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sapphire Hd 6850" crashing, while running game's

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Achilles1600, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Achilles1600

    Achilles1600 New Member

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    Hi, i just bought" a sapphire hd 6850 1gb, im currently running window's xp" and my game's keep crashing, bfbc2" cs source" and i cant even play dow2. spec's are...

    -2 gb ram ddr pc 3200
    - 160 gb hard drive
    - amd 64 x2 4600+ duel core cpu
    -thermaltake tr2 600 watt psu
    -sapphire amd hd 6850
  2. karnak New Member

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    6850 was new or used? If new and you've tried the standard stuff RMA is probably the best route.

    Have you tried a fresh windows install as a last resort? If you a have a separate HDD or a spare partition it doesn't take much time to install Win7 which I assume you are running.

    CPU or GPU overclocked at all?
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    Jesus that's a bit full on. Start slow and work your way up.

    I don't think this guy is an over clocker judging by the way he spelt dual.

    Question: Did these crashes occur once you got the 6850? Or have you had it for a while and they just started out of nowhere?

    First: I'd recommend reinstalling the latest drivers for it from. www.ati.amd.com

    In the box near the top right DOWNLOAD DRIVERS. Put in Desktop Graphics -> Radeon HD series -> Radeon HD 6XXX series PCI-E -> Then your current operating system.

    Did you build the PC or did a friend/business do it for you?
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    Brute force approach may not always be pretty but tends to be effective.

    I wasn't suggesting he wipe windows either if that was an issue.

    I had to RMA my 5850 a couple months ago too so I feel the pain.
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    Why even bother buying an 6850 when stock playing with DX9c & an old AMD dual core socket939?

    Any of the old hardware maybe failing , PSU , RAM , HDD...

    check out the temps?
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    ^ Good question.

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