4890 cooling Tags: Graphics Cards Cooling Heatsinks Graphics Last response: January 17, 2010 8:09 AM in Graphics & Displays Share cromedome January 16, 2010 7:00:06 PM i recently purchased a XFX 4890, althougn i havent used it yet, i have heard that they get pretty hot.. so i was wondering if i remove the cover that is over the heatsink, will i get a cooler video card??? More about : 4890 cooling paperfox a b U Graphics card January 17, 2010 3:32:37 AM I wouldn’t modify the cooler that it comes with, apart from possibly voiding your warranty the cooler will be most likely sufficient in cooling the card. welshmousepk a b U Graphics card January 17, 2010 3:37:26 AM no, the case promotes airflow. removing it will mess it up. you dont think XFXs engineers know what they are doing? if removing the cover made it more efficient, they wouldn't put one on there. if you are concerned, you can buy after-market coolers that will help it run cooler. the scythe musashi or accellero twin turbo are good choices. Related resources Suggestions On Minimum Needed Rad For Cooling 3 X 4890 's ? - Forum Water cooling ATI 4890 XFX - Forum Quiet/ Cool Graphics card for Diablo3, Replacing HD 4890 - Forum HD 4890 Crossfire vs GTX 570 - Forum Upgrading ATi Radeon HD XFX 4890 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shubham1401 a b U Graphics card January 17, 2010 3:39:23 AM At least try it first.I'm sure there won't be any problem. cromedome January 17, 2010 8:09:37 AM cool cool, shot guys Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat should I do to cool two 4890 's? ForumPowerColor's water cooled HD 4890 comes soon ForumAmd Radeon 4890 fan going crazy at idle load Forum4890 Constant Game Crashes ForumHD 4890 upgrade or Crossfire? ForumUpgrade from HD 4890 ForumCrossfire with 2x XFX Radeon HD 4890 ForumHD 4890 lagging on GTA:SA? ForumStill playing with Phenom x4 9950 and HD 4890 Please help!!! ForumRadeon HD 4890 ForumATI Radeon HD 4890 ForumNeed a card By lt_dan_zsu, 2 hours ago: It looks like the 7850 is a little higher, but it's nothing... ForumUpgraded to 4890 with minimal improvement ForumXFX HD 4890 question Forum4890 poor porformance More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !