We have two ATI AIW 9600 XT with defective fans (PN7120010200, 416BF) on the heatsinks. Can you
recommend a product I can replace this videocard's cooling solution with?
If not can you recommend a partial solution or an online supplier?
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This is what FiringSquad says:
"Other than the new cooler, the rest of the ALL-IN-WONDER 9600 XT’s
board design is unchanged from the ALL-IN-WONDER 9600 PRO. The layout
and board component circuitry is identical on both boards, right down
to the same Samsung DDR modules"
Now if this is true and we assume the holes for the heatsink are the same, then you can use a heatsink like the Zalman VF700-Cu. But it is never safe to assume things. I'll try to see if I can dig anything else up.
Thank you for your input/ideas.
We are checking a couple of online stores. And while the anchoring
holes for the heatsink are in the same place as the non-AIW card there
is the TV tuner box which takes up the most space. There is also a
notch in the large default heatsink for a capacitor that falls under
We checked a couple of sites (like Zalman) but we couldn't find a
product specifically for All-in-Wonder cards - we wrote to them and are
still waiting for a reply.
If anyone who has experience with AiW cards; how long do the fans last? did you use an after-market heatsink kit? --
I have another idea. If it is just the fans that are busted. Can you just replace the fans and not the whole heatsink? The heatsinks still cooled effectively when the fans were working right? If so, just find a replacement fan. Or you can just buy a regular fan and try to gut it out of the frame and mount it in the heatsink.
RyuGTX:I have another idea. If it is just the fans that are busted. Can you just replace the fans and not the whole heatsink? The heatsinks still cooled effectively when the fans were working right? If so, just find a replacement fan. Or you can just buy a regular fan and try to gut it out of the frame and mount it in the heatsink.
I have a Radeon 9800 Pro where the fan died about 2 years ago. I just glued the fan from an old 486/pentium cooler onto the heatsink after removing the 2 screws that held the old fan in place. Also I had to cut the plastic ring which the fan blades were in due to the type of fan in the heatsink I had. Its still running, although a bit louder than the original fan it puts out a little less air than the original fan too.
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