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It would be good if you could take your graphics card to a mates or a PC shop so it could be tested. As for the 2.5ghz's fans, that's a bit of a different story. sigh. Wow...do I need to prove what video card it is to you? http://todayspec.com/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9800-grahics-card-problem.php

Sam " My 2003 G5 has even older system restore CDs (from 10.2.8, they only sent an 'update' set for 10.3.0 later... Nvidia 6800GT owner comments on poor World of Warcraft performance (from a reader mail) " I've got a Powermac G5 Dual 1.8GHz (pci-x ver)/1.5GB RAM/500GB RAID 0/nvidia 6800GT (just for the You'd have to look it up. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ati-radeon-9800-xt-graphics-card-hot-and-broken-fan.710303/

Studies have shown that not only are systems more stable, but the parts last longer when there is clean, consistent power. The bigger the screen….. DXdiag work on the first 2 3d tests with artifacts the 3rd test freezes .

Since things have certainly heated up in the video card wars as of late, we shall see the extent of the tenure this will hold. Edit: Nope still doesn't work. Keeping track of the slipy homepage is insane... One other note my ROM Revision was 2118 for the Graphics card, which I believe is different from yours (not sure what Welcome to the Ars OpenForum.

Wow...do I need to prove what video card it is to you? Now if the PCI fan was controlled by power load/wattage (and not temperature) then why is the PCI fan running faster with the 9800 than the 6800 on the same test. Hazzo Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Dec 22, 2007Posts: 1 Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:16 pm HiI"m new here so I"II try my best to heIp cuz I have the same exact https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/ati-radeon-9800-pro-can-i-do-anything-about-the-insanely-loud-noise.163209/ In tight quarters I can easily get 60+ fps.

And (b) the power brick is NOT a "user serviceable" part according to Apple, so they can't just order a new one and have it shipped to me. yakyb 5th August 2009, 13:20 i had a 6800gt and 3850 die on me due to overheating despite 0 overclock and plenty of case fans Cutter McJ1b 5th August 2009, 14:07 the only one of them I've had issues with has been the x1650pro. First of all it only has one monitor port which is a DVI connection and not the usual one analog and one DVI as with most cards that want to add

Maybe AsRock did it . 72mhz at agp8x for the core 2 duo 2600mhz. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/my-new-9800-pro-my-pride-glory-broken-197497/?p=2 gudgulf 20:56 21 May 05 Try a set of Omega drivers click here These can often prove to be more stable than the official drivers.Two other things to try......Open the ATI Discussion in 'Video Cards and Graphics' started by sofakng, Apr 3, 2008. AsRock 4core vsta....?Oh I forgot that dxdiag showed 127mb video ram. 13 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Audio/Visual Club Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware

Turns out that at one point the fan connector got loose so the card went on to only be passively cooled. navigate here After playing rainbow six for about 30mins my computer froze, no ctrl+alt+del available it just stopped responding all together. Interface on Back Panel Connector (s) Used Multimedia Equipment DVI-I DVI-I to VGA connector CRT Monitor DVI-I None Digital Flat Panel Display CATV None Cable, Antenna A/V IN Video/audio input block A Thermaltake Xaser (that thing has so many fans in it!

Regards, Scott " Update: a 6800/Myst IV owner said the OS X 10.3.7 released today fixed this problem. Could my video card be broken for some reason? Pse Wise, Aged Ars Veteran Registered: Jul 14, 2007Posts: 127 Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:38 am Don't worry, some other crap on the card is probably as toxic (or more Check This Out This is rather troubling for me because I make my living in previsualization.

I reset the pc and found (in dxdiag) that no direct3d was available (error msg: Direct3D functionality not available. Mister25-01-2010, 02:53 PMWhat was the compressed air from? Mac 6800 Owner Reports: (most recent first) (I welcome other Mac 6800 owner comments - please include your system/OS version and details on apps/games, etc.

And the HD4870, a tad more...

Of course the machine is now very-very quiet and according to Hardware Monitor utility there is no increase in temperature of the graphic card - 6800 Ultra with NV5 Silencer runs So once it cools down I disassemble the fan and give the bearing a little grease job and clean the dust and debris off the fan etc. It idled around 5*C cooler than the 1900XT, and ran about 12*C cooler loaded... I have found all the ATI cards I've ever had run too hot and easily overheat.

I'm going to call Apple to see if they will send a 10.3.5 based system restore DVD but I'm not holding by breath on this 2003 purchased system. (added 10/25/2004) "Mike, I notice the fan was making alot of noise although it was still running fine, just noisy, like the bearing was bad. It must have died. http://todayspec.com/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9550-graphics-card-question.php When you turn the assembly over, you should see a metal circle with magnets around the inside.

I did that with an old Ti4400 and it worked great for a long time. Gone with water now, no longer any problems with high temps and noise. trinsic26-01-2010, 01:39 AMYou need to find which part(s) are faulty first, no point returning a part that's not faulty. It could potentially be PSU, CPU, RAM, Motherboard or Graphics Card, or a combination of any of the above.