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Old 2017-09-19, 08:25   #10
snme2pm1
 
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Originally Posted by petrw1 View Post
Seems that the fan started behaving for the last 4 days.
Until this AM when the GPU died completely.
Gosh, It all seems futile to attempt to offer more oil to bronze bearings that run hot long hours.
It bothers me to image that any decent GPU manufacturer would use crap fans.
I vote to replace with ball bearings, or I prefer, ceramic bearing fans, as have done many times with zero regret.
My favorite wholesale electronic store has a sizeable stock range in this country.
Interpret that to mean that the good stuff might be hard to acquire.

PS: I noticed this thread late, is it really entirely dead or just not enduring more than a short burst without operational cooling?

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