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I cant figure out how to get this thing apart. It's an HIS 5870. fan is really noisy. Ideas?700
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anybody? Anyone know where I can get a replacement?
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The fan hub is sealed... so ppl can't fix or mess with it. You can try contacting HIS for a RMA/ parts replacement or search ebay or your local PC parts store. Many ppl sell the original fans/coolers after they replace with after market or w/c.
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Cool it's still under warranty I will RMA it.
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Cool it's still under warranty I will RMA it.

Just be aware you probably won't get back your original card, you may receive a scratch and dent/previously used but functional card
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Yeah, hopefully it's a 6970 or something, Oh well whatever happens I'm in the market for a new GPU anyway 7970/7950 is calling. I'll hang on to one of the 5870's for BOINC
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Just to give you the additional option of replacing the fan.

 

That fan is a frameless 74mm +12V fan made by ARX.

The part number is FS1280-AP184C.

 

A brand new one is 15.80 RMB (=US$2.50) in China.

http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?id=14118863675

 

There is an used one in the ebay UK link below and is US$29 (the fan is located in Jackson, Michigan, United States and so you can save some mailing cost.)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sapphire-ATI-Radeon-4850-73mm-VGA-Fan-FS1280-AP184C-12v-/260827255655

 

These fans are not blue though.

 

post #8 of 8
Take a look at Arctic Cooling, HIS uses a lot of their fans/heatsinks, my stock 5750 one used a slightly modified version of one of their coolers. I got a replacement fan for an Accelero 2 (IIRC) and it fit perfectly.
    
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