vga card bad...

By joked u 2
Aug 21, 2006
  1. hey ya'll i got a program called smart docter from ati for my vga card and it is telling me that i may need a new fan. the speed of my fan is in red see attachment. it is a windos clipboard file and i can't convert it.any help there?? anyway as you can see is says i need a new fan, or so it says. do i actually need a new fan or is it just giveing me a load of crap??
    Specs: asus ati a9600 pro agp 4x/8x running at 4X newest drivers and software.
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,875   +332

    Is the GPU temperature going up correspondingly? If so, you probably need a new fan.
  3. joked u 2

    joked u 2 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 128

    no the gpu temp is fine... it is at 36*C/96*F and i can't post the pict because the file is not supported on techspot's website. how do i convert a clipboard file to a .jpg or.bmp?? or take a screen shor in these formats...
  4. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 TS Rookie Posts: 137

    What is the problem here is it just that your program says you need a new fan. Also when you said what temp your GPU was did you play a high graphics game before checking the temp. As this will work the GPU and you will be able to see how high the temp goes when ur GPU is actualy doing somthing.
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