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Is my Ati X850 XT Borked

post #1 of 17
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I got an X850 XT around 8 months ago, made an attempt at overclocking it a bit ago, but clocked it back down. Now on the weekend my friend was using the PC, when I came though a few hours later, the screen was all wierd in WoW, and he said the screen had crashed to black a while ago and had required forced restart. So I wondered what was up, but after a installing of the latest omega's everything was fine and dandy. Then yesturday I started to play half life episode one, and after a while the graphic's went weird and the screen went black (IE went to the "check input cable screen") and I was forced to restart. I opened up tray tools to give it a check and ran WoW (which has never given me a full load) and was hitting 92C. Turnning the fan to 100% got be down to around 85 or so in half life 2. Having the case open got me down to around 65-70. and after a quick dedusting I get around 75-76 with the case closed. I'm getting idles of around 45 with the case closed.

Now as I understand it 75 isn't that bad a temp (tell me if I'm wrong). but when I was crashing I was getting no artifacts until the crash, and when I was running Dawn of War: Dark Crusade last night I was running at 75 and I got an artifact a fairly major one. So I closed down the game.

Now heres the kicker I'm currently not overclocking atall. Now what I'm wondering is 75 on load far too high for an unclocked card. My flats not particularly hot. I did move the pc a bit on the weekend so it is possible I've shifted something, or knocked some dust where it shouldn't be.

So just looking for opinons on this. What should I look for if it's dust/the heat sink knocked out of place? What temps should I realisticly be looking at?

Oh it's stock cooling.

And finally if all is lost whats a decent upgrade that won't break the student loan bank?

Thanks on advance for any help.
post #2 of 17
Try taking it out of the slot, putting it back in, unplugging the cable from the monitor, an plugging that in. No garuntee it will work, but it's worth a shot.

As for a decent upgrade, if it's PCI express, the 7900GS or X1950Pro would be a good choice. I think there is an AGP X1950Pro coming out, too.
post #3 of 17
If you're using the stock heatsink, then you're all fine, because I have temps in that area.
What kind of PSU (Power Supplying unit) do you have? Model, Watts, and the Amperage of your 12V rail(s) and 5V rail.

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post #4 of 17
the temp seems not too high (mine over 100 now)
hav ur card got 1 year warranty? do exchange or try to lower the clock freq
post #5 of 17
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Well if it's not over heating then something's gone wrong, I'll check the mounting, maybe it got knocked out a little, if all else fails I'll go warrenty hunting.

I'll check up the PSU stuff in a little while.
post #6 of 17
I just need the information that is on the sticker of your PSU
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Yeah, was just heading out though.

Antec 450 Watt output

AC Input 230V/5A 50HZ-60HZ

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post #8 of 17
look on the side of the PSU, how many amps are on the +12V rail(s)?
 
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post #9 of 17
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+12 1 is 15 max and 10 min

+12 2 is 17 max and 10 min
post #10 of 17
download atitool, and manually set fan speed through the settings tab
scan for artifacts while your at it
 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
80GB WD SATAII NEC 3550A DL DVD+/-RW Win XP Home HP W2007 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Digital Media Pro XClio Goodpower 500W Cooler Master Centurion 5 Logitech G5 
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i5 2400 Sapphire HD6670 LP 4GB DDR3 500GB 7200RPM 
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Windows 7 Professional 2 x Dell 2408WFP 
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