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My x850 usually only hits about 85c on max load but for some reason its hitting like 100c then my screen goes black lol. I even put a huge 24 inch fan next to my case while it was open and it helped but eventually it would overheat and turn my screen black. Im pretty sure the thermal paste that is all dryed up is causeing the problem. The only local shop that carrys pc stuff around me is radioshack and the only thermal stuff they have is called "thermal grease" and i've never heard it called "grease" before so is that the right stuff I should be using?
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post #2 of 7
it should be I think I saw bestbuy with some before too just not the brand you'd expect everyone else to use.
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post #3 of 7
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Well i just got back from radioshack and they just got some artic silver in so i got some and my card is still reaching about 100c then black screening. I even put a 80mm directly on the back of it blowing on it. Why should i do?? i really dont wanna buy a new heatsink because its such an old card and i plan on upgrading soon.
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post #4 of 7
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Ok now im getting BSOD while playing games. So before i do any or any more damage to the card im gonna check how well the heat sink sits on the core. still confused how it could get soo hot with a 2 foot fan blowing air into the case while open and a fan on the back of the card and the cooler fan going 100%.
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post #5 of 7
Is it clogged with dust?
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post #6 of 7
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Well the heatsink seemed to be making good contact but i applied a little more compound because one corner of the die had almost no compound and noticed that the heatsink was clogged with alot of dust and my idle was about 47c now its 41c . Testing to see if it BSOD's or black screens.
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post #7 of 7
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Its max is 69c no BSOD's or black screens. THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED
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