ATI Radeon 9600XT disassembly, cleaning and repair

Why bother with this junk, an old ATI card which was full of dust.
A complete tear down and wash with solvent was required.  Also the fan was cleaned and reoiled.

Choking

Two small black tabs need to be pushed out to remove the heatsink

Remove the three screws holding the top plastic case to the heatsink

Another three screws hold the fan, the bearing is under the label

underside of the board

All cleaned

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