Topic Title: Fan noise HD6870x2
Topic Summary: Fan Noise, fan clean
Created On: 11/28/2012 06:49 AM
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 11/28/2012 06:49 AM
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Graphics Card: Powercolor HD6870x2

Operating System: Windows 7 x64 Professional

Issue Details:

I hear a stronge noise coming from the cooler vent of the video card,I would like to know how I can clean the vent and if it's needed what cooler should I buy for this card, no warranty for it!

Motherboard or System Make & Model: GA-P55-UD3 (rev. 1.0)

Power Supply: Seasonic 850W

CPU Details: Intel Core i5 760

System Memory Type & Amount: Geil 4GBx2

 11/28/2012 11:56 AM
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Some fans allow for you to add oil to the bearings.  If your card's fans allow it there may be a port underneath a sticker in the middle of the fan.

Also, you may wish to take the stock heatsink off and replace the thermal grease (TIM) and/or thermal pads if they are getting old and brittle.  Koolance sells quality thermal pads that I like to use when replacing them.


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