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post #401 of 979
tried cleaning your pci slot with a brush or sumthing?

did u use ERS paper? if yes, tried removing it first.
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post #402 of 979
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It's cheaper at guitarcenter


just the op-amp that has been removed from the card?
Yeah...I want to see if it's the same as the one on my card.
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post #403 of 979
Fck this, too much work.... I'll just keep outputting the sound to my Marantz to decode!
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post #404 of 979
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but then do consider overheating as that would probably show up with crazy stuff happening on your output I bet... what was ur ambient today? any higher than normal?
nope, the past two days it has been cooler than normal..
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post #405 of 979
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tried cleaning your pci slot with a brush or sumthing?

did u use ERS paper? if yes, tried removing it first.
I will try cleaning the slot somehow..

Removing the ERS paper will be difficult without breaking it, I will save that for last.

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post #406 of 979
Damn, I still dunno wussup.

I will try it in the other rig again later tonight..

And I won't be able to pick up that canned stuff until tomorrow.

argh, even putting more heatsinks on didn't fix it!!
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post #407 of 979
if it was cooler than normal and no case fans died on you lately then forget about cooling...

clean it well with that stuff while crossing your fingers the whole time, yes I know it is hard but you have to try everything...

so what about proper power supply! power can kill ur sound... is your PSU old? did you add any expansion cards to the puter? did you OC anything lately? Did you just modify ur AntecNeoHE 550W? or did you do it a while back? is ur house/building having electrical problems?

I used to worry about my old arse building's electrical and all I did for that just to feel better was set up like this:

wall > surge protector > power conditioner > puter

the one I have is a Power Werks Power Conditioner 1610, these things are allways used on studios to flatten the signal which is known to have a negative impact on ur sound... if when u tried ur card on the other rig you were still in the same room/house/building then maybe you want to tey and go to a buddy's house instead
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post #408 of 979
Hmm, I will take that all into consideration. My PSU may be a bit outdated, but it's always beet stable. It's only 550W, but that should be enough for my rig.

Res, I did add a bit of lighting recently and I did OC my graphics card a bit.

I have surge protectors, yes, and my house is wired correctly and is not experiencing electrical problems. Bleh.

My card IS in a hot spot of my case, I don't think it gets any airflow at the top corner of he case heh..


EDIT - OOPS lol
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post #409 of 979
well I think there it is dude... you just OC'ed your Video Card...

also, I hope you just had a typo, cause if you have a 150W PSU that IS your problem, but since ur sig says 550W I bet that's what the real wattage is...

adding the lights shouldn't pull much especially if they are LEDs which I bet they are... but OC'ing a card especially a newer 7950GT with vold mods might translate to a big difference in how much the thing is pulling...

go HERE... add all your components to it but don't add the capasitor aging cause I heard from Chozart or someone like him that that is bull... you may have been at the edge and you just pushed over it...

...also try setting the card to stock speeds and reboot like so to see if it goes away
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post #410 of 979
hmm, I got 410W..

Obviously, this does not take into account my video card clocks. And also I have two LCDs and a rheobus, so I just selected all the "Other Devices" as a substitute.

I also put down two CCFLs for all my LEDs as a substitute.

I think i am fine, however, I will go ahead and disable my overclock.

rep +

Yeah, I have a 550 watt PSU..LOL, sry bout that
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