too much Heat Problem

I used nvidia 9400GT previously which was gone a year ago because of Heating problem. 2 Capacitors were open from top and a chip was fried.
And after a year my friend gave me his gfx card because he was not using it.
It worked for a day.. next day morning pc was normal for an hour and then my screen was gone, so i checked gfx card .. it was very hot. fan of that card is gone .. I dont know what is causing problem..I lost 2 Graphics cards... Is there a problem with my mother board?
System Information:
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz
Windows post-Win7 64-bit
CPU Speed: 2394 MHz 2CPU Cores

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Clarification Request
I'm unsure what you did to fix the gone fan.

Since the fan was not working, why would the question be about too much heat? There was a clear failure that needed fixing.

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Fan was working

Fan was working for a day..but next day morning after an hour My pc screen was with Green Blue Red lines... So i checked graphics card, It was Half part of the fan on that gfx card was overheated. Burnt smell was coming from that part

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Re: fan

A burnt fan on the graphic card can't related to an error on the motherboard. Just bad luck.


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Nod. Bad luck.

You can improve such luck in the future. My favorite desktop years ago that I built had me cut and add fans to the side cover. These ran at a fixed low speed to assure airflow even when internal fans failed. WHICH HAPPENED.

Luck was made in advance as one 1st of the month (my choice for machine cleaning with the canned air and inspection) found a failed fan but no damage.

Plan ahead, make a great design and get your 1st of the month routine underway to avoid such in the future.

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Fan was working......and what PSU are you running ?

Have you checked the system temps ?


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Fan was working......and what PSU are you running ?

Have you checked the system temps ?


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