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Whenever i play GTA IV, it eventually crashes to a blank screen. Several seconds later i lose sound also, and my system indicator lights on my case go off. To clarify, this game was purchased from Steam, and is updated fully. My HD6850 is overclocked to 850mhz/1200mhz (Core/Mem) and i have the latest driver and CCC version.

Halp!

PS: My system is stable, according to Prime95, OCCT and SuperPI.
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Is your GPU clock stable? The tests you did are CPU related.
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this game likes to crash on me a lot too
but to the desktop
with a fatal error message

are your oc stable
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Yes it is, i routinely play TF2 on high settings (Not demanding i know, but is still fine) I was referring to the OCCT GPU Test
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What's the wattage on your power supply?
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500w, i'm looking at replacing it within a month. Is it inadequate?
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Quote:
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500w, i'm looking at replacing it within a month. Is it inadequate?
what's the model
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500w, i'm looking at replacing it within a month. Is it inadequate?
What is the model? A good 500 W power supply will be enough to power your computer.
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Its pretty useless, it's a CoolerMaster that game with my Elite 310

RS-500-PCAR-J3
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Its pretty useless, it's a CoolerMaster that game with my Elite 310

RS-500-PCAR-J3
this it?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171031



EDIT: lol epic typo on newegg it say it has 218amps on the 12v rail
little on the skimpy side IMO
it should do
but I'm not 100% sure of it
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/12/11 at 3:32am
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