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    Please Reset Your TechPowerUp Forums Password

    LoL...reminded me of the movie CONAIR where the bad guy holds the bunny ransom
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    Please Reset Your TechPowerUp Forums Password

    OH i thought it was
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    Please Reset Your TechPowerUp Forums Password

    btw b/c of this security breach i'm VERY surprised TPU didn't recommend users change their passwords to other webiste/services that use the same username/password as it will be a matter of time before the attacker(s) get to it.
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    Please Reset Your TechPowerUp Forums Password

    i would agree in most cases and its a common problem, why TPU didnt patch known exploits to protect its users and its reputation is beyond me.
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    Slow Sequential Read on RAID 1 ??? Why?

    LoL, hey EarthDog!! Shhhhh!!! :-)
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    Slow Sequential Read on RAID 1 ??? Why?

    never mind i ran HD tune and HD Tach and the drives were fine, i guess its the way that Crystal mark was doing the bench. Using other benchmarking software the Sec Read was about right around 120-30 average. BTW it was not green drive it was a 7200 RPM drive.
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    Slow Sequential Read on RAID 1 ??? Why?

    I have a Intel 2500K Process and a 3TB RAID 1 on a 2 x SATA 3Gb/s Port on a Intel® Rapid Storage Technology RAID ARRAY. Im using the 3TB RAID 1 ARRAY for storage and im using a Crucial M4 128GB drive for my primary boot drive. My M4 drive operates normal good speeds. However on my RAID 1 ARRAY...
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    Strange flickering in certain games

    could also be bent monitor pins, you should try a different monitor or video card and see what happens
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    Strange flickering in certain games

    what have you overclocked in the past? what Operating System are u using Windows xxx 32/64? i would stick to the beta drivers and run everything stock and see if it happens if so then i would personally say it sounds like you may have overclocked your video card too much and possible damaged...
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    Is this overheating?

    Glad you got it working, i hope its a real 800W, BFG isnt really known for their PSU's.... Anyhow glad you got it working and posted back.
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    Is this overheating?

    i am 99.9% sure it is your PSU, get a good PSU, you will have no problems with the ones i mentioned, however if you wish you can one of the brands "cdawall" mentioned, however beware i would not reccomended anything lower than a real 600W with the 560 ti, 500W is borderline (minimum i'de...
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    Is this overheating?

    i didnt see him say anything about him mentioning flashing....i dont think he flashed anything im 90% sure its his PSU, as long as he doesn't get another cheap PSU and he gets one of the ones i recommended for his setup he should be fine.
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    Is this overheating?

    considering he didnt have any problem until he put in the new video card that would leave me to doubt it is a CPU temp problem. Its most likely the video card needs more power and is not receiving the proper votages from the PSU's PCI-E molex 3.3v and its entire 3.3v rail. On the other hand if...
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    Is this overheating?

    Well since i probably wont be online till tomorrow Good Luck. Try to Download and install ALL 3 of the following programs and RUN them Furmark http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/ 3DMark06 3DMark Vantage http://www.futuremark.com/download/ if it crashes also then i am pretty...
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    Is this overheating?

    before u go out buying a PSU, have u tried another game besides the one that keeps crashing? is most games that crash or just that one? what game or games are crashing?
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    Is this overheating?

    I am 90% positive its your PSU. Go seasonic or corsair...Seasonic is king of PSU's however they can be pricey. I have the following reccomended PSU in order from best to worst (worst not really being bad or anything just not as good as ones mentioned before) SeaSonic X750 Gold for 149.99...
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    Is this overheating?

    let me know how it went and if it still happens
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    Is this overheating?

    Oh and remember to REMOVE ALL OLD VIDEO DRIVERS using the ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS in CONTROL PANEL, (so if u happen to have an INTEL or ATI video card before remove the Intel Video/ATI VIDEO drivers first before install the NVIDIA ones.)
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    Is this overheating?

    download the latest geforce drivers for windows 7 64 bit, try these drivers and see what happens, remember to reboot after you install the new drivers, let me know if it still happens Drivers Below http://www.geforce.com/Drivers/Results/40030 ...
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    Is this overheating?

    Lets try one more thing.... What version of windows are you using XP/Vista/7? and is it windows64 bit or windows 32 bit?
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    Is this overheating?

    Also please answer these few questions: When was the last time everything was working fine? What components (pc parts) did you recently add when u started to have this problem? (ram and video card or just ram or just video card)
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    Is this overheating?

    If you read the link to the post below: THIS GUY ALSO SEEMED TO HAVE PROBLEM WITH SAME PSU you have two options from here 1) you can run memtest for 6 or more hours and tell us results or 2) you can replace your PSU and let us know how it went let me know which you prefer solution 1 or...
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    Is this overheating?

    im thinking its your PSU, however the following test will narrow it down, can you remove the mushkin memory and use JUST THE CORSAIR memory, and then see how it runs...let us know.
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    Is this overheating?

    KUDOS...wow finally thank you!!!
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    Is this overheating?

    Go into your BIOS/CMOS and set it to to LOAD SYSTEM DEFAULTS then choose EXIT AND SAVE