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Video Card GPU Fan replacement

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Catch27615, Jan 29, 2011.

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  1. Catch27615

    Catch27615 Thread Starter

    Jan 29, 2011
    I have an older computer with a PNY GeForce 7300GS video card that the fan on has recently started making a noise, so I suspect it is eventually dying. I want to replace the fan (not the card) but every spec I read on the card says "with fan".. no sizes, no dimensions, specs, nothing. I ordered one fan that ended up not fitting the holes on the video card. I would buy a whole new video card but my power supply is only 300W and a lot of the newer cards require more, and its sort of tight on space, so I would be worried about it fitting (also cost is an issue.. the card itself works fine).

    As far as I can tell, my exact video card is:

    Any help on what fan would fit, or where I can find the info?
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

    Sep 10, 2006
  3. prunejuice


    Apr 2, 2002
    With the right heatsink and decent case cooling, that graphics card can run fanless.

    I have one doing just that.
  4. win2kpro


    Jul 19, 2005
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