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edit: Current status: Currently using 7600GT, Deliverd back, status unknown.
Edited by Alwinp - 12/24/08 at 6:33pm
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Perhaps to much dust in the heatsink?? Dust blocks air flow, and the heat come up very fast. Try to clean it up, or reseat it with new thermal paste.

I use to blow with pressured air to the heatsinks once a month (air compressor).

EDIT: Have you done any hardware modification in your pc since the problem appeared? Did you touch the card, or moved it... in the last three days? If not, clean it up.

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Edited by FrAN_oC - 12/21/08 at 5:50pm
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lower the overclock if you want problems to stop
and keep it at stock speeds til you get a better cooler
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The cooler is not the problem, because he said that it has been running fine for 3 months. I think that dust is blocking air flow.

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Yeah, it shut down again.
I cant touch the card because it's extremely hot...
It reached to almost 110C before it shutted down

And i already took it back to default settings ages ago. I don't think the OC is the problem cause i never used the card on full load during the OC and when i did play a game it was less then an hour or two.

and it has dust alright, not sure how much but i'm gonna try to clean it with toothpicks and some cotton arround it. I'm gonna have to wait till tommorow to clean the entire case tho. My dad has an air compressor so it takes only a few minutes. He's been at work and away from home for a while so i didn't had a chance to clean it yet.

But, even if i managed to get the temp working again, will this have damaged my card?
It used to run fine on idle at 50C and 55/60C on load.

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EDIT: Have you done any hardware modification in your pc since the problem appeared? Did you touch the card, or moved it... in the last three days? If not, clean it up.
Nope, i haven't. Its quite dirty to alright. Didn't expect it to be so dirty this fast tho.


Anyway, i hope i can get it working again.
IF not, I can (hopefully) still replace it. Not sure how exacly long the warranty is, but it should be a year or so, no?
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So it seems that acumulated dust is making it run very hot. 110ºC is not the TOP for this card. It won't break down, but try to low your clocks as much as possible (core 200, mem 200) or turn off computer until you clean it.

I had the same problem with my old 8800GTS 640. I noticed it on a bench evening... It didn't reach even 600 core... because of the temps. I cleaned it up, and then it overclocked like hell this evening.

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post #7 of 24
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Actually, there's no use.
I found the solution. or rather... the sad news.

My fan isent spinning anymore. I just cleaned it a little (the propellar itself has some dust on it) the heatsink itself was barely dusted.

Meh.... I'll try cleaning it with the air compressor. But i guess i have to bring in this little thing.

I swear to god i'm gonna be pissed off if i have to pay for a new one again
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I forgot that almost 50% of the power consumption at idle, is caused by the mem. If you slow down it at 200mhz, you will see that it draws less heat and less amperage (you can check this with the latest version of gpu-z)

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If the fan isn't spinning anymore, you can even blow it by yourself, try to remove as much dust as possible, and then attach a 80mm fan to the hole of the blower. This would be a "temporary" solution to at least surf the net (but no gaming....).

Try slowing down all the clocks of the card, and attaching or placing a fan near it to at least use your computer.

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I'm using another comp right now.
But it still sucks...
And i dont have another fan to put underneath it.

Is there any chance i'll get it to work again, or would it be a waste of effort trying to..

Great birthday present alright.....

Anyway, i'll try downclocking this card tommorow after i cleaned up the pc.
I'm curious how it happend aswell, i'm sure the dust I had just couldn't be enough to stop airflow or even ruin the fan at all. It was totally fine untill now..

I still have my old 7600GT so it if dousn't work anymore i can replace it back with that one.

Thanks for the reply's, +rep
Edited by Alwinp - 12/21/08 at 6:21pm
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