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It being my video card.....My display just crashed to darkness. I had been racing for about an hour, then my game crashed, so I decided to scan for artifacts and about 7 minutes into it the display crashed. I actually ran the artifact scanner for 40 minutes yesterday at the same speeds with no problem? Temp. only got up to 57 degrees while racing and I haven't seen more than 69 degrees when scanning.........It booted back up fine.
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LOL I dont know why you would have to run atitool for 40 minutes but whatever, besides that, if the card is crashing now, the ram maybe going bad because of the overclock and stress, or it could be a core, your PSU also might be slowly dieing do to the stress as well. You could try to clean the current drivers and re-install them, but if this doesnt help, Id say your card needs to be clocked back down, or try another PSU if possible. Chances are the card is dieing or the PSU is dieing.
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Is your card getting enough VDIMM?
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I think its either VDIMM or just GPU speed. For example, I can push my Core higher but it ends up crashing after an hour of gaming.
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Sudden crashes are usually but not always GPU failures. Memory errors usually corrupt up horribly before dying.

With my core at 760... and benches at 780 I'm very very sure of this trend to a 98% surety.
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post #6 of 9
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thanks alot guys I had it set to 550/621.....stock was 520/540 . I think I'll try 540/590, and quit pushing it so hard.Ohh and what is VDIMM? The card is less than a week old.
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vdimm is the same as vdimm on your mainboard, the voltage to your ram.
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I have a 400 W PSU, but I have hooked 2 additional fans into the system. Probably just too high of a core.
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Yup, backing off to 530 might even be necessary.
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