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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by caleb, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. caleb

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    Installing the newest drivers 314.07 from nvidia causes a crash right after windows shows up. Its a hangup fallowed by a reboot. Tried the GPU in my PC with windows 8 and same thing happens.

    Also guy reported bits of artifacts in corners in 2D while browsing internet that come and go as he scrolls.
    Its a secong GPU that dies in that PC. Last time they replaced 8800GTS for this and we decided to buy a new PSU to be on the same side. Do you folks think I should replace the board this time to be on the safe side or its just pure coincidence?
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    c2d e4400,P5K Premium WIFI AP,2x1GB Kingston, OCZ 600W.
     
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    For a card that old, why did you update the driver?
    They stopped supporting the 200s series a long time ago. Updating drivers only cause problems.

    Just download old drivers and reinstall it.
     
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    That's not convincing to me. Newer driver should work and the GPU is not THAT OLD.
    Never had a situation with Nvidia cards that would run on one driver and not on another.
    Maybe some GFX issues with games but never a case of a total freeze and a reboot.
     
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    Drivers ARE not the issue. It's definitely something else. In cases like this try one part at a time. Could be ram, motherboard or anything else. PSU and drivers are out of the question though. 600w is more than enough.
     
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    Ive put the GFX in my rig and its the same thing. Win8 loads up and freezes.
     
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    The card is supported in the driver, so it's definitely not a driver issue.

    It sounds like you have a faulty card, especially as you get the same thing in another PC. Time to throw it away and get another cheapie.
     
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    Whats budget card would you go for ? Guy is looking at 7750 but these are mostly 1gig cards. For me Nvidia is a bit overpriced these days and guy is negative towards nvidia after two broken cards.
     
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    IMO HD7750 or even HD7770 are best choice on amd side.


    P.S.
    Pozdrawiam mojego ulubionego redaktora :D Recka o Tomb Raiderze, jak każda Twoja, świetna ;-)
     
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    Whenever you see artifacts it's a it's a hardware issue. The card has a physical fault, installing drivers or replacing other components will not help.

    Your mate needs a new card.
     
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    Remove all plastic and bake it in the oven for 7 mins at 375 degrees Faren.
    That solves soldering issues with the GT 2xx series. If that doesnt fix it, the card is just failing.
     

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