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The pencil points to where the fan's power wires were glued to my card. (Note: As shown in the photos in my G03 install guide w/my early OEM 9800 Pro - On my GF3 it had two screws and thermal paste which I had to heat up to remove. mfisher1967 View Public Profile Find More Posts by mfisher1967 mfisher1967's System Specs May 19, 2003, 09:51 PM #5 mfisher1967 Radeon R300 Join Date: Nov 2000 Posts: 129 Bump Bump Don't need to get the best one if I can't "take it with me" to the G5...but want to take advantage of the 1920X1200 resolution!! http://webstrategy360.com/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9800-and-artifacts.html

Gripping the power connector firmly, disconnect it from the optical drive. although it was a pain to clean up off the core and such.. For installation with a PowerMacG4, see the printed documentation included with the product. The poster above who talked about the heatsink making contact with only the core is correct--you can see this simply by looking at the stock card edgewise--I noticed this when first https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ati-radeon-9800-pro-loose-screw.328373/

Thanks to Bob Miklosey. But actually while we are on the subject of shims it all depends on what Brand card you have. I purchased the fan for about $15 including shipping.

Try not to rock the connector to prevent damaging the board its attached to on the drive (figure 15). This may need a small rocking motion from left to right. You can cut the yellow wire off unless your old fan was connected to it. Lift the latch mechanism from the bottom (see figure 2).

You would need to remove the sink the rest of the way and clean GPU and heat sink with alcohol and apply some thermal paste. So I bought this Aluminum/Copper heatsink for about $30. If this latch is currently secured with any type of external lock, please remove it at this time. http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33686355 One the company website, it says the plastic casing can be cut to accomodate any obstructions on the VGA card.

But please note, he does state (I believe). Although it's possible it was ex-display and then re-shrinked. Heat makes that softer and easier to break loose. With all LCD pannels, you optimally want to display their native resolution (which is likely 1900x1200 on that display)Yes, an upgrade will very likely be worth it, especially if you're running

Remove the heatsink from the front of the card. http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/showthread.php?t=140379 The Mac should be powered down and the internal power connection checked/made before starting again. ricky mason, Feb 8, 2005 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Are you talking about the fan attached to the card, or the case or CPU fans? my $869 I paid).

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or atleast they're tight enough so you have to use a screw driver to unscrew them. With all LCD pannels, you optimally want to display their native resolution (which is likely 1900x1200 on that display) Reply Reply with quote Complain EarlH • Senior Member • I'm lost...

If it was your card and it's still under warranty, get a replacement pronto.

http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/1072.gif Ok, well, I was mad that on the 4th mission of the Su-27 campaign I got shot down for the 6th time and got a partial succes for the 15th also, id like to know wat kind of memory is on this card done thread-jacking The search function is there for a reason, USE IT!!! http://www.x-plane.org/users/flyingrussia/eagle2%20copy.jpg ATI Radeon 9800pro (128) | AMD XP2800 | Nvidia Nforce 2 M7NCD | Sea Gate ST3120022A 7200 RPM 120 gig Hard Drive | Infineon PC3200 512 mb RAM.... I did not check on 9800, to see if the new package was the same.

If you're cutting the wires loose and removing the old fan from the card, you can skip this step. It has a switch that lets you select High or Low speed. GA-G31M-S2L . 2GB RAM . 36GB Raptor . 2 x 1.5TB WD Green . 2008 R2 HTPC: E6300 . http://webstrategy360.com/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9800-pro-problem.html Skivvywaver, Feb 9, 2005 #6 ricky mason Thread Starter Joined: Dec 29, 2003 Messages: 11 thanx again everyone for the help.

i havent turned it on since ive smelled something in the case. The card should not be at an angle to its socket. It's not like fan noise or something, it just sounds like something's vibrating. The card & cable should have shipped connected.

As for the installation of the new fan for the graphics card, is it that hard to do? Bending was actually not enough, so I cut about six of the fins off with regular scissors, and then the heatsink attached easily following the instructions. P5B . 1GB RAM . 320GB . Oh yeah and the case is made of alluminum in case it has anything to do with it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Kal-Phobia04-02-2004, 03:34 PMHow do you think the motherboard is attached to the

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. A regular computer fan from compUSA worked for me. it's something else. Actually, the website was the clincher for me, because it had complete information and was very well presented.

If you use metal pliers to do this, be very careful not to damage the surrounding circuitry. A64 4200+ X2 @ 2600mhz 1.425vcore |DFI NF4 SLI-DR EXPERT|2GB G.SKILL F1-4000HZ 3-4-4-10 1T @DDR520 w/ 2.3vdimm| 2x Maxtor 160GB DiamondMax Plus 9| 2x BFG 7800GTX w/ AC Accelero X1| Swiftech It was like attached using some thermal apoxie or glue which heating it up real hot didnt losen it up nor did freezing it and in the end my card ended Oh yeah and the case is made of alluminum in case it has anything to do with it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif erorr40404-02-2004, 06:16 PM

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Arctic Cooling (http://www.arctic-cooling.com) manufactures a fan called the VGA Silencer (Rev. 3) that exhausts its hot air outside the CPU case. In reply to philnee • Jul 29, 2005 Now that you are all set up - get out your camera and take a portrait shot for all of us to see.EH No prob's ... __________________ Alex Anvart View Public Profile Find More Posts by Anvart « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Modes Linear thanx for the responses guys.

Since heat may be an issue for some here, I would suggest checking cards for a loose heatsink those who want to see fit.