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So it sounds like someone is trying to fly a jet inside my case. My 7600gt is an old card, so I'm not looking to get a new heatsink/fan, just seeing if I can't clean this one up a little and give it to my brother later on.

I don't know if this would work, but I have a heatsink from my old 3800+ single core cpu, and the fan from a powercolor x800gto. Would I be able to do a little somethin' somethin' with the stuff that I have?

Thanks!!
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You still need tie straps,bubble gum, rubber bands. and one bottle cap.

But seriously I have seen a cpu heatsink used on a gpu.
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Can you post some pics of that you have.
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Originally Posted by Connor3400 View Post
So it sounds like someone is trying to fly a jet inside my case. My 7600gt is an old card, so I'm not looking to get a new heatsink/fan, just seeing if I can't clean this one up a little and give it to my brother later on.

I don't know if this would work, but I have a heatsink from my old 3800+ single core cpu, and the fan from a powercolor x800gto. Would I be able to do a little somethin' somethin' with the stuff that I have?

Thanks!!
This is an easy one just clean your current cooler with some alcohol, but leave the pads on for the memory chips if it has them. Clean the fan blades and then dust out of the heatsink, and then put AS5 on correctly. If you do this right, your GPU should be much quieter! Good luck .
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i send you the stock heatsink off a 7900 for $5 or cost of shipping.
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post #7 of 8
As long as you are not overclocking, just unplug the fan on the card, and place a 120mm fan perpendicular and behind it, so it blows air out the case. Thats what i do with my NB because the fan is so damn loud.
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post #8 of 8
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Well I cleaned all the dust out and applied some new AS5, and at first it sounded the same, but its gotten a bit quieter. I pushed down on the fan to see if it was loose, but that didn't help too much

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Originally Posted by theblackpurple View Post
i send you the stock heatsink off a 7900 for $5 or cost of shipping.
That's alright, but thanks.

It is better than before, but I guess I will just wait a few days until I get a new card.

Thanks for all your help
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