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post #1 of 11
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This is my new built:
CPU
q6600 G0
Motherboard
Asus P5k-e
Memory
1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667
Graphics Card
Diamond Viper Radeon HD 2600XT
Hard Drive
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata
Sound Card
Stock
Power Supply
Antec TruePower 550
Case
Antec 300
CPU cooling
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro
OS
Windows XP PRO
Monitor
DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17"

So far I have not updated any Windows package. Would be nice if someone can PM some good links for those. SP3, and etc.

THIS IS MY PROBLEM:

After installing the latest drivers for my video card. When running movies that requires codec, or running Counter Strike Source Stress Test, the monitor would black out and go into power saving mode. However, the sound and etc is still there. After uninstalling the latest drivers and keeping it VGA generic it would stop. What would happen is the video would freeze under certain programs like Windows Media player, however it would work on Media Classic Player.

HELP
Edited by korr2221 - 6/2/08 at 12:11pm
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q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
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Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
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post #2 of 11
You sure the computer isn't crashing?
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post #3 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by low strife View Post
You sure the computer isn't crashing?

yes.... there is no blue screen, it goes into like sleep mode, because when i press the monitor it says its in power saving mode move the mouse or something to get it back up but it wont go back up...

the sound is still playing, but the screen is on power saving mode! i've turned off the system prop > restore + etc > turned off the retstart option
Edited by korr2221 - 6/1/08 at 3:53pm
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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post #4 of 11
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someone help?
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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post #5 of 11
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iI've noticed a pattern.. there's certain software the video card doesn't like or something... like when i run the video stress test on Counter Strike Source or when I play a video on media player classic (any video off my usb external harddrive), it doesn't work, however everything else is good....
Edited by korr2221 - 6/1/08 at 3:52pm
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
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post #6 of 11
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OS NameMicrosoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate
Version6.0.6000 Build 6000
Other OS Description Not Available
OS ManufacturerMicrosoft Corporation
System NameHONG2221-PC
System ManufacturerSystem manufacturer
System ModelP5K-E
System TypeX86-based PC
ProcessorIntel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, 2394 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/DateAmerican Megatrends Inc. 1013, 3/21/2008
SMBIOS Version2.4
Windows DirectoryC:\\Windows
System DirectoryC:\\Windows\\system32
Boot Device\\Device\\HarddiskVolume2
LocaleUnited States
Hardware Abstraction LayerVersion = "6.0.6000.16386"
User Namehong2221-PC\\hong2221
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory2,046.50 MB
Available Physical Memory1.28 GB
Total Virtual Memory4.23 GB
Available Virtual Memory3.36 GB
Page File Space2.29 GB
Page FileC:\\pagefile.sys


---- hardware profile

OS NameMicrosoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate
Version6.0.6000 Build 6000
Other OS Description Not Available
OS ManufacturerMicrosoft Corporation
System NameHONG2221-PC
System ManufacturerSystem manufacturer
System ModelP5K-E
System TypeX86-based PC
ProcessorIntel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, 2394 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/DateAmerican Megatrends Inc. 1013, 3/21/2008
SMBIOS Version2.4
Windows DirectoryC:\\Windows
System DirectoryC:\\Windows\\system32
Boot Device\\Device\\HarddiskVolume2
LocaleUnited States
Hardware Abstraction LayerVersion = "6.0.6000.16386"
User Namehong2221-PC\\hong2221
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory2,046.50 MB
Available Physical Memory1.28 GB
Total Virtual Memory4.23 GB
Available Virtual Memory3.36 GB
Page File Space2.29 GB
Page FileC:\\pagefile.sys
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 11
Thread Starter 
well forget it, i've installed xp pro back on. bye bye vista. everything is working great now. peace!
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
nevermind, the problem persists even in xp pro. it happens after i install the latest drivers.
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
uppin
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 11
Thread Starter 
i've installed vista, and updated the drivers, bam during certain games, and movies with codecs the monitor goes into power saving mode and blacks out and the only way i could get it back is shut down manually

clean install of xp pro, update drivers, same happen...

uninstall the driver, it doesn't black out but the spec. media player freezes under the generic vga drivers
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
Henry I
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 G0 Asus P5K-E ASUS EN8500GT SILENT MAGIC 1 x 2gb CRUCIAL / CT25664AA667 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 160 gb 7200 Sata Seagate 250 IDE Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Bit DELL 1708 FP 1708FP 17" 
PowerCase
Antec TruePower 550 Antec 300 
  hide details  
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