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Im having prob with my GPU. Ive used this GPU 1 year already and first time ive encountered this prob. Ive already tried re attaching it to my mobo and tried restarting pc so many times. Sometimes after loading in windows it sometimes turn off black screen then afterwards back again with blurred and red/green stripes appearing. Sometimes windows error pops-up and sometimes CCC pops up saying GPU not responding to to driver and no frequency.

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maybe try removing the old drivers and installing new ones. make sure you completely remove the old files with a driver cleaner application.
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maybe try removing the old drivers and installing new ones. make sure you completely remove the old files with a driver cleaner application.
Agreed.
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maybe try removing the old drivers and installing new ones. make sure you completely remove the old files with a driver cleaner application.
if that doesnt work you may have to RMA ur video card
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maybe try removing the old drivers and installing new ones. make sure you completely remove the old files with a driver cleaner application.
Ive already tried that before posting this thread. Didnt work also Ive tried it 3 times already and installing different types of drivers for x1650, 1 is a driver only, 2 advance driver with CCC, Hyrdravision, and the other is basic but didnt work also.
Edited by wicked07 - 5/18/08 at 10:55am
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if that doesnt work you may have to RMA ur video card
What do you mean by RMA?
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Returning it to the Manufacturer and them replacing the card ( hopefully)
My 8800GT did pretty much the same thing, my new 8800GT should be here tomorrow.
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Its kinda alright now, yesterday there were red, green and blue stripes appearing but now no more, only red and blue tiny dots all over the screen. And I cant play games yesterday, it sez unable to initalize directx or something but now it can open cod4 and other games but something odd in graphics, it has red blue dots also.
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post #9 of 23
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Actually this is the 2nd time that happens, First time it happen was 5 days ago and what I did is I just turned the pc off and after 12 hours I got back and its okay.
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post #10 of 23
Well mine stopped working because I attached an aftermarket cooler and the back bracket that you have to put on to support it touched one of the components on the back of the board.

If there are still dots on the screen i'd get in touch with ATI or the people who sold you the card (if you still have the receipt?)

I was lucky with the company I bought it off because mine was a B - Grade which meant it had already been returned once - I gotta new card out of it so I'm happy.

Good luck.
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