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I think I broke my GPU

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I added a 120RX rad into my loop so I redid all the tubing and remounted my GPU block. I cleaned the paste off and reapplied AS5 then mounted the block. I booted into Windows after testing for leaks and the GPU was running really hot. Idling at 50C and jumping up to 90 under load- these temps at stock clock. The processor is in the same loop and it is idling at 29C and hitting 48C under load- CPU is overclocked to 4GHz.

I figured that this was just a bad mount so I remounted. Same thing. Remounted again. Each time cleaning the paste and reapplying it. Still have 90C+ temps under load for the GPU and the CPU is still under 50C at load.

I eventually put the stock heatsink back on and the temps are the same 90C+ load, also I tried a different paste this time.


Any ideas?

Could bad contact between the ram and thermal pads cause this?
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Gosh, very weird. Sounds like you might have a bad card. Do you have somethin like MSI AfterBurner to see what your VID is?
    
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I've since taken this card out and replaced it with my older 8800 GTX. I was using GPU-Z and MSI AfterBurner to monitor temps. The voltage was normal, right where it was before I remounted the block.
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sounds like the sauder is dislodged the GPU ... if you can warranty i would do and and next time make sure the GPU block is more secure .... best luck
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u have a gpu that only works for a few seconds at a time but, only after being re flowed each time. and runs super hot during those 10 seconds it was hitting 90 see with gargantuan twin 120mm fan accelero heat sink
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sounds like the sauder is dislodged the GPU ... if you can warranty i would do and and next time make sure the GPU block is more secure .... best luck
No warranty . Is there any fix for this?
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No warranty . Is there any fix for this?
You might want to fire up your oven then.
 
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