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Old 05-16-05, 03:05 AM   #3
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Default Re: TV encoder chip problems

According to a NVIDIA tech note, every 10C you lower the temps will double the life of a semiconductor. If it's hot enough to raise the temps of yoru case internals, you may want to slap a fan and heatshink on it, or at least a heatsink.
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