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ok so i got my video card today (evga 6800gs) and i have it installed and the latest drivers i can find for it, but when i play games its laggy and seems to skip frames every few seconds or so,it did this with the older drivers that came with the card and the new ones.... i even overclocked it and unlocked it to 16/6 pipes, still lagged, then i have tried it back at stock settings and turned down settings in game and it still happens. what could be the cause of this and what are some possible solutions?

thanks for any input!
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Hmm.... have you restarted your computer after installing the driver?, ......

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download the latest drivers from nvidia.com
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post #4 of 27
Call customer service and talk to them. They will send you a new one.
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i have restarted like 10 times, reinstalled twice in safe mode using driver cleaner.... and i have the latest drivers from guru3d, the drivers dont work from nvidia or evga... check my other thread here scroll down to about the middle to where i ask about the problems....
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anyone??? please
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post #7 of 27
Could it be the PSU?

I am not a true beliver of Antec PSU, I've had 2 died on me, 1 that I don't trust at all right now and will ditch soon.

I would suggest getting a beefier PSU. I got mine today and it's clocked at 490/1100 from the 425/1000 reference and so far I have not had a single issue with the video card. Played F.E.A.R. perfectly fine at 1280x960 and some stuff at maximum, fssa @ 4x no problems to report

I have a gut feeling it could be the PSU, not saying it is but it could be.
post #8 of 27
How many amps do you get on the +12v Rail? I believe you should have over 18 amps on the +12v rail for that graphics card may be 24 but if it is lower than 18 the lag may be caused by stability issues..
post #9 of 27
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i have 23 on the 12v rail...
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post #10 of 27
The only way to know its not the card is to replace it with another identical card and see if the same thing happens.
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