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XFX Nvidia GeForce 7900 gs AGP PC Crash


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May 14, 2010
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Hi, i recently got the xfx nvidia geforce 7900 gs agp on my system and for some reason whenever i try to play a game at high resolution it plays for about two seconds then the whore computer crashes (turns off). After that i cant turn on the computer, i have to disconnect the power cable and wait couple of minutes they i can connect it and it will turn on.. Anyone know what's wrong? Thanx!

My Info:

OS Name	Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version	5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer	Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer	Sony Corporation
System Model	PCV-RS710G(UC)
System Type	X86-based PC
Processor	x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4 GenuineIntel ~3391 Mhz
Processor	x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4 GenuineIntel ~3391 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date	American Megatrends Inc. 2003, 9/14/2004
SMBIOS Version	2.3
Windows Directory	C:\WINDOWS
System Directory	C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device	\Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale	Russia
Hardware Abstraction Layer	Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
Time Zone	Pacific Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory	1,792.00 MB
Available Physical Memory	1.19 GB
Total Virtual Memory	2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory	1.96 GB
Page File Space	3.60 GB
Page File	C:\pagefile.sys
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$ffffffffff Northbridge information
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$0400000000 Description               : Intel Springdale
$0400000001 Vendor ID                 : 8086 (Intel)
$0400000002 Device ID                 : 2570
$0400000003 AGP bus                   : revision 3.0
$0400000004 AGP status                : enabled
$0400000005 AGP rate                  : 4x 8x supported, 8x selected
$0400000006 AGP SBA                   : hardwired, enabled
$0400000007 AGP FW                    : supported, enabled
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$ffffffffff Display adapter information
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$0000000000 Description               : NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 
$0000000001 Vendor ID                 : 10de (NVIDIA)
$0000000002 Device ID                 : 02e3
$0000000003 Location                  : bus 1, device 0, function 0
$0000000004 Bus type                  : AGP revision 3.0
$0000000005 AGP status                : enabled
$0000000006 AGP rate                  : 4x 8x supported, 8x selected
$0000000007 AGP SBA                   : hardwired, enabled
$0000000008 AGP FW                    : supported, enabled
$0000000009 Base address 0            : f6000000 (memory range)
$000000000a Base address 1            : e0000000 (memory range)
$000000000b Base address 2            : f5000000 (memory range)
$000000000c Base address 3            : none
$000000000d Base address 4            : none
$000000000e Base address 5            : none
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$ffffffffff NVIDIA specific display adapter information
$ffffffffff ----------------------------------------------------------------
$0100000000 Graphics core             : NV49/G71 revision A2 (20pp,7vp)
$0100000001 Hardwired ID              : 0290 (ROM strapped to 0292)
$0100000002 Memory bus                : 256-bit
$0100000003 Memory type               : DDR3 (RAM configuration 06)
$0100000004 Memory amount             : 262144KB
$0100000100 Core clock domain 0       : 468.000MHz
$0100000101 Core clock domain 1       : 450.000MHz
$0100000102 Core clock domain 2       : 450.000MHz
$0100000006 Memory clock              : 661.500MHz (1323.000MHz effective)
$0100000007 Reference clock           : 27.000MHz
$010000000d Thermal diode inaccuracy  : -3.000°C (0110b)


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When the computer just "turns off" it's most likely your power supply not being able to supply sufficient power.


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I'll second erocker on the PSU.

Before splashing out any money, try borrowing one from a friend if you can and see if it still happens and get back to us. Make sure it's a decent brand like Corsair, Enermax, Antec etc and is at least 400W.

Also, please fill out your system specs as completely as possible. It can really help us to help you troubleshoot a problem.

And finally, welcome to TPU. :toast:
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then the whore computer crashes
Hilarious. Is your computer promiscuous?