[mythtv-users] Why is OpenGL video renderer overheating my GPU?

Pieter De Wit pieter at insync.za.net
Tue May 8 19:29:07 UTC 2012

> Second, what are my options?  I just ordered some thermal paste and
> will take the heatsink off, blow compressed air through it and the fan
> (although it does not look there is much, if any, dust in either) and
> apply some thermal grease.  Are there any other solutions?  Would a
> third party heatsink/fan be a good option and if so, can anyone
> recommend one that will not take up more space than the current one
> does?


I would go with the thermal paste. It seems very strange that a card like 
this would have this issue. Do you get any arifacts on the screen in 
either mode ? If you do, your card might be damaged (as in over heated or 
some such)



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