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Graphics Card Cleaning

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February 2, 2010 8:21:08 AM

I want to open up my (Dead) GPU and clean in up to see if it would work afterwards... :D 

I would use a tilt free cloth, Iso Propyl alcohol ( i dont think that particular one was made for computers, i obtained it from my brothers medical locker, Its actually an Alcohol Pad, which is like a little piece of cloth 70% saturated with alcohol), all that and a little brush to clean the fan

So the question is...

Should i use that alcohol at all ? ( Since it is a ^Winner Medical^ commercial brand product )

Am i supposed to rub the chip itself with alcohol i mean the green silicon part of the GPU chip in order to clean it ??

Dead ( 8800gts 512 factory overclocked)
C2D E7400 2.8 stock
2 gb ddr2 800 mhz
Win Xp

Help Appreciated +)))

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February 2, 2010 8:23:28 AM

Xermax said:
I want to open up my (Dead) GPU and clean in up to see if it would work afterwards... :D 

I would use a tilt free cloth, Iso Propyl alcohol ( i dont think that particular one was made for computers, i obtained it from my brothers medical locker, Its actually an Alcohol Pad, which is like a little piece of cloth 70% saturated with alcohol), all that and a little brush to clean the fan

So the question is...

Should i use that alcohol at all ? ( Since it is a ^Winner Medical^ commercial brand product )

Am i supposed to rub the chip itself with alcohol i mean the green silicon part of the GPU chip in order to clean it ??

Dead ( 8800gts 512 factory overclocked)
C2D E7400 2.8 stock
2 gb ddr2 800 mhz
Win Xp

Help Appreciated +)))


Read this: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/344600-guide-cleaning-reseating-your-graphics-card.html
a c 140 U Graphics card
February 2, 2010 10:13:36 AM

^+1


What brand is it? Some of those Nvidia companies offer a lifetime warranty.
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