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only running 1 of the 4850's sadly I have owned the two of these for over a year and never got to see the awesomeness of crossfire, I know a 500watt just isnt enough, plus the heat just one of these things puts out is enough for my case.. 60C at idle and 80C full load... with 2 extra fans pointing on it in a HAF 932 case... I just dont understand
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I'll jump back to 1.8 give it a shot,

I only crash during games.. again the only this PC is meant to do.

gentlemen is on his way to pick up my ram, I will be purchasing something someone else in this thread is using, most likely OCZ it seems.

next im selling both my 4850's to try and get a new GPU.

@ rains
im using an old 500 watt antec which was running my old build just fine.

On a side note... I have no crashes or any issues whats so ever in windows xp..... it has only been Windows 7 I attended PDXlan 15 in Feb and actually reformatted to xp for the weekend so as to not crash!! went splendidly, come back to Windows 7 BAM!!! punch to the crotch every time I try and launch a game...

Why OCN gods WHY
What games are you running? Have you tried running them XP compatibility mode and as administrator? Also maybe that old PSU isn't giving the goods like it once was and I agree with you selling the 4850's. Go with 5770 or better. JMO
    
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Ya I agree on the GPU and the PSU, but im broke, and text books sell slowly.

As for games... wait for it.... TorchLight RATED BEST GAME FOR A NETBOOK

Seriously, I crash out of that game alot. also played some Dragon Age Origins and Allods online just recently.

but I have always had a lingering suspicion its my GPU because randomly talking to NPC's would flair up my GPU fan, no real reason, just talking to NPC's and stuff. I dont ever recall having crashes either when I was using my friends HIS 5770.. I really think its the fact Windows 7 is DX11 and my gpu is old ballz.. there has to be some kind of compatibility issue.
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Ya I agree on the GPU and the PSU, but im broke, and text books sell slowly.

As for games... wait for it.... TorchLight RATED BEST GAME FOR A NETBOOK

Seriously, I crash out of that game alot. also played some Dragon Age Origins and Allods online just recently.

but I have always had a lingering suspicion its my GPU because randomly talking to NPC's would flair up my GPU fan, no real reason, just talking to NPC's and stuff. I dont ever recall having crashes either when I was using my friends HIS 5770.. I really think its the fact Windows 7 is DX11 and my gpu is old ballz.. there has to be some kind of compatibility issue.
I hear ya on the money thing. I really don't think it's just DX11. I was dual booting between Win 7 and Vista Ultimate (32 bit) with a HD 3850 AGP and had no problems, just mediocre game video quality. My first guess would be that PSU. Gaming brings out devil for power stress and the 4850 requires two 6pin connectors. Correct? That's probably why you had no trouble with the 5770, less power requirements= one 6pin connector and PSUs do get weaker with time.
    
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Those temps do seem a bit high, especially in a decent case. Do you automatically run the GPU fan or do you manually set it? I've got a 4890 Toxic and it's cooling system is a tad different, so I can't compare, but my temps are 35-45C (100%fan speed vs a 38%fan speed) idle with a 60C load in an Antec 902 case, stock fans set on low/med.
    
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manually set the fan to 65%

ok New issue fellas, so I sold that G.skill and plugged in this stuff
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148187

Now!! 1 stick works at a time, 2 sticks and my PC wont even start up, im using the first Blue DIMM slot, whats going on here?

Edit/Update With one stick in I manually set volts to 1.9!!! as its what says is stock for these things... this is scary as hell, is it safe? I got both sticks working...
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manually set the fan to 65%

ok New issue fellas, so I sold that G.skill and plugged in this stuff
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148187

Now!! 1 stick works at a time, 2 sticks and my PC wont even start up, im using the first Blue DIMM slot, whats going on here?
Well for one it's PC 16000. Use the 1 stick go into your bios and try and set it at 1333. If that works then put in stick #2 and see if it boots. Also the very top review on newegg states compatibility issues with this ram and board. I hope you get it figured out.
    
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rofl, I pulled it out of a friends closet.. 1.9v in the bios got them both running.

Also I passed a 3dmark06 with no issues and scored almost the same score I did with 4gigs of ram vs the 2gigs I have now... does 3dmark not really test ram or what. The G.skill I just sold passed memtests just fine.. what gives.

going to try and play some games now, see if I crash.
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rofl, I pulled it out of a friends closet.. 1.9v in the bios got them both running.

Also I passed a 3dmark06 with no issues and scored almost the same score I did with 4gigs of ram vs the 2gigs I have now... does 3dmark not really test ram or what. The G.skill I just sold passed memtests just fine.. what gives.

going to try and play some games now, see if I crash.
If that's what they are rated for, then it's quite safe. I run mine at 1.95V and they still run pretty cool, although one stick may get a little warm when stressed.
    
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If that's what they are rated for, then it's quite safe. I run mine at 1.95V and they still run pretty cool, although one stick may get a little warm when stressed.
Generaly,phenoms prefer lower voltage ram,around the 1.6-1.7v mark,puts less stress on the IMC,when looking at ram,most ram designed for AMD cpu's are rated LV,low voltage.
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