fx5900 overheating?

DarKAzNKiD

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I am planning on getting a fx5900 but im worried about the card heating up the cpu temperature inside the case. I have a dell 8200 and most people said it doesnt have great cooling. Does the 5900 already come with sufficient cooling or do I have to buy some stuff to cool down the card?
 

Flinx

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1) It comes with sufficient cooling for itself but the heat has to go somewhere (like your case).

2) Get the card working first. I'd like to see that.

3) Worry about cooling your case after.


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jmecor

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the problem with dell cases is the ventilation. very few fans are installed in that case. and very few air holes.

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