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As a former 9800GT sli user, reading about a dying GX2 makes me sad... they were such beastly little cards.
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As a former 9800GT sli user, reading about a dying GX2 makes me sad... they were such beastly little cards.
it isn't dead i used my old 9800gtx thermal pads and it worked fine no artifacts for over 4 hours so it is the memory overheating. when i get some cash I'll buy new ones to use on it until then my 8800GT is fine, these 8800's are still monsters it eats doom 3 and source games for breakfast.
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ever heard of safe mode???
No need to get offensive just because you got it wrong.

Maybe get an aftermarket cooler?
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it isn't dead i used my old 9800gtx thermal pads and it worked fine no artifacts for over 4 hours so it is the memory overheating. when i get some cash I'll buy new ones to use on it until then my 8800GT is fine, these 8800's are still monsters it eats doom 3 and source games for breakfast.
Nice! Glad it all worked out then. Good to see 8/9 series cards are still kickin ass and taking names
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Nice! Glad it all worked out then. Good to see 8/9 series cards are still kickin ass and taking names
lol my friend has a 9600gt and he gets like 59 fps on medium in crysis i think thats impressive since my GX2 only got 98 on medium

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No need to get offensive just because you got it wrong.

Maybe get an aftermarket cooler?
unfortunately the only option besides stock is a waterblock and they are so old they are extremely difficult to find for under 400 dollars(i only paid 90 for the card lol) and i don't have the $900+ to drop for a water loop(yet) poor job market in my small town.
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