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12-13-04, 10:48 AM #1
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Vid Card Goes >>!!!BOOM!!!
Vid Card Goes!!!BOOM!!! >>Guys I run an Asus x800pro, clocked at a modest 472 core , 506 mem.
It is running on the config below.
When I use intense graphics like a game occaisionally the screen gets choppy, then it wil lock on a frame,,,,, a high pitched squeal comes from head set - then I lose all vid(black screen), and I have to re boot.......WTF?
This occurs when i host players, I have a T1 equivalent connection (6Mbit).
I also have Svid out converted to component vid to a large format TV screen (that is not always on, but is plugged into the vid card)..could that be a factor? Not sure what else u need to know. Does it need more voltage? arrrrgh
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12-13-04, 11:15 AM #2
how long haave you had it? sounds like it mght be a bad card
12-13-04, 11:22 AM #3
probably overheating. If you are running a stock heatsink, that is most likely the problem and it is shutting itself down due to not wanting to fry itself.
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12-13-04, 12:36 PM #4
I wouldnt think its overheating because he is running the core a tad underclocked. What is the memroy rated for on your card? 1.6ns?
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12-13-04, 04:17 PM #5
I'm wondering what PSU is running in this rig....????
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12-13-04, 05:22 PM #6
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Its an ANTEC case with a antec tru 380w psu as i recall. note sure on teh memory..where do I look at that - on the chip?
Are thier any monitortools i can use - that dont require me to solder **** the board?
12-13-04, 06:59 PM #7
Hey I'm running a similar setup and I think I've heard the problem too like when playing CS: Source, I get grinding sounds. I'm not sure what fixed it though. It may have been the drivers as the Official 4.12b's didn't work well. So I installed the 4.11's. Right now I'm running the Omega 4.12b's.
My card may have been clocked too high as well as it locked up once in CS: Source. Try turning fastwrites off if they are on.
If all else fails, it's very possible that you need a better psu like the OCZ Powestream 520W.
OT: I have a question, does your LED flicker and the card makes a ticking noise?
12-14-04, 10:51 AM #8
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Hey SPyder! and folks thanks for the comments....It would suck if i had to replace psu, I just bought it! FTI - I am using OMEGA drivers
When u say LED flicker what do you mean? or did u mean LCD screen?
The card as far as I know does not tick, I just get this high pitched whine in my speakers and or headphones.
12-14-04, 11:58 AM #9
Try disconnecting your cd drive and anything else not essential to running you pc. If your video card works fine after that you know its your PSU.Asus Crosshair III formula
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12-14-04, 12:12 PM #10
Question: Your 3ghz Intel wouldnt happen to be an E / Prescott would it? If so then that is your issue.
12-14-04, 04:08 PM #11Originally Posted by Sentential
Im running 480W No-Namer one, that someone recommened to me a while back, and so far (8 months later) its still running good on voltage rails.-=The Gamer=-
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12-14-04, 07:34 PM #12Originally Posted by dunker1
I had one previously and the LED's flickered to the beat of the ticking from the card. I RMA'ed that card and got another one back and the same thing happened with the LED's and ticking so I just decided to stick with it. Right now the Silencer 4 is on there but the problem is when the fan on the Silencer isn't on 100%, it ticks even louder! So much for being a "Silencer". I just run it 100% 24/7 though.
12-15-04, 11:58 PM #13
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i believe i had a similiar problem. it had to do with me losing the image on my monitor but i could like ventrilo on the background and all my friends talking. what i did was lower my AGP buffer, i believe, in BIOS from 256 mb to 64 than to 128. That solved my problem 100%. I mean if you havent solved it already , you could give that a go. oh and i also changed my voltage on my card from auto the 1.6 , that might have helped but im not sure. i did those both at the same time so i couldnt tell. i just know that i was happy it stopped restarting.