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If you have two cards the amperage requirement will exceed the output. I've been on ssd's for a while now But do use hdd's for backups... Also, I have tried contacting Blizzard about this, mainly through posting on the Hearthstone forums. For instance, an innocent usage of Google Maps, or any hardware-accelerated application, causes the mouse cursor to hang for a few seconds, then resume moving.

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 This is actually necessary to read negative DC voltages. and really only use Western digital black series which are 7200 rpm hdd's good for operation systems to be on might get a tad hot on a laptop though I've noticed Just keep an eye on your temps. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/345675-33-could-video-card-causing-freeze

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Remember: Likewise here, if nothing has changed in your setup except the graphics driver, and new problems come up, then you should blame the driver and not other things. If you have a 460/560 family of cards, you cannot go above 314.22, and with 314.22 your games will cause crashes. And where are they located? Rollback Post to Revision RollBack Find meon YouTube! #16 Jul 12, 2014 (Live Patch 5506) boozyfbaby boozyfbaby View User Profile View Posts Send Message Angry Chicken Location: FL Join Date: 3/2/2014

I decide that I probably should get myself a new graphics card. Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. You can take a look at my Event Log, after going back to 311.06. Video Card Causing Computer To Crash Problem #1 So you have just updated your Nvidia driver.

EMET is irrelevant here, because it was in use with other versions of Nvidia drivers, and there were no problems. Graphics Card Freezing During Gameplay So this makes no sense to me. i got my GPU.. Well I tried cleaning everything out and putting the card back in.

So the rated power may be much less than what is specified. Psu Causing Freezing by crash4fun › Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Glass by Jedson3614 › Scythe SCNJ-4000 Ninja 4 CPU Cooler Heatsink 120mm by AyyMD › Corsair Gaming K70 LUX Mechanical Keyboard, Backlit Red LED, The following information was included with the event: \Device\Video5 !051d(2528) And if you're specially lucky, you may get a BSOD. Local time:10:46 PM Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:41 PM If you have a voltagemeter give me the make and model and I will be able to tell you if you

Graphics Card Freezing During Gameplay

I decided to do something drastic at this point. You never know when one will leave you. Graphics Card Freezing Computer The freezes only occur only if I put my old card back into the motherboard, otherwise, there are no freezes at all. Graphics Card Freezes Computer Randomly No, I was not actually told why he replaced it with a motherboard that was not compatible with my dedicated graphics card.

Back to top #3 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:46 AM Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:46 PM Did they explain why they purchased a motherboard Ask ! All virus scans have come up clean Every other game runs fine, from LOTRO, to Rift, even Minecraft, Diablo 3, etc. Check if your game files were damaged throughSteam/Origin repair feature. Graphics Card Crashing When Playing Games

VIDEO_TDR_ERROROn Tue 1/31/2012 6:59:35 PM GMT your computer crashedcrash dump file: E:\Windows\memory.dmpThis was probably caused by the following module: atikmpag.sys (0xFFFFF880045AE8C8) Bugcheck code: 0x116 (0xFFFFFA800744F010, 0xFFFFF880045AE8C8, 0x0, 0xD)Error: VIDEO_TDR_ERRORfile path: E:\Windows\system32\drivers\atikmpag.sysproduct: Most users only inspect the wattage of a power supply before making a graphics card or power supply purchase however other factors may prevent both components from working together (eg. There was a ton of dust clumped up in the fan, and I couldn't get to it until I physically pulled out the card and got the right angle on it. While this is good enough to remove the loose dust and cruft from your system, you need a more vigorous method to remove dust from your heatsinks.

The first is graduated in increments of 0 through 5, the second, 0 through 10, and the third, 0 through 25. Troubleshooting Graphics Card This will give us some idea about how much you can spend on a video card and we can determine from there how much PSU power capacity you'll need to safely Like the good chap you are, you periodically update your graphics drivers.

If you can give us some more information to work with, that'd increase chances of better support to help troubleshoot and resolve your problem.

Yes the card does have a fan on it and there are two more in my PC so I would hope that overheating is not a problem. Thanks again. That it all I could find that it is called, it is the integrated graphics in my computer. Graphics Card Troubleshooting Nvidia I completely removed all drivers and downloaded the drivers released back in April.

Anyhow, the trace will look something like: ================================================== Filename          : dxgkrnl.sys Address In Stack  : dxgkrnl.sys+5d054 From Address      : fffff880`034db000 To Address        : fffff880`035cf000 Size              : 0x000f4000 Time Stamp        : 0x5164dc49 Time I had to take a few guesses about fans, but the important stuff was what you stated above. Therefore, please roll back the driver if you can. My comp has now functioned for 2 days without freezing so it appears that the problem did lie with either the card or the drivers.

sorry about that!). I'm beginning to think that the tech thought the problem was with the motherboardk changed it and discovered that the reao problem was the graphics card. Last edited by Louey7 on Jul 9, 2014 Rollback Post to Revision RollBack Find meon YouTube! #10 Jul 9, 2014 (Live Patch 5506) neas83 neas83 View User Profile View Posts Send Thanks.

notttmdudeMar 7, 2012, 4:30 PM I have been having problems with my PC freezing after start up. Now, the same problem started again this week. EDIT: Sorry, just noticed I didn't answer the question correctly. The problem with most of these is that they only perform a pass/fail test.

The HDD really is the downfall in this laptop as it bottlenecks data transfer during startup, and any... A few days ago my computer started freezing up whenever I fired up a video game (Battlefield Heroes, Fallout 3) and sometimes even when I let it idle. control settings. Hold the fan blades so they don't turn.

If there is a dedicated graphics card with a fan installed on it, look at this fan as well. If you de-activate these plugins and restart the browser, you will have normal, smooth Flash playback once again. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. If your GPU is failing, again, your display would keep freezing or crashing, or more potentially cause BSODs.

Back to top #4 killerx525 killerx525 Bleepin' Aussie Members 7,220 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Melbourne, Australia Local time:05:46 PM Posted 12 February 2013 - 12:03 AM So it is still freezing Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. Unfortunately the sockets of the modular SATA power connectors are not accessible from the back, so the readings will need to be made from the socket side. In my case, I decided to play with the driver only, to make sure it is the single component that changes.

Do you have a multimeter with a 12v scale? How about you try the fix instead of dismissing it.... The graphic driver has changed, and now you have problems. if it's the GPU.