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GTX 470 Golden Sample by Gainward fan problem.. any solution?

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Hi there guys, i 've had a problem with one of the fans of my GTX 470 Golden Sample, i accidentally touched it while the pc was running and i've cut one of the helix of the right fan. if i keep the fan speed low i get no problem but every time it starts getting higher due to gaming for hours the pc crashes because of the movement it produces do you guys have anything to suggest or if hopefully anyone is willing to sell a fan of a broken or not in use anymore card of theirs that would be sooooo awesome.. thank you in advance! wink.gif
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Ok I'm ignorant, whats the helix thing it cut?
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i touched one of the fans and broke one of its things.... and the whole pc is out of balance atm
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Do you mean fins from the fan. I read on another thread that you might contact the manufacture and see if thry can sell you a fan or a whole cooler set. Also I think some people were looking on ebay for a dead card and swap out the cooler or fan. I broke a fin off my side fan when it was new 8 years ago and superglued it back on, its still working. But thats a 230 mm or something like that fan so the rpms are pretty slow. I dont think that would work on a high speed fan like a graphics card has. But look around you might be able to find a replacement. Running it like it is will not be healthy for it at the least it will probably burn out the fan then your card will overheat. Not a good thing. Well I know thats not much help wish I could do more but good luck and hope you get it fixed soon. Mahalo
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well i already did the thing u said and got me nowhere ... ebay is empty of those cards atm and gainward said they disconinued the card long ago and i cant get my hand on one from them... so i guess all i have left is OCN's help! ;p
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