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Old 01-17-08, 12:10 AM   #6
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Default Re: A potentially bad problem for my 6800 GT.

It hasn't failed yet. I also kept the slot cover beside the card open. I'm sure it helped the direction of the airflow, but lets face it... a dell case has horrible air flow. I mean awful. I can't find any vents in the front that would let air flow through the case. I seriously think the only air that the case gets is recycled from the back vent by the PCI and AGP cards. This is why I'm impressed the card survived. The cooler if fabulous if the fan is working, but if it isn't, airflow is atrocious.

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