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 What should I do to cool two 4890 's? Forum PowerColor's water cooled HD 4890 comes soon Forum Amd Radeon 4890 fan going crazy at idle load Forum 4890 Constant Game Crashes Forum HD 4890 upgrade or Crossfire? Forum Upgrade from HD 4890 Forum Crossfire with 2x XFX Radeon HD 4890 Forum HD 4890 lagging on GTA:SA? Forum Still playing with Phenom x4 9950 and HD 4890 Please help!!! Forum Radeon HD 4890 Forum ATI Radeon HD 4890 Forum Need a card By lt_dan_zsu, 2 hours ago: It looks like the 7850 is a little higher, but it's nothing... Forum Upgraded to 4890 with minimal improvement Forum XFX HD 4890 question Forum 4890 poor porformance Forum 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 !