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Hi guys I'm having troubles with my display driver. I've got a powercolour 5970, operating system is windows 7 64bit. I'm getting lock ups 5 mins after windows is loaded. No matter what version driver I use. I have to do a hard reset everytime. I don't think the card is defected because it doesn't happen when there is no display driver installed. I've tried doing the change 2d profile trick but no luck. Right I'm doing a clean format and see how it goes. Any ideas?

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what if u reset everything to stock?
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Have you checked your powersupply? That'd be one of the first things I'd check...along with your video card.
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Yeah the card is on stock not overclocked. Psu is xfx 850w modular black edition which is brand new as well.
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cpu at stock?
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Nah dude, overclocked to 4ghz but I'm 24 hour prime95 stable and 20 linx passes. Ok, just reinstalled windows and ccc 10.5. Had one lock up, rebooted and no problems right now. Running kombustor for stabilty.

Update: PC froze again a few minutes later>

Update 2: returned the card to the shop and they tested it. After half an hour the guy said there was no problem. (they were running furmark). The guy was about to shut down the computer and give me the card back then all of the sudden boom! driver not responding and then it started artifacting. Then the guy said "Ok, i'll give you a new card". hehehe.

Running the replacement card now with 10.5 driver and everything is running smoothly.
Edited by pujo - 6/8/10 at 11:04pm
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