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Old 04-24-03, 05:44 AM   #1
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Default Overheating & Crashing after a few minutes

My GeForce 2 gets hot & the graphics freeze after just a few minutes of graphical work (ie scrolling / moving a window)

When I go near the cooling prong thing I'm having to take my hand away because it's so hot!

I've got the case open in front of an open window, letting in a freezing wind, but that only gets a few more minutes out of it...

Is there any way of underclocking it? And I'm not sure if it's related but can /dev/nv* be used?
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Old 04-26-03, 05:32 AM   #2
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This behavior most likely means the card is toast...

however if you'd like to try and underclock it you can use a utility called 'nvclock' which can be found at

www.linuxhardware.org/nvclock

I personally haven't used it to underclock a card, but I don't have reason to doubt it will work.
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