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Hello,

my Gigabyte HD 6970 is giving me crashes or freezes where the game stops and the sound loops for some seconds and then resumes, it can also lock down the pc.

At first i thought it could be temperature issues, so i took apart my PC and cleaned it, issues where still happening, then I formated and reinstalled windows, and the issue still happens.

I cant even play CS Source, the crash/freeze can happen 1 or 2 mins into a game or maybe 30 mins in, however, it always happens.


Could this be caused by a bottleneck? is my GPU dying?






Im going to start a OCCT GPU test right now and i will post results later.

if you can think of any test i should run that would give you information about the issue please let me know.

Any help is appreciated.

cheers
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Do you have a secondary rig you could test the card in, easiest way to track down a gpu problem if you ask me thumb.gif
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im sorry i took so long to answer, i had an "emergency".

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Do you have a secondary rig you could test the card in, easiest way to track down a gpu problem if you ask me thumb.gif

no, i do not have another computer, i do have an old GPU, a 4890, should try to install that one and see what happens?


here are the results of a OCCT GPU test, does everything look fine?

maybe this is an issue with the power supply?
Edited by BreakDown - 3/26/13 at 2:03am
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