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post #11 of 14
Fan must be dead or jammed. When you remove the heatsink again, just make sure it looks like the paste spread properly. If it did, then its either an airflow issue, or the card is getting too much voltage.
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There is Nothing wrong with the fan, it spins up perfectly fine to its correct max. RPM and since I have last posted I have managed to get it stable on a lower voltage for now.
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post #13 of 14
Nothing can magically make a card run hotter.

Fan died
Dust
Intake air hot [case airflow/higher ambient temp]
Sensor died
Voltage
Heatsink mount bad
Thermal paste decay

You said the fan works, i assume you checked for dust, voltage is fine, heatsink mount is fine, thermal paste is fine..


So, either the sensor is bad [unlikely] or your room is just hotter/your case airflow is somehow hindered.
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Originally Posted by Derpinheimer View Post

Nothing can magically make a card run hotter.

Fan died
Dust
Intake air hot [case airflow/higher ambient temp]
Sensor died
Voltage
Heatsink mount bad
Thermal paste decay

You said the fan works, i assume you checked for dust, voltage is fine, heatsink mount is fine, thermal paste is fine..


So, either the sensor is bad [unlikely] or your room is just hotter/your case airflow is somehow hindered.


I dunno. Many people have had problems with tf3's, including me, even with the fans working correct, and the tim replaced.

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