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post #1 of 41
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Hello,

I have a probelm with my GPU i cannot resolve. The probelm is taht under hard stress it crashes (mainly gaming, but i can also replicate this by running FurMark). The crash is unrecovarable, both screens become black (sometimes sound continues like nothing has happened), but the GPU never recovers -> forced boot.

GPU temp during crashes: usually below 85 celcious

GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6900 (only one)
PS: Corsair CX750W V2 CX (new)
Running Win 7 32 bit,
3gb ram,
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual 5600+ 2.8 GHz.

My first instict (and is till believe) the problem is that the GPU does not get enough power, but I cannot understand how the PS could not be sufficient. When the problems started, I replaced my 10 year old 500W PS with the new one, and it helped a lot. Now i can game for a few hours usually. But the crashes still occur.

So, i wish to make my computer stable so that i can game again, where do i start?

Need more info? Just ask.

Oh, and i'm a total newb.

R
Me
post #2 of 41
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Originally Posted by johan313 View Post

Hello,
I have a probelm with my GPU i cannot resolve. The probelm is taht under hard stress it crashes (mainly gaming, but i can also replicate this by running FurMark). The crash is unrecovarable, both screens become black (sometimes sound continues like nothing has happened), but the GPU never recovers -> forced boot.
GPU temp during crashes: usually below 85 celcious
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6900 (only one)
PS: Corsair CX750W V2 CX (new)
Running Win 7 32 bit,
3gb ram,
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual 5600+ 2.8 GHz.
My first instict (and is till believe) the problem is that the GPU does not get enough power, but I cannot understand how the PS could not be sufficient. When the problems started, I replaced my 10 year old 500W PS with the new one, and it helped a lot. Now i can game for a few hours usually. But the crashes still occur.
So, i wish to make my computer stable so that i can game again, where do i start?
Need more info? Just ask.
Oh, and i'm a total newb.
R
Me
How hot does the card get it could be overheating?
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post #3 of 41
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GPU temp during crashes: usually below 85 celcious. But i had crashes with temps ranging from 75-80. Usually it crashes arounf 82-84. I would assume those are normal temps?

Johan
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GPU temp during crashes: usually below 85 celcious. But i had crashes with temps ranging from 75-80. Usually it crashes arounf 82-84. I would assume those are normal temps?
Johan
They dont sound to bad when the PC crashes are anti aliasing on?
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PSU should be sufficient, I was using A corsair 750w, and had a CFX 5870 setup. What mobo?
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post #6 of 41
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My mobo is MSI: MS-7388 K9A2
post #7 of 41
I once had a problem that is similar to yours once when i used anti aliasing in games the PC would freeze crash get a BSOD or just restart after i got a new PSU i found out even with a 850 watts PSU which was way more then enough for the card it did not have enough amps on the rails so with the extra power the card would use with anti aliasing on would overload the PC and cause it to crash
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post #8 of 41
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Actually, my problem seems somehow to be connected to anti aliasing, bc in furmakr i can run long test with gpu usage at 99%, if i turn of msaa, but with full msaa it crashes almost instnatly.

I could try gaming withoout AA and see what happens, but that kinda makes it pointless to have a good GPU =(
Edited by johan313 - 12/16/12 at 9:12am
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Actually, my problem seems somehow to be connected to antia laiasing, bc in furmakr i can run long test with gpu usage at 99%, if i turn of msaa, but with full msaa it crashes almost instnatly.
I could try gaming withoout AA and see what happens, but that kinda makes it pointless to have a good GPU =(
It could be that your CX does not have enough amps on the rails to support your GPU when it uses AA but i could be wrong here
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post #10 of 41
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Tried playing with AA off -> still crashes.

Johan
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