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Windows 7: Graphics card heating question

06 Jan 2010   #41
Coolness

Win 7 pro 64-bit, Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
What does it have now in the way of fans?

A picture or two of inside the case would help (couldn't find any when searching). It may just be a matter of adding another fan or two (or better ones than what are there now, and possibly a bit of cable management (OEM's are notorious for leaving it a right bird's nest) to help improve airflow.
Alright, ill do that and post back as soon as possible. You see i've added the processor, graphics card, hard drive, RAM, and the network card. Its pretty much custom made, but havent replaced the PSU or any fans.


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07 Jan 2010   #42
The Apathetic

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
What does it have now in the way of fans?

A picture or two of inside the case would help (couldn't find any when searching). It may just be a matter of adding another fan or two (or better ones than what are there now, and possibly a bit of cable management (OEM's are notorious for leaving it a right bird's nest) to help improve airflow.
I made these myself few days ago, and I tested them on a friends computer and they worked just fine and on top of that it didn't cost me a dime.





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07 Jan 2010   #43
Fumz

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AhmedbinHassan View Post
I made these myself few days ago, and I tested them on a friends computer and they worked just fine and on top of that it didn't cost me a dime.
LOL... I admire the resourcefulness... and risking blowing up your buddies rig instead of yours on its first run was a nice touch.
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07 Jan 2010   #44
Coolness

Win 7 pro 64-bit, Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit
 
 

Ok so i found up a solution. I opened the other end of the casing, so the airflow improves hugely. Thaks everyone for your replies, and problem solved!
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