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Looks like my 8800 GT burned out

post #1 of 32
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It's a PNY 8800 GT, looks like 3 years or so of running at the ridiculously hot temps these things are designed to run at finally burned it out.

I took off the heatsink/fan, the thermal compound isn't burned or anything so it's not like it got that hot. My computer was freezing up and after trying a bunch of things finally figured out it was the graphics card making it freeze.

Once the GPU temperature reaches 80 degrees or so now it freezes up.

There's advantages to a single slot design, but I don't think it was appropriate to have this as a single slot card. I actually had another PCI card right next to it so that sure didn't help the already poor airflow
post #2 of 32
I dont think tye gpu ever burns out. More idf the componets on the cards.

I have two 8800GT 512mb with zerotherm heatsinks if your wanting to stay with this card.
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post #3 of 32
Well, it burned out for sure... If you want a new better one for a low price get the Radeon HD5670... Heres a newegg link.. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-360-_-Product rangerscott. We have the Same Avatar LAWLZ
post #4 of 32
Is this an instance in where you can 'bake' a card? I don't know much about the subject. I once read that someone's 8800 card died, not sure exact how, but they baked the card in there oven and it worked again.
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I have one (a BFG model) that fails when it is forced to display at 3D clocks. I wish I knew if it could be fixed. "failed" meaning a "no signal" message,it works fine at 2D settings.
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post #6 of 32
You could always bake it!
post #7 of 32
Or just buy a GTS 450? Same TDP with improved performance. Perfect upgrade. Upgrades you to above the level of a GTS 250.
     
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post #8 of 32
I always see people talking about 8800GT's running really hot but I've had a few of them, all different brands with different stock coolers and they never ran very hot, mid 60's at the most Guess I was lucky, 3 times..

Sorry for your loss though ;x
post #9 of 32
You could definitely try the "self-bake" method before you retire it completely. It's ridiculously easy and you don't have anything to lose. (let me add a link to that in my sig)

My 8800 ultra's can get up to 80C full load pretty easy. They are made to run that hot and hotter.
post #10 of 32
looks like how my 8600GT is doing tho mines still up and running and slowly climbs up to 150C(been doing that ever since new) when slightly stressed.

hopefully it can be revived or something good luck.
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