fx5900 getting too hot?

DarKAzNKiD

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I have a dell 8200...im considering on getting a fx5900 but im worried about the heat that the card generates. Will my case temperature increase alot or just a little? Will I need any xtra cooling? Thanks.
 

jmecor

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i've seen this post before??????
again: you'll need extra cooling.

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PCHardstuff

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I would be concerned over heat, but I would also be concerned about the p/s also. The major oems typically put p/s's with very low wattage to save $. I think Dell uses proprietary p/s's in thier boxes so to upgrade you would prob have to drill new mounting holes to get it mounted in the case.