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Running a water-cooled 8800GTX without the water :(

post #1 of 17
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Just came across this on the old ebay, from taking a look about it looks like he's selling quite a few things and should know his stuff. But everytime I read the description it comes across that he's been running a water-cooled 8800GTX without any water in it!

Ebay item here

Don't think I'll be bidding on that then!
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post #2 of 17
OMG!!! LOL it dosent come with the waterblock when thats what the black pearl card is LOL. i hate stupid people.
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Lol, fail!
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post #4 of 17
What a dumbass. I almost think thats a joke, it looks so stupid.... thought the fan was pinched? DOESNT come with the block? thinks the WC setup is an "addon kit"?
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post #5 of 17
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I read the whole thing again and again thinking "surely someone hasn't actually just gone and actually done that" but unbelievably, he has
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post #6 of 17
He types like a retard too, so I'm not surprised.
post #7 of 17
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Looks like someone just blew £90 on a fried GPU Here's hoping they got lucky though and it's still working fine, because if it is they just got themselves a steal!
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i have ha dloads of questions regarding this card, i hope this answers them, i have today installed the graphics card into a pc, loaded window from freshh and then drivers and 3d mark 05, upto there it was working without any problems. when i touch the heatsink on the card it was extremly hot. i ran 3d mark and after about 5 mins it crashed out, i shut down pc and let it cool down, started windows and ran 3d mark again, it went further this time but suddently the grahics webnt black. i have checked online, you will need to get the water cooler or put a fan on it it has the holes to put one one.

did he run it without a Heatsink or waterblock? :0

epic.
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post #9 of 17
lmao give clueless people some money and this is what happens...
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lol, I needed a good laugh
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