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heatware under thebufenator
Used cards have been mined on. Cleaned, tested in a gaming rig for function, thermal paste re-applied if needed..
2x EVGA 1060 6GB SSC ACX cooler
$85 shipped each
MSI GTX 1660 6GB
Asus ROG Strix 5700XT
I am in MD, temps in the 90's at times during the summer.
All my miners are in the garage, with a vent fan in a window. They don't get A/C, but constant airflow. Consider that inside of a typical computer is warmer than outside the case, and that a normal office might be at 72 degrees. Inside...
Just because you want it to be bad doesn't make it so. There is a growing community of vintage hardware hobbyists, who have to clean some really nasty components. Dish soap and hot water is the method. I have a (too large) collection of old hardware as well, and basically all of it has gone in...
looks like there is grease or residue on the card.
I prefer to clean cards in the sink with hot water and dish soap, it degreases pretty well and doesn't leave residue like alcohol. Will need to let it dry in front of a fan for something like 24 hours to make sure it is dry.
Did you give it a...
When you pulled the cooler after the first re paste, was there an even spread of goop?
As long as you have goo making contact over the whole surface you'll be fine. Gamers nexus has done a video or two on this. Biggest thing that you can likely mess up is the pump speed. AIO headset greens to...