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ATI 9800 Pro

By jah711
Feb 20, 2006
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  1. Is there a way to cool down the ATI 9800 Pro 128MB video card.
    My card reaches 45-51c constantly while playing games. I want to keep/bring it down before it fries on me. I have three case fans in the case and that's not working to help cool the card.
    The HD-34c, CPU-38-42c, video card-45-51c.

    I have this exact card:
    http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/radeon/r9800pro.html
    and this little heatsink fan isn't doing it's job. Thanks.

    I also have the VGA Silencer rev.3 that I used for my ATI 9600 AIW. Will this cooler also work with the 9800Pro?
  2. Hitman`

    Hitman` TS Rookie Posts: 77

    That cooler should work, since the cores are pretty much in the same spot. I myself got overheating issues with the 9800 PRO 256MB GDDR2 card, same cooling, and I must admit, up until late, ATI has done minimal with cooling thier cards. A Thermaltake Giant cooler will keep the card well within temps, as mine hovers at 36C at full load, clocked at 410Mhz, quite the investment for only 25 bucks or so nowadays.
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