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Hey,

First of all the specs:

i5-3570
Point of View GTX580 1.5GB
16GB DDR3 HyperX Fury 1866Mhz
Asrock B75M-GL

Things were running fine until today when I was launching up Minecraft.
After a few minutes on the main menu, I started getting display driver crashes.
I installed the newest NVidia drivers, Java was up to date.

After a few more tries it continued happening and now it won't even boot into Windows anymore (Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, latest build).
I noticed that during booting up, I'm seeing something unusual, nothing I've seen it do before:


After getting to the Windows logo, my monitor just goes into standby mode and the PC restarts itself after 10-15 seconds and it starts all over again.

Plugging my monitor into the onboard DVI slot and removing the video card seems to fix the problem.
I suppose that means my video card is dead?
Being able to fix the issue would be greatly appreciated, replacing the card is something I can't really afford right now.


Regards,

Lukas
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try the onboard graphics and see if it does it.

you did

sounds like a dead dying gpu.
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Yeah, that's what I thought...

Any ideas for a replacement? Was thinking of a 750Ti, would go AMD too if there are better alternatives...
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You could look for a used 7970, they go for relatively cheap prices in most places, although I'm not sure of the Austrian GPU market. smile.gif

In the mean time, you could try baking the 580.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by p4inkill3r View Post

You could look for a used 7970, they go for relatively cheap prices in most places, although I'm not sure of the Austrian GPU market. smile.gif

In the mean time, you could try baking the 580.

this.

a 280x or 7970 is still very relevant.
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I just wish the used marked would be better here...
Cheapest used 7970 I found (on ebay even) is almost 200€ with more than 1 day left biggrin.gif
280X doesn't look a lot better either, close to 200€.

I really only do light gaming so I'll probably just get a new 750Ti TwinFrozr for 135€ or an Asus 750Ti OC for 124€ and call it a day.

Thank you both for your suggestions though!
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