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x1550 cooling and running advice

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hi i have an x1550 256 pci-e version, i am have=ing probs were it overheats and my pc restarts, its not the cpu or motherboard etc as they are fine could i have some advice on a safe temp and how to change the cut off point and if i can oc it.

thanks in advance

james
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get some better airflow in your case...

got a camera? take some pics or describe your setup in detail...
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well atm i have a small deskfan pointing inside the case on full power to stop it but it still happens sometimes.

the pic aint great but its all i got
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could get ati tool to monitor card temps
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4109.html
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