Originally Posted by DzillaXx
BTW 5850 fan fits the 5870.
Actually have the 7950 stock blower fan on one of my 5850's because the fan went out.
Fan from Asus 5850 to big for ati sapphire 5870.
Originally Posted by hollywood406
Good Luck to you then. I could be wrong and nothing will happen. If you feel like you have nothing to lose, go for it and let us know if you get it fixed so someone else might benefit from your troubleshooting
I've not done it yet but I don't think it will work, to be totally honest I reckon that cap has always been hanging, I think its something else that's killed this card. Just don't understand why its died after I had cleaned the CPU cooler, I didn't touch the GPU, nothing fell on it.
Oh well £100 it cost me but only lasted 2 years