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post #1 of 140
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Just got it a few days ago and I'm thinking of returning it. It's running WAY too hot!!!! I feel like my case is gonna melt, and when I touch the the top of the card it feels 4 times hotter than my GTX 280! It's running at stock by the way. I wouldn't mind keeping it cause I like the performance, but I feel like my components are literally gonna melt, catch on fire (there's a thin fan wire plugged into CPU_fan right beside it anyway), or straight up malfunction. My cpu's watercooled (only the CPU, not the video card), and I had to move the video card down a slot because the plastic tubing near the card was getting way too hot! A part of the tubing was originally nudging the card and that was actually almost burning (you can see it slightly indented right where it was touching).

God damn, I'm gonna return this in the next few days or so. I knew this was a hot card, but I never knew it was this hot mad.gif

Here's proof that I actually have it:

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Do companies charge restocking fees or will they take it back and give me a full refund?
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post #2 of 140
well you are using a 800d which does not have good airflow. My buddies temps rose 5-10degrees from switching from the half to the 800d
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post #3 of 140
What do you want us to say?

"You should Watercool it?"
    
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post #4 of 140
gets some delta fans


EDIT: or Watercool it like DV9 stated
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post #5 of 140
temps? and yes most companies charge a 15% restocking fee. it depends on the company though
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post #6 of 140
I'm having a hard time believing this.

What were your actual temps?
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post #7 of 140
Try running it without the side door just to make sure it's not the graphic card first.
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post #8 of 140
Im with them. Get a block for it. Or sell it to me =P

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post #9 of 140
What are your temps????? Seriously, your pissing and moaning about it being too hot but don't say what temps your seeing. And who cares if it's too hot to the touch, plenty of components on computers are too hot to touch, if I touch a part of my computer I could cook a cake, or a batch of cookies, or even a undercooked batch of cookies, or nothing... heck..... be more specific lol.
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post #10 of 140
You do realize any operational temp will easily burn your flesh, right?
Even 70C is 'mild' for GPU's and that's nearly 160 degrees in Fahrenheit.
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