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post #11 of 22
Thanks guys; Actually it never had any problems in the 1st place, but doing that mod gave me about a +80/+40MHz overclock.
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post #12 of 22
i can imagine it gave you an oc like that lol
but who cares what it looks like as long as its effective

and chuckcalo:
the card is probably overheating in your case, make sure you have efficient airflow in your case and your card is able to breathe, thats huge, because with my 5500 it was overheating before, cleaned up a couple wires with twisty ties and such, and the card was back to normal
    
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MY case temp is about 30*C... im going to try attaching a HUGE fan to the card or i will get a thermal paste... lets see what i can doo
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Now is showing blue vertical lines all over the display! the only time it wont show artifacts is when booting (lmao).. and the fan is working well i dont get it, it wont ever boot to windows (already tried other drivers)
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post #15 of 22
Try the card in another PC.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsource
Depends, check out what I did to my videocard:



Possibly you could try this and it may work. It's done a GREAT job of allowing me to overclock my card.
I have a question:
Is the fan throwing air directly to the chip? Or is it throwing air out from the chip?? also, does it has a heatsink below the fan??? I need to know if i need to remove the hs/fan from the card in order to put the a big one
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by chuckcalo
I have a question:
Is the fan throwing air directly to the chip? Or is it throwing air out from the chip?? also, does it has a heatsink below the fan??? I need to know if i need to remove the hs/fan from the card in order to put the a big one
I cant speak for the Presence of the heatsink under that fan but you will want to have one on yes..and you will want the fan blowing onto the Card not away.
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im going to try removing the hs/fan and applying a new fan, wish me luck (gonna take pics tho)
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post #19 of 22
it isn;t seatd right..lemme tell you that one from experience....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chuckcalo
im going to try removing the hs/fan and applying a new fan, wish me luck (gonna take pics tho)
Good luck you will want to leave the heatsink on it though and have the 80mm blowing onto the card. If you cant use the stock heatsink you can buy a chipet cooler to sit on it and just use the heatsink off it and use the 80mm to blow are onto it.
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