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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by k0rnh0li0 View Post
or could anyone suggest him check his VRM so maybe he doesn't have to RMA?


If he put his finger on his fan and felt the bearing crunching, it is obviously a mechanical problem, no?
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post #12 of 25
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If he put his finger on his fan and felt the bearing crunching, it is obviously a mechanical problem, no?
umm thats a natural thing?
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post #13 of 25
Ok, well this is something that had recently started happening with my rig (but as I dont have a 5870 its slightly different), there would be a growling type noise every so often for about 5-10 seconds, which wouldnt then occur again for another half hour or so. Happened over a few days, whether gaming or general windows stuff.

My rig has now died so maybe you have caught it soon enough.
    
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Rrrrrrrrrrrrrruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuunnnnnnnnn kid,


rrrruuuuuuuuuuunnnnnnnnnnn
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sure, great military grade components.

I LOLED!! That bugger died
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post #16 of 25
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yeah, the fan is crunchy when spun manually, so im assuming thats the issue. although, my x1650 would grown on cold boot and stop. but this is just grrrrraaggawwggggggaawrrwwaagggg, kinda pulsates with speed. it also vibrates like mad.

im pretty sure the bearings ate the big burger in the sky.

and that picture is win. looks like that guy got beat special.

thoughts about the 5970 are creeping in. anyone know if they have anywhere a 4gb without the stupid huge 3 slot cooler.
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post #17 of 25
Would this be the reference 5870 or one of MSi's TwinFrozr kind of things?
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Would this be the reference 5870 or one of MSi's TwinFrozr kind of things?
they are the reference models of the eyefinity 6 2gb type.
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post #19 of 25
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they are the reference models of the eyefinity 6 2gb type.
I'm not sure if the blower fan used in the E6 edition is the same as the one used in the vanilla 5870's, but they seem to be of a lower grade than the ones used in the 5770. Same goes for 5850.

5850 and 5870s' use blower fans from this brand called NTK, from Hong Kong. Now, they are all right, but then not the best that AMD could use. Especially when the blower fans for the first batch of 5770's came from AVC, and then subsequently Delta for the later blowers, two very famous brands well-known for producing high quality components.
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post #20 of 25
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damn. i have a delta shop blower in my garage. those are the pwn. but i suppose thats the reason. NTK fans are pieces of ****.
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