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I have a HIS 7970 that stopped displaying video. Fan spins and have tried different PSUs that are known to be good, just no video. This card is not under warranty... is there annywhere to get it repaired or do i just get rid of it? Thanks
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If it still shows up in the bios, then reflash the card's bios. Still won't work, you can try baking it to get the solder joints fused up properly:

http://www.overclock.net/t/529271/bake-your-graphics-card-in-the-oven-fix-it-worked
    
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Thanks for the tip... i will give it a shot
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Here goes nothing smile.gif
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Best of luck, let us know.
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Best of luck, let us know.

No luck frown.gif

Any suggestions? Cook it longer? Hotter? (I did 375 for 10 minutes)

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No luck frown.gif

Any suggestions? Cook it longer? Hotter? (I did 375 for 10 minutes)

Thanks

did you let it cool down for an hour?

also you're supposed to preheat, THEN put the card in and start counting 10 minutes at 375. Try for 385F or 390F.

this guy revived his 7970
https://www.reddit.com/r/pcmasterrace/comments/357q7l/damaged_r7970_lets_bake_it_pics_included/
Edited by Boinz - 1/29/16 at 9:52am
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did you let it cool down for an hour?

also you're supposed to preheat, THEN put the card in and start counting 10 minutes at 375. Try for 385F or 390F.

this guy revived his 7970
https://www.reddit.com/r/pcmasterrace/comments/357q7l/damaged_r7970_lets_bake_it_pics_included/
I preheated and let it cool for 30 minutes (it was normal temp everywhere I touched the card)
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