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Old 05-26-2008, 08:41 PM   #1
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Angry Video Card Freezing

My video card (* Nvidia XFX 8600 GTS XXX) idles at 76C and at full potential its temperature is about 100C. It keeps overheating and the entire screen turns brown. I cleaned most of the dust out of it. I wiggled it it seems a little lose but I don't know how to get it out, and shove it in again as the pin wont push down/up. My card never used to do this.......

My power supply is a 350W (20.5V 12+V rail)
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Old 05-26-2008, 09:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: Video Card Freezing

Try downloading either nTune or RivaTuner. They both have options to be able to turn up the fan speed on the video card.

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Old 05-27-2008, 02:46 PM   #3
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fan may be busted. but yeah, get rivatuner like rooster said works great.
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