i m having a nvidia 9800gt g-card bt in recrent days the card is crashing nd hanging too much all though i hav a sata HD bt i m totally shocked by sudden drop of my gaming performance.....i m playing games for 1 hour and... baam.... computer shuts down barely i can use my pc for 2-3 hours..i hav cleaned all my cooling fans nd the whole cabinet...nd updated my driver too latest edition...i want to know the reasone of this problem...is it for the power supply or the g-card got hot too much ..??i m regularly checking my cabinets heat nd my g-cards heat it seems quite normal....soooo what m i suppose to do now...??need urgent response...i cant take this nemore
my pc hav these things..
motherboard-gigabyte s series(gaming edition)
drivers are all up to date
average heat of agp card is-67c while playing game-87c-90c
average heat of whole cabinet is 68-90...
bt i hav a good amount of cooling fans in my cabinet....sooo do i still need artic silver ..artic silver comes wid a gud amount of money currently i m going a bit low on money supply soo is there ne other way...to prevent this problem??
Don't get cheap just get a tube of arctic silver 5 and be done with it. Most cpus are not very stable at those temps except for mobile and some server cpus. Also check to make sure it it properly mounted.