I suppose it’s possible that vsync is the cause of the problem, but I doubt it. The cooler is far from stock. I already outlined how much time and energy I’ve spent trying to get the temp. Theres also a SmartFan feature that controls the fan depending on the temperatures. Tue Jan 11, 4:

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I unscrewed the decorative plate off the top of the heatsink, unplugged the tiny fan, and wedged an 80mm Panaflo L1a into the heatsink with some rubber nubs.

That was with the fan on 5V. You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in ns6600gt-vtd128 forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in mdi forum. I nx6600gt-vte128 your solution for its ease and cheapness but I want to make sure I can secure the fan appropriately before buying the components.

He uses a higher-flow fan, but the air isn’t aimed directly at the card, and the heatsink appears to be of lower quality on his XFX card compared to my MSI.

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What fi you don’t have rubber nubs? Mon Jan 17, 8: With the fan at 12V, I sometimes see stray polygons. When it comes to processors, motherboards, memory or hard drives, each technology moves in small evolutionary steps.


I’m really not trying to be argumentative. For another, my metastable system has been giving me headaches ever since I installed the card: Previous topic Next topic. That card will do fine in higher ambient temps; if you can keep your fingers on the cooler for a whole few seconds, it’s not getting to the chip’s threshold to n6600gt-vtd128.

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I’ll do more multi-hour tests with nx6600gt-vhd128 3D games once I get sick of Pirates! A hotter ambient temperature might make this setup unsustainable. The main heatsink on the Albatron card is g and the AGP bridge heatsink is 20g. No registered users and 3 guests. Users browsing this forum: Hope they nx66600gt-vtd128 one of these for the MSI in the future Thx. Mon Jan 10, 6: The main heatsink is held on with the metal clamp on the back of the card. The fanmate is set a bit below 8V, tested with a multimeter.

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Donate for Patron or Friend Status! Theres also a SmartFan feature that controls the fan depending on the temperatures. So for prople who will be satisfied with “inaudible” rather than “silent” cooling of their video card, I think this is the way to go. Does the MSI heatsink cover the memory as well? Changing drivers ends up fixing the problems, n6600gt-vtd128 usually introduces an artifact elsewhere.


I would print a screenshot, but my latest driver switch to So, I made a quick fix that might be good enough for a lot of you silencer folks. Perhaps it could become an issue later on It’s all these little changes that make videocards so fascinating I switched to the alternate provided rectangular heat-sink base and it worked fine.

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I’ll update this with some more extensive results after a few more ,si of testing. It looks smaller than the MSI heatsink and is made of Aluminium. When it comes to bundling goodies with their hardware, MSI is tough to beat.