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Every single time I try to play a game, whether it be a high end game or a game that I could play on my old Dell it freezez and crashes after 5 minutes. All I get is the No signal screen 3 times where my keyboard doesnt respond or anything and then it resets my hardware acceleration.

I've tried;

.Different drivers
.Temps are more then fine
.Different games
.Reformatting and re-installing windows

I think i've just given up all hope and I think it's broken, so I will have to cancel my LOTRO subscription seeing as this is gonna take me a month or two to get the cash for a new card. .

Great no gaming for 2 months...yipee.

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hmmm... if you've tried all of that.... make sure your bios is updated. if not that then reformat... i would and if you already did that, its a part which i have no idea what it could be...
    
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Are you running Vista?
    
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I've done a reformatt on my HDD and re-installed windows. I can't find the number on my mobo to see if I need new BIOS for my mobo, but everything else works so it can't be the BIOS..or can it?
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Which games? And how old is your video card?
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Are you running Vista?
XP Pro.

EDIT: @ Yraen - LOTR Online, Oblivion, NHRA Top Fuel Thunder, Harry Potter 3..
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i would reformat.. sounds like the easiest solution from what you've already tried

EDIT: so wait its working or no? You said you reformated it ..
    
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i would reformat.. sounds like the easiest solution from what you've already tried
I already have.
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Hey, hold up... I have the x1800xt and my temps were not ok... I had to reseat the stock cooler with AS5... Get ATi tool and make sure your temps are around 65-85 (idle to load). I had the same problem...
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Hey, hold up... I have the x1800xt and my temps were not ok... I had to reseat the stock cooler with AS5... Get ATi tool and make sure your temps are around 65-85 (idle to load). I had the same problem...
My temps are OK though , 52 degrees idle with fan on 100 percent, 60-64 under load.
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