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well i got my E6400 to 3.4 stable, and opened up ati tool to screw around a bit. i noticed that it wasnt running the fan override at 100% unless i had ati tool open so i told it to start with windows and load default profile.

i then thought, hell i might as well overclock it some its runnin at 40C and i know these things can get to like 80-90C, but i have no idea about overclocking vid cards. so i chose the find max core and it popped up a box complaining about the memory being overclocked, which it wasnt so i just hit ok and bam, screen went all green.

so this ofcourse caused me to freak out and shut the computer off with the power button. i turned it back on and when i got to the login screen the mouse was all screwy. i would move the mouse like a mm and the pointer would move about 3 inches across the screen. so it took some manipulation but i finally was able to click on the user and type my pass in. once it got to the desktop however the screen went completely black. so is ati tool still tryin to find the max core? should i leave it alone? should i go back to stock? what do i do, i hope i didnt just fry any components.

incase you dont look at my specs below its a HIS X1950Pro, the 256mb version.

edit: i just got the comp runnin incase it is doin its max core thing and it will miraculously come back. should i shut it off?
    
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post #2 of 6
ATItool wont try to find the max core once it restarts it will only work while the program is running and only as long as you do it in that instance. Any overclock can cause a core to fry, but what you described ATItool doing is weird because it should be a progressive thing not all at once. I would pop over to techpowerup.com and post your question there. If you have ATItool set to auto run at startup or auto load a profile it could have gone buggy but again there is a chance you borked something; the x1950 is supported in beta only i think. I am not supposed to condone this but your card is still warantied just don't mention what caused the issue just that it started all of a sudden.

Flame me if you will but I feel everyone is entitled to a couple newbie mistakes.

Edit
:Not to say your a newb but even the most experienced of us make simple mistakes at times.
    
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post #3 of 6
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yea i dont see how it would have fried the core that quickly, i mean i probably shouldnt have shut it off when it went all green but ima noob and i freaked out. ill go post at techpowerup and see what comes of it and post back here.
    
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post #4 of 6
If you restart it's suppose to load the default speeds again! Anyway...good luck on fixing it
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ATiTool is a mess. And I think your vid card still isn't supported by it just FYI.
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post #6 of 6
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welp got it fixed, not entirely sure how. if your havin a similar problem go ahead and give this thread a read

http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=23144
    
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