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Old 18th June 2006, 22:25   #11
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/sigh:grum: I figured out what was the culpret. I installed an arctic cooling accelero x2 HSF, and it was blowing hot air onto my northbridge, if i didnt open up a 3d application my pc woiuld nmot lock, but if i did soemthing would get hot, wouldn't properly cool and would lock and everytime i reboot the thing was still hot and lock.

Also my PSU was running a lot hotter when i installed the accelero x2. So i decided to go back to the stock HSF, The thermal pads that was connected to the accelero X2 was too sticky, i mean wayy too sticky and i had to cut some of them, off with a razor.

Then I heard a crack..........reinstalled stock HSF installed in my pc, boot up, Gltchy post, glithy screen and restarts when trying to boot into windows, HAHAHA. can you say PWND.

I just broke a $550 card. So hind sight 20/20 never using aftermarket hsf ever again screw it, i'll just deal with a lil noise.

Thx for all the feedback and suggestions though.
Old 18th June 2006, 22:30   #12
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ow that's bad news. should remove the X2 after running it hot in PC, when those pads are warm they'll come off very easily
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