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Genjix

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Nov 15, 2002
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Queenz NYC
I need your assistance. I have a computer and it has a fresh install of windows xp. At random times the screen will get all pink and lock up the computer. Its a new asus mobo and new amd 1800xp cpu. I know the video card works cause it works on my other computer fine. when i had the vcore set at 1.47 i had the same problems so I dont think vcore has anything to do with it.. I have the core voltage at i 1.6 because that was recommened from AMD technician. Any ideas?
 

Aktunka

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Mar 4, 2003
Location
Portland, OR
Do you have an old PCI video card that you can throw into it for a while to do some testing? Not to test to see if your video card is the problem, but to test to see if maybe there is a problem with your AGP slot or mainboard.
 

KaHNZa

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Feb 13, 2001
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West Central MN
Whats the difference in case temps between the 2 computers? Because I get the same PSOD with my video card(check sig). But if my case temps are higher, therefore the card is warmer, I very rarely get that PSOD.
 
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Genjix

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hey guys, thanks for all your help, i found out that it was the video card after all. strange cause when i put that video card in another computer, it would take really really long to fail, but when I put it in the original computer it failed very quickly. When installing it to the second computer i guess I wasnt patient enough and thought the card was working. Thanks for your help guys.
 

TheFrag

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Aug 8, 2002
KaHNZa said:
Whats the difference in case temps between the 2 computers? Because I get the same PSOD with my video card(check sig). But if my case temps are higher, therefore the card is warmer, I very rarely get that PSOD.

Im not sure if you realize it or not, but pink screens were/are common problems in Gainward ti4200 cards.
 

TheFrag

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Aug 8, 2002
KaHNZa said:
Yeah I know, just thought I'd through the idea out there. You never know, computers can do strange things. ;)

ah. This is true... this is true :)