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Windows 7: Graphic Card very hot = danger

28 Jul 2013   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I do question the proper amount of air flow in this case for a no fan GPU.

Compac presario CQ5226


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29 Jul 2013   #12
arranskye

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi Guys, Thanks for all your help, links, and advice. Special thanks to faladu as your post gave me the confidence to continue using my PC. I have take everything on board. A monitor as Stephanie suggested and a case fan plus a PCI exhaust fan to extract the hot air.
IM Away for a few days now but will install on my return. Stick around please guys as I may need help with the installation. Again many many thanks to you all.
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29 Jul 2013   #13
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I would recommend a spot cooler as I've used from Antec. Once positioned at the GPU it will help keep it cool but case intake and exhaust strategies must be in place and working well !

Antec SpotCool Case Fan - Newegg.com

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