsink off.
Shouldn't be too dusty, was only a month ago when I last cleaned the whole case
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Agreed, Disassemble clean with metho/alcohol substance using cotton ear buds or something, reapply some quality TIM & reassemble.

Edit: Cleaning case & visable dust is OK, but dust still gets deep inside components/graphics cards/heatsink's with fans.ect
Edited by KEX - 10/29/11 at 11:49pm
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Well a quick overall clean of the GPU and case fans dropped the temp 10 degrees and fans down to 60% so it isn't at such an 'alarming' rate atm.
Don't really want to mess around with this thing too much as I am building a new pc very shortly


edit: I think the fan itself is gone. decided to bump the fan back up to 100% (since I don't hear it anyway) to see how low I could get the GPU running at, there was no temperature difference from the fan running at 60% to it running at 100%. Next step for me is to actually see if the fan spins I guess.

But as for now, I have to head out frown.gif
Edited by Korosive - 10/30/11 at 12:21am
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