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Graphics Popped the IHS on a 8800GTS

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by phelan1777, 8 Jan 2007.

  1. phelan1777

    phelan1777 New Member

    3 May 2006
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    Popped IHS on 8800GTS.

    I know they did it on VR-Zone, but that was a dead card.

    Mine, isn't, well I am confident that it turned out, I will have to wait to test it.

    But here is a few pics.

    Okay so I went ahead and did it, from what I can see upon close magnified inspection there is no physical damage, which is a good thing, just I have to wait till I can put this under a MCW60 and water cool it.

    SO the suspense builds.

    Here are pics:


    Well if anyone didn't know, you know now, my gfs dad had this little handy tool, the gap is .004-.005mm. THAT IS SMALL!
    Okay, so using the scraper in the pic, and a new blade. Using very little pressure I slowly pushed the blade under neath the cap. This of course brings the question, "How far do I push the blade in and NOT hit a capacitor?
    If you look at the IHS at the right angle in a good light, you can see contour of the underside of the IHS ALSO, if you look at the card/chip from the right angle you can see the gap between the Epoxy and the capacitors. ITs very little room, but you can still see this, if you have back lighting while doing so.

    SO now we wait, but I am confident the card will work.

    If no one else has done this and still using a card then I might be the first MUHAHAHA.

    Oh, and forgot to mention the HOW in detail.
    in the pic below, you can see just how far the blade needs to go to pop the seal, and you can measure it by the hole in the ceter of the blade, if the bottom of the hole is just below the edge of the chip DON"T GO ANY FURTHER! cause the capacitors are RIGHT THERE.
    Last edited: 8 Jan 2007
  2. ComputerKing

    ComputerKing <img src="http://forums.bit-tech.net/images/smilie

    8 Sep 2006
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    man you crazyyyyy , This card only for put it in the pci express slot and use it not ...... it !!! man this crazyyy , But I hope It work !!! Good luck
  3. Tim S

    Tim S OG

    8 Nov 2001
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    nice clean job, here's hoping that it works!
  4. trig

    trig god's little mistake

    10 Aug 2006
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    good luck
  5. Max Tractor

    Max Tractor Member

    15 Jan 2006
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    A noble effort indeed, hope it fires up ok, looking forward to update
  6. Ramble

    Ramble Ginger Nut

    5 Dec 2005
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    Awesome if it works.
    Don't forget to post temps.

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