It drew excessive current attempting to spin, and burned out a transistor. As always, free shipping with tracking. I guess it’s supposed to look good. The fan casing is quite hot to the touch — Voodoo3 heatsink hot. As far as cards that turn their fans off completely, the only one I’ve ever observed is the FX Ultra, which will shut its blower entirely off when it drops to idle state it’s kind of unsettling the first time or two you observe it while the card is gaming, but logging indicates that it knows what it’s doing, and never lets the GPU get all that hot especially by modern standards. So there is no downward airflow hitting the mobo from the CPU cooler.
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If it doesn’t work after that or is making a rattle sound toss it, and duzion another much better chipset cooler. Will yhis work with xp and in a desktop that is from Log in with Facebook. Do you want FREE stuff like this? The winner will receive the item pictured. I disassembled my old Dell machine and took out all the parts I wanted to keep and donated the rest.
Oct 10th, at That even 4 mm fans and 1 mm case fans, do not seem to be able to reach. Cookies must be enabled to use Listia. I think it only happens with certain driver releases. I would SO grab this if i knew what was the deal with these GeForce’s.
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I was running it with Fizion XP. I used to play online games quit a bit and it worked perfect for that. A minimum W power sujpply. I only used it to upgrade so I could play Half Life lol. Users browsing this forum: Gonna have to figure out how to mount a small fan on the passive cooler, but its a pin type so thats gonna be hard.
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Though it’s possible your fan is indeed dead. Board index All times are UTC. I’d just get a passive heatsink for it and be done with it, unless you really want a small fan in the system.
As far as cards that turn their fans off completely, the only fxx I’ve ever observed is the FX Ultra, which will shut its blower entirely off when it drops to idle state it’s kind of unsettling the first time or two you observe it while the card is gaming, but logging indicates that it knows what it’s doing, and never lets the GPU get all that hot especially by modern standards. Oct 9th, at 9: Last edited by boxpressed on I actually had the same trouble with the very same fan apparently, and forgot as you can tell as the sticker is gone.
I forgot the fan is upside down on this cooler. I believe the size is 55mm. So there is no downward airflow hitting the mobo from the CPU cooler.
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May end up switching it for another cooler entirely. And an available PCI 2.