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I think my 8800gts 320mb RAM is overheating. The game screen will start flickering black and then the entire computer crashes. There is no other artifacting occurring which makes me think it's the RAM overheating, not the core.

I was planning on pointing a fan over the RAM, but then i realised i don't know where the RAM on the card is. Is it under the heatsink or is it somewhere where i can point a fan at it?


Edited by 98uk - 6/7/08 at 1:30am
post #2 of 12
It's in an upside down U between the fan and the grills to the left.
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RMA it the only way to be sure its not another problem. Is it oced?. If it is the OC may not be stable.
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Doesn't ATi tool give a reading for the RAM temp these days? Have a look on there.
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how are your temps? i think 70s is getting near the hot zone
    
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Well, the problems started when i had it OC'd at the overclock in my sig. But, now, even at stock frequencies it sometimes occurs.

it is still running OC'd since the crashes only happen every few days, and then i can just reboot. At no load, i get the following temps (according to Everest):

GPU: 49c
GPU Diode: 59c
GPU Ambient: 46c
GPU Memory: 46c

Load - playing GRID

GPU: 66c
GPU Diode: 76-79c
GPU Ambient: 57c
GPU Memory: 66c

They don't look like dangerous temps to me?
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Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
Well, the problems started when i had it OC'd at the overclock in my sig. But, now, even at stock frequencies it sometimes occurs.

it is still running OC'd since the crashes only happen every few days, and then i can just reboot. At no load, i get the following temps (according to Everest):

GPU: 49c
GPU Diode: 59c
GPU Ambient: 46c
GPU Memory: 46c

Load - playing GRID

GPU: 66c
GPU Diode: 76-79c
GPU Ambient: 57c
GPU Memory: 66c

They don't look like dangerous temps to me?

Does this happen in many games or only when your playing GRID? Grid has multiple sound issues with Creative Soundcards.

Can cause fps slow downs, the screen to appear brown with hud still intact, it can you slap you back onto your desktop instantly. It can cause the GRID.exe to stop working. Last and indeed the worst of all, it can cause BSOD's.

If it only happens in GRID then don't worry about it, because the problem lies with the game.
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Everything, BF2, CoD4, GRID, anything lol.

The RAM temps seem to be low, but what's the difference between GPU and GPU Diode, as the latter seems high
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Very strange, as you say your temps don't look all that bad. Have you updated your drivers recently? Any software changes? Tis a strange one with those temps..
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post #10 of 12
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I've tried with multiple drivers. I was using some 174.xx XtremeG thingers, then i changed to WHQL 169.25 but now, i am using WHQL 175.16.

Just by the way the computer crashes, i believe it's a hardware issue, not software. It just locks up all of a sudden. Sometimes i have to disconnect my PC from the power for 10 mins before it will boot properly (it boots but screen stays in "no input" mode).

I changed my PSU thinking it was that from a Hiper 580w Type-R to a Corsair HX620W, but alas, the problem still exists.
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