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3 cards in a row are now dysfunctional. I dont understand what the problem is.8800gt no display,Hd 3870 worked for a few hours, and this x1950xt artifacting in windows.Whats causing this? Is it my pci-express lane?Or am i that unlucky.
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post #2 of 5
Probably your mobo

Maybe test your cards on a friend's computer to see if it's the cards or not
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They work for a while but after some time there is no more display.This x1950xt i got off ebay was probably defective. It had an abnormal smell when i opened it, kind of like burnt plastic.It artifacted upon start up. I set the fan to %100 to see if it would help, and than played cod4 for about a minute before it crashed.After that point it never worked again.
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you have got your pcie bus locked to 100MHz havnt you ???

try the cards in a different computer
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 6/11/08 at 1:33pm
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try a regular pci card, if that works then its ur pcie slot
    
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