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Nvidia partner warns users of 9800GX2 heat

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by AphexDreamer, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. AphexDreamer

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    Do not touch

    We've got our hands on a very interesting piece of information about the upcoming GeForce 9800GX2 card and it looks this these cards will run hot enough to prove to be dangerous if you touch them while in use.

    As you can see from the screen shot taken from the quick installation guide of the 9800GX2 card, users are warned not to touch the cooling system of the cards due to the hot surface.

    The other warning message is equally interesting, it seems like you have to be careful not to squash these "cards" together, as you might damage the GPUs if you do this. So don't stack a bunch of stuff ontop of your 9800GX2 before you install into your system, as it might not work afterwards.

    http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5540&Itemid=1

    Check link for picture proof...
  2. Mussels

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    well since an 8800GTX could hit 90C on the stock cooler, THAT was hot enough to burn. I wouldnt assume this means its hotter.
  3. Darknova

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    Just seems like nothing more than another Political Correct warning.

    I mean, if McDonalds had to be "May be hot" warnings on cups of tea (made with BOILING water) then I don't see why nvidia putting a "may be hot" warning on a GPU which gives off heat is any different.
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    hehe, well look on the bright side, we can save our power bills in the winter with this thing,
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    Looks like a fake - although, both warnings stand.
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