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...but my computer doesn't seem to want me too. I can game for hours and do everything I want on it but fold. It locks up and I have to force shut it down before it can finish one WU. I have tried everything to figure out the problem to no avail. It seems to lock up faster if I am not actively using the computer. Just got my new revision motherboard and the problem still persists. Anyone have any ideas?
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post #2 of 30
Buy a used 8800

Im no expert but from what I understand most cpu's and ati gpu's dont fold well. 8800's are fairly cheap and seems to be great performers.
Edited by Tw34k - 3/23/11 at 11:54pm
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Could be a unstable overclock. try running at stock.
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post #4 of 30
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It used to do it at stock clock too. I will try it again to see if it does it. It will run Prime95 for hours at this clock though
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How many hours? 24? If not, then it isn't stable.
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post #6 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tw34k View Post
Buy a used 8800
Not the best bang for buck card, its best to grab a GTS 450.

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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Could be a unstable overclock. try running at stock.
Agreed, its most likely unstable.
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post #7 of 30
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Originally Posted by Xcrunner View Post
It used to do it at stock clock too. I will try it again to see if it does it. It will run Prime95 for hours at this clock though
hmmm are you running it as administrator? Also are you using compatibility mode? If not try XP SP3 it works for me.
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post #8 of 30
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It can be unstable even if I can play games for hours on it without and lock ups? What happens if it does it at stock?
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post #9 of 30
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Quote:
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hmmm are you running it as administrator? Also are you using compatibility mode? If not try XP SP3 it works for me.
No i am not running it as admin or in compatibility mode. Should I be?
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Quote:
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No i am not running it as admin or in compatibility mode. Should I be?
Run as Admin if that doesnt work try compatability mode + Admin.
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