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This is a repost, sorry



SO today ive been playing ALOT of games. My comp ran UT and GW perfectly. I joined the OCN BF2 server and all the textures were black, so i said no biggie just a warcats issue. I ran around for a minute to see if it cleared up at all and it did sorta. Then ventrilo crashed and thing went to hell from there.

1. Vent Crashed
2. BF2 is now running fine
3. I minimized to find all sorts of desktop colour distortions
4. tried to reconect to vent, it crashed again
5. went ot hit Restart and my screen went black
6. restartedcomp to notice that the screen goes black about 45 seconds after mt steam thing pops up

Also, i restarted it when that happened and at POST my screen is waving back and forth like water. Card temps werent an issue, because as of minimizing when vent crashed the temps were 68 core 76 volt reg. Card WAS NOT oc'ed due to my room being like 90 ambient..

Any ideas, Bad PSU? bad card9Jeez i hope not) ? bad something else?
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post #2 of 7
68 is kinda hot dontcha think?
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post #3 of 7
That's a CoolerMaster PSU right? Those are decent quality, but you could get better.
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post #4 of 7
Wow the post screen is waving around? I think the only thing that can do that is your monitor.

In my experiance, when you have lots of very wierd problems it's best to look to your PSU first, as power issues are not usually overtly obvious and cause your hardware to do strange things.

If the PSU checks out, I would definatly run memtest and perhaps orthos to test the stability of your RAM (and CPU).

Black textures are generally a driver issue, as artifacts tend to be random deviations.
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I cant really test with orthos becasue my screen goes black after a moment or so, but couldnt the wavy screen mean my card is getting very bad, dirty power?
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post #6 of 7
Resit your graphics card and make sure the connection is firm.
Reconnect the cable to the monitor.
Reinstall the drivers if need be...
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post #7 of 7
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Well, i got it fixed. It was a combination of alot of small things. Loose card, bad powerstrip, a deskfan and for the BF2 issues it was the warcats.

Rep+ for all you
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