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post #11 of 36
do you have another pc you can test your card on? It could be a number of factors, and that would be the quickest way to rule out your card. your sig power supply is enough to power your set up, but if it is going bad it can cause dots to appear like your saying.

Also make sure you have sufficient airflow through the case, overheating could cause these as well, is the fan spinning up on the card? if you dont have GPU-z I would recommend getting it to monitor your temps for this and future instances you might need to pull temps off your card
Edited by blkdoutgsxr - 11/18/11 at 12:31pm
post #12 of 36
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i think my power suply is killing my pc ... i whas able to run 4.1ghz on my cpu without touching 60c in ibt now i cant even hit 3.9 and below 60c in ibt
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post #13 of 36
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air-flow is good my card is 50c almost always i get these dots only when i put higher voltage on my videocard ( even if i dint overclock)
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post #14 of 36
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sofar any review on this psu has been bad and most of the tester where mad at resulth and saying its not even giving 600wat
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post #15 of 36
you dont really need 600Watts to run your setup, so if you narrow it down to the powersupply you would be fine getting a 650watt... I actually recommend the seasonic x650, they had it on sale for 99.99 the other day. If you can though, I would make sure that card is good before you do anything.
post #16 of 36
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how do i test it ? because hehe my pc is pretty much the only pc in the house with a power suply over 400
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post #17 of 36
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psu calculaters does say i need a 750 anyway sofar i know overkill doesnt mater right ? ( like doesnt mater 800w or 1200w aslong it gives the right voltages)
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post #18 of 36
Well you can just trust me on it i guess? Most voltage calculators are way out of wack. I have the same set up as you do and im running a 965BE OC to 3.9, 6970 OC to 1000/1500, ssd, 2 caviar blues, a dvd/RW drive, a water pump and 12 fans off my seasonic x650, the more important thing is getting a quality PSU. you can buy a 1500 watt power supply that sucks, or you could use that money and buy a quality 650 and not worry about your PSU frying your board or chip.

You can try this wattage calculator, I think it was the most accurate
Edited by blkdoutgsxr - 11/18/11 at 2:19pm
post #19 of 36
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yea i miss the times that i whas able to run my cpu on 4.1 without touching 60c = /

anway il look around ofr a 650-750 then ^^ ( still i might even do a new rig @ xmass so wud be nice to invest on it )
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post #20 of 36
I don't think your power supply has anything to do with the rise in your CPU temps.
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