Originally Posted by erocker
The cooler should never be off of the card for any period of time. Once the card has power the GPU will instantly get hot. You may have now damaged it running it without a cooler.
Ok ALL thanx for the replyes.
When i put the old original cooler back on the card, in pc, all worked.
So old one off again, cleaning, coolpaste on it, new zalman full copper cooler on gpu, after heatsinks on memory (there where non before so this is extra) offcourse.
In pc, power on, YES it still works !!
Everyone here thanx for the help and explenation !!
Yet another experience ritcher and that is worth something aswell.
No red led anymore, so i guess it hAs a no-cooling installed security.