For instance, videocards are shipping with bigger and bolder heatsinks that only a few years ago seemed unimaginable. I’ll first try different drivers and a different PC before giving up on the card. Perhaps it could become an issue later on So, I made a quick fix that might be good enough for a lot of you silencer folks. Page 1 of 1.

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We’ll see later if this has any impact on benchmark performance. But I kept playing, and it never got any hotter.

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I popped off the heatsink so i could remove the original fan before it was simply unplugged. That card will do fine in higher ambient temps; if you can keep your fingers on the cooler for a whole few seconds, it’s not getting to the chip’s threshold to instability.

Do you have a suggestion for one who does not have the rubber nubs you’ve used? To be frank, watching a movie on the computer is ok when you’re by yourself, but it’s not as fun as watching one on a large TV screen with friends and family. Perhaps it could become an issue later on For example, they’ll appear in a 3D game and I can walk around in the map, and the odd triangle moves appropriately: He uses a higher-flow fan, but the air isn’t aimed directly at the card, and the heatsink appears to be of lower quality on his XFX card compared to my MSI.


Even without undervolting the fan, it’s still quieter, nx6600gg-vtd128 the lower-pitched sound is much less irritating than the stock fan was. I don’t have your card and you don’t have mine; as you pointed out, they’re different cards, not just by model number but also by features.

It looks smaller than the MSI heatsink and is made of Aluminium.

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Beginners Guides Cases and Access. This seems a little warm to me.

It’s all these little changes that make videocards so fascinating I don’t think this mod is dangerous I’m leaving it as-is, with the fan at 5Vbut if someone else cares to try it, please post your experiences with the graphics quality. For instance, videocards are shipping with bigger nx6600gt-vtdd128 bolder heatsinks that only a few years ago seemed unimaginable.

Tue Jan 11, 9: Mon Jan 10, 2: So I dropped it down to 5V and went back into Doom 3. The heatsink has a small bit of dark-gray thermal paste for the core, and some thermal pads for each of the four memory squares. The triangles I see are not flashing, they are permanent, and sometimes texture-mapped.

You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum. What fi you don’t mssi rubber nubs? A hotter ambient temperature might make this setup unsustainable.


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The heatsink warmed up quickly, and within 10 minutes it was too hot to touch comfortably for more than a few seconds at a time. The fanmate is set a bit below 8V, tested with a multimeter.

With the fan at 12V, I sometimes see stray polygons. For a long time now, the AGP slot has been unable to fully meet the power demands of high nx6600gt-vtd12 videocards.

Sat Jan 08, Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Sat Jan 08, 9: Both of these symptoms could be due to things other than heat: Mon Jan 17, 8: Now, heatpipes, and dual slot coolers are commonplace. So far, my testing has been done in an open case with ambient temperatures of nx660g0t-vtd128 20C. When it comes to bundling goodies with their hardware, MSI is tough to beat.