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BTW, a new PSU is most likely in your future, per the earlier discussions. Reducing the core clock speed and memory speed (moving sliders to the left) should help your card if you are encountering stability issuesduring graphically intensive games or applications. Right now the motherboard has an integrated card. Even though you have a total of 72Amps on your 12Volt rails if they could be combined, since you cannot, you may be starving your graphics card for current while there

I am doing that study. Report • #19 LasurArkinshade April 25, 2012 at 15:14:21 I plan to, Derek, thanks. :)A quick update - after using my PC and gaming for about three days and having only Nvidia's site says min 500w for the GTX760, so if your having issues, I reccomend upgrading your PSU. 650watts seems to be the 'sweet spot'something like this:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139012or this:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118 Kim_shadyNov 20, 2014, COLGeekMar 7, 2012, 9:48 PM kairotic said: My money is on power supply. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/345675-33-could-video-card-causing-freeze

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Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Mostly restarting gets things back to normal (or maybe I should say abnormal in this case LOL).Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #24 LasurArkinshade The forums that I found online usually had someone saying "hopefully nvidia releases new drivers soon".

Try lowering the graphics and memory clock speed of your card to help keep your card from overheating. 3rd party programs such aseVGA PrecisionorMSI Afterburner allow you to adjust the clock Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,296 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. In my opinion that power supply is border line for the system you have and it's now three years old. Gpu Freezing Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

I'm a moron. Graphics Card Freezing During Gameplay Therefore, I would install an extra fan to enable exta case cooling. PC spec: Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, solved [SOLVED] New build randomly freezing - Tried everything with no avail!!!

I would understand if i were using my computer to the max but thats not the case so i dont really understand how the PSU would fail in this, plus the Troubleshooting Graphics Card Several functions may not work. Not only do PSU's become weaker as they age, but as they warm up, that can deliver less power than they are rated for. http://www.scan.co.uk/products/750w...Thanks for all the help, by the way.

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CNET Time to find a pencil with an eraser, I guess. Graphics Card Causing Computer To Freeze Started by ZapZap , Feb 11 2013 12:26 AM Please log in to reply 11 replies to this topic #1 ZapZap ZapZap Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:33 AM Posted Graphics Card Freezes Computer Randomly Borrow a better one or purchase one with the condition that if it does not fix your problem you can return it for a full refund (some computer retailers are willing

Well I tried cleaning everything out and putting the card back in. This is the label found on my PSU: Bestec Mode: ATX-300-12Z INPUT: 100-127V~7A, 200-240V~4A BSTATX-300-12Z CDR OUPUT: +12v/ 19A, -12v/ 0.8A 300W Max +5v/30A+5v5VSB/2A +3.3v/28A +5V&+3.3v 180W Max 5V& +12V Over time, NVIDIA display driver updates usually bring added performance through better usage of a GPU architecture. There are no signs of overheating, and using temperature monitoring programs, my CPU and GPU temperatures are fine.When my PC crashes, it usually doesn't produce any artifacts or screen-tearing. Psu Causing Freezing

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Did you tried to install the a power supply? If so, did you remember to install the motherboard chipset drivers? It is worth noting that the crashes are occuring even outside of games (just watching a YouTube video, for example), and, instead of just a black screen, the last crash I

It immediately freezed during boot up. Graphics Card Crashing When Playing Games and this does not translate to even current distribution throughout your system. The threads stay working for months.

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Took like a day until the computer started to freeze, like, if i play a game and it freezes and the "brrrrr"-sound comes along til all manually restart the computer cuz But in event viewer this error keeps repeating: TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. The new graphics card is an ASUS GTX 560 Ti. Graphics Card Crashing During Games notttmdudeMar 9, 2012, 7:37 PM Bought a Nvidia GF 9500 GT on Wednesday and seems to have done the trick.

Inspect the inside of your PC for dust and if you find it is covered with dust, carefully blow the dust off using safe compressed air dust removers. Been running fine over night and even been able to play some today without any problems. As long as you see dust coming out, keep blasting. While I tried rolling back my drivers while I was experiencing the gaming, non-artifact-inducing crashes, I don't believe I tried that for these particular crashes, and I have found evidence on

With 4 rails and 4 PCIe connectors, ONE of those connectors will be sharing current with your CPU and possibly other power hungry components so you may hit on a combination Report • #2 LasurArkinshade April 17, 2012 at 07:02:25 My PSU is just a stock PSU that came with the PC, so the make and model probably won't mean anything to But as always money is an issue. It was suggested to me when I first posted about the freezing problem that the issue may be a failing PSU because mine isn't a very good one and can't handle

My PC also freezes almost every time after start up. They will not provide you with actual voltage readings.There are a variety of multiple meters, but this tutorial will address Analog and Digital multimeters. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Build up of dust in the heatsink, bad thermal contact, fan not working properly. For one thing, a PS will degrade with time and hard use. Need ideas of whats going on. Hopefully this can help you, more or less.

If you want to take that risk the the one in CCleaner is one of the safer ones IMO.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • Computer freezes with new video card Computer Freezes up.....video card problem? Nvidia's site says min 500w for the GTX760, so if your having issues, I reccomend upgrading your PSU. 650watts seems to be the 'sweet spot'something like this:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139012or this:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151118 Kim_shady said: Ye I'm currently working in safe mode.