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Point-of-View GeForce FX5500 128MB 128-bit

Comes with a 3 year warranty, which I won't need soon...
Cooling: little fan, looks slow.

Is there any cheap cooling solution, under $15?? (okay max $20)
I'm worried I could fry the card by overclocking.

Anyways I'm getting a new PC sometime in January.
So, what do you reccomend?

(I need a small heatsink and a few RAM sinks, a fan)
(your choice and can you reccomend something from CoolerMaster, too?)
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post #2 of 9
What temps are you getting ? you can use the ati trixx app to check the temperatures and to control the speed of the fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...n=5500&Ntk=all
    
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post #3 of 9
get a new card
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lol ^
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post #5 of 9
Get a new card me thinks aswell also
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post #6 of 9
Zip-tie an 80mm fan above the GPU area...

...you may have to use your imagination. If you post a pic of your case, mabe we can help...
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post #7 of 9
Just remove stock cooler and apply AS5. Then save th money for cooling for a new card when you get the new system.
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post #8 of 9
Its not worth it to upgrade the cooling on a FX5500 lol. Just save for a new card.
If you really need to go with the basic Zip Tie + Fan
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post #9 of 9
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My PC got screwed up so I'm running on a backup one now.

Anyways, I pulled the FX5500 out of my PC and just noticed, the stuff around the fan wasn't plastic, but the heatsink itself lol

I got a spare 80x80, but any ideas how to put one on?
I made a shot of my case, but there is no freakin' way to get
the image on this 300MHz thing...
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