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It seems that all my games crash due to a blah blah driver has crashed windows has rrestored it. Happens every 30 minutes with league of legends and team fortress 2. Its like at most a year old, its pretty dusty idk if that means anything. I'm starting to think its the GPU or RAM at this point. I have an older driver because I thought going back might fix it but it did not.
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It seems that all my games crash due to a blah blah driver has crashed windows has rrestored it. Happens every 30 minutes with league of legends and team fortress 2. Its like at most a year old, its pretty dusty idk if that means anything. I'm starting to think its the GPU or RAM at this point. I have an older driver because I thought going back might fix it but it did not.
Think you should try:

1)Install the latest drivers
2)Swap your PSU b/c the recommend power wattage for your video card is 450 and I don't believe Sunbeam is a good brand for PSUs
3)Buy an air duster and clean your video card, it may be over heating


Let me know if any of that helps
    
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I think its a software bug because I have been running the 4850 like this for a while now and it usually runs perfectly.
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Drivers crashes = system (vid) unstable.
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I think its a software bug because I have been running the 4850 like this for a while now and it usually runs perfectly.
If you believe it's a software bug then there's nothing you can do about it b/c it'll either be the game or the driver. You already tried reinstalling a different driver and it didn't work. This would mean it's the game's fault. So the only viable option is to stop playing that game.
    
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I think its a software bug because I have been running the 4850 like this for a while now and it usually runs perfectly.
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Its definitely a hardware bug, either my video card or my PSU. I just orderded a nice OCZ 600w power supply.

I also just got a hyper transport flood. Does this mean something overheated or crashed due to poor power?
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