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My new 780i and 8800gts 512 (both EVGA) are malfunctioning in two different ways

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My 8800gts 512 and 780i mobo from newegg are not working with eachother! The 8800gts works in another board, while the board can use another 8800gts 512 I had ready for SLi, so both work to an extent. In addition, the motherboard justs hangs until I reset two times, and on the third time, it boots up all fine. Also the computer freezes after I enter and exit the BIOS, regardless of any changes. Help is appreciated!
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My 8800gts 512 and 780i mobo from newegg are not working with eachother! The 8800gts works in another board, while the board can use another 8800gts 512 I had ready for SLi, so both work to an extent. In addition, the motherboard justs hangs until I reset two times, and on the third time, it boots up all fine. Also the computer freezes after I enter and exit the BIOS, regardless of any changes. Help is appreciated!
are you saying it only works with your older video card? Have you changed anything in bios before you were having the freezing....or was this right out of the box?
    
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Just asking now, both cards are 8800GTS 512mb cards?
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Yeah, the motherboard works with two other ones, that same model 8800gts 512, and an 8800gts 320mb. It baffles the living hell outta me.
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Yeah, the motherboard works with two other ones, that same model 8800gts 512, and an 8800gts 320mb. It baffles the living hell outta me.
You can't SLI those two cards together btw. You can have 2x 512 G92 cards or 2x 320 G80 cards. Can't combine the two
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Woops, meant that I had two older cards, an 8800gts 320 and an 8800gts 512, and that I just ordered a second 512.
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Well to be honest I think the 780i is still buggered... I'm starting to think it is just as much as alot of the 680i's. I'm now on the second 780i board for stupid problems that should not be...
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My 8800gts 512 and 780i mobo from newegg are not working with eachother! The 8800gts works in another board, while the board can use another 8800gts 512 I had ready for SLi, so both work to an extent. In addition, the motherboard justs hangs until I reset two times, and on the third time, it boots up all fine. Also the computer freezes after I enter and exit the BIOS, regardless of any changes. Help is appreciated!
Wasn't there an update to the EVGA G92 a couple of weeks ago? Does that have anything to do with it?
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What do you mean by updates? Physical? Drivers?

The only issues I have had with my two cards locking up my computer is the fact that the default fan speed is too low. So they overheat and lock up, so I just crank the fan speeds all the way up and everything runs perfectly fine.

Also, do you have any 1 gig sticks of ram to throw in, those 2 gig sticks have been having some issues as well. Probably not related, but it is always worth a try.
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What do you mean by updates? Physical? Drivers?

The only issues I have had with my two cards locking up my computer is the fact that the default fan speed is too low. So they overheat and lock up, so I just crank the fan speeds all the way up and everything runs perfectly fine.

Also, do you have any 1 gig sticks of ram to throw in, those 2 gig sticks have been having some issues as well. Probably not related, but it is always worth a try.
I can't seem to find it right now, but there was a post somewhere on the boards here where someone posted a link out to one part or another being replaced by one from a different manufacturer? I'll edit once I find it.
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