Re: Looks like my 6800 GT's days are numbered now...
You should definitely take that 6800 out and take the cover off the heatsink for a thorough cleaning. They used to get dust clogged inside the heatsink pretty often. 3 months after I bought mine it was locking up and running at 85C. I cleaned some dust bunnies out of the heatsink and the temps dropped significantly. Never had another problem with it.
No sense in just killing it. If you're going to do that, send it to me...
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