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Old 04-09-06, 06:01 PM   #42
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Default Re: My BFG 6800GT dying? (Unique situation)

Newer video cards comming out should start to run cooler over cards of old due to their 90nm design= less transistors= less power= less heat. The 6800GTs were made on the 110nm design, so thats why it used more power and created more heat. Now, the manufacturers having installed a cheap design HSF doesn't help any getting rid of the access heat. Way of keeping costs down i suppose over the already expensive to make video card.
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