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High end GPU tip and poll.

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Magikherbs, Jan 31, 2011.

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  1. I thought it was "bricked" and now it works!

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  3. My power supply runs much cooler IDLE/LOAD temps.

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  4. Thanks, but this did not solve or change anything.

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  1. Magikherbs New Member

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    This tip and poll is for people with graphics cards that are using 2 pci-e power connectors.

    Whether its new and DOA, unstable, bricked or running just fine, I want to hear from you. :)

    Before you try, take note of how warm/hot your power supply is when at idle and under load.

    Tip

    Replace one of your built in pci-e power connectors with a 2x 4pin molex to 6pin pci-e adapter. Do not use a 8pin pcie adapter unless your card requires two of them. This will help balance the power/amp draw on the 12v rails.

    Doing this, brought a customer's 9800GX2 back to life, last week. :rockout: It wasn't bricked. It just needed to be powered properly.

    Plz check all that apply.

    Peace
     
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2011

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