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Just FYI, if you touch a heatsink and it is REALLY HOT, thats not always a bad thing. It means that the heat is successfully moving from the chip to the heatsink.
This is true.
If monitoring programs are reporting an extremely hot GPU/CPU, and if the heatsink is stone cold to the touch, then that means the heat isn't being transferred from the chip to the heatsink.
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actually the heat sink is not that hot but the back pcb of the card that too around the vrm and memory area although the gpu is slightly less hot.....well anyways gave for rma today they say its gonna take 1 week...till then 9600gt is gonna serve as a backup card...thnx for the help guys..and one more thing my card was the culprit giving strange smell i think ther was somrthing wrong with it....just hope now that they replace my card rather than again sending me a defective card...i have my fingers crossed......
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