Solved Did my card have a cyst??? Tags: Graphics Cards Electronic Graphics Last response: September 26, 2012 9:04 PM in Graphics & Displays Share badtaylorx a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 1:33:48 PM ill keep it short and sweet....anybody with intimate knowlage about the INNER workings of electronics explain this one..... asus dcii 6970....fans stopped working, card works fine (albeit really hot) and then i find this..... no i dont drink or eat over my rig and it IS in a case....so foreign schmegma is not the cause.... any elec. eng. chime in on this??? More about : card cyst chugot9218 a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 1:46:23 PM I ain't no electrical engineer but that looks like some charred circuit board to me! m 0 l vrumor a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 1:46:48 PM Well first dont run it without the fans, even for short periods of time. And that to me looks like it may be flux that has melted and spread? Im not 100% sure but that would be my guess. m 0 l Related resources Did I just waist money on my MSI Graphic Card? - Forum Did I ruined my graphics card? - Forum Is the problem the Power Supply of did I fry the Video Card? - Forum Did I make a mistake buying a new computer with an integrated card? - Forum Did I just get a DOA card? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution COLGeek a c 228 U Graphics card September 26, 2012 1:47:48 PM That is a defective component on the video card itself. What you are seeing is the resultant heat damage. I suggest RMAing with the vender. This card is fairly new and should still be under warranty. Share badtaylorx a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 1:57:23 PM yeah....it wasnt there when i re-thermal pasted it.....then one night of secret world maxxed and all of the sudden it went into slide show mode!!! and no .....i dont run no fan.....i just plug it into a pwm header on the mobo m 0 l COLGeek a c 228 U Graphics card September 26, 2012 3:32:08 PM How hard were you OCing this GPU? m 0 l badtaylorx a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 5:39:24 PM mmmmmmmm.... no comment.... best 3d11 run was 10700 m 0 l COLGeek a c 228 U Graphics card September 26, 2012 5:47:15 PM OCing carries risk due to increased heat generated and power consumed. Seems you pushed your GPU a little hard. Are you going to try the RMA route? m 0 l badtaylorx a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 9:04:06 PM not sure.....i may just slap one of the extra H60s i have to it and say tough luck to the fan controler.....(which im assuming is what exploded???) i like playing around with stuff for shitz and grinz m 0 l badtaylorx a b U Graphics card September 26, 2012 9:04:22 PM Best answer selected by badtaylorx. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThermal Paste on AMD A10-5800k CPU Pins - Cleaned, but weird sound. Did AS5 Affect Sound Card? Forum SolvedDid DG31PR INTEL Motherboard supports 2gb graphic card ? Forum SolvedDid My Graphics Card Die? Forum SolvedNew graphics card wont work - what did I do wrong? Forum SolvedPLEASE HELP! Did I blow by graphics card? Forum SolvedDid I break my graphics card? Forum Solveddid core i5 4440 procesor and1gb nvidia graphics card can be placed in Intel DH61 WW or DH61 BF Motherborads Forum SolvedDid latest nVidia drivers destroy my video card? Forum SolvedI recently got a AMD A10 5800k with integrated graphics. So what I did is i took out my graphics card and put in my CPU and it Forum SolvedI recently got a AMD A10 5800k with integrated graphics. So what I did is i took out my graphics card and put in my CPU and it Forum SolvedDid I waste $200 on my sound card? Forum SolvedDid I destroy my $500 graphics card??? Forum SolvedDid cards prices drop? Forum SolvedDid my new Graphic Card kill my PSU or system? Forum SolvedDid I kill my son's GPU card? 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 !