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 What should I do to cool two 4890's? - Forum PowerColor Liquid Cooled Radeon HD 4890 LCS - Forum PowerColor's water cooled HD 4890 comes soon - 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 SolvedHD 4890 upgrade needed with i7 920 Forum Solvedcrossfire 4890 1g ddr5 with 4850 512 ddr3 Forum SolvedUpgrading from 4890 Forum Solvedshould I buy a hd 4890 now? Forum SolvedJust went from a 4890 to an R7 265 and seeing almost no performance improvement... Forum SolvedRadeon HD 4890 (RV790) problems Forum Solved4890 to R7 265-what kind of performance increase am I looking at here? Forum SolvedUpgrading help - hd 4890 to hd 7850 or r7 260x Forum SolvedUpgrading my ATI 4890 graphics card without changing PC Forum Solved4890 1gb to R7 265 2gb, how much performance increase am I looking at? Forum SolvedBroken Radeon 4890, Can I fix it? Forum Recommendations for upgrading Radeon 4890 (His 280 vs MSI 280) Forum SolvedPSU for HD 4890 Forum SolvedSapphire HD 4890 (New Edition) - High Idle Temps? Forum SolvedJust bought a gtx650ti replaced my radeon 4890 1gb 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 !