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Edit: Rebooted, seems ok thus far. And i've made no hardware changes at all. My power supply is only 2 years old, but yeah, it seens to be the problem. It starts with a small freeze with a very loud obnoxious high pitch monotonous noise being played, then it goes to a blackscreen and REBOOTS ITSELF. http://windowsrefund.org/graphics-card/best-videocard-upgrade.php

Will Nvidia take it back without the box? Already have an account? Apr 29, 2006 #12 paranoid guy TS Rookie Posts: 420 But would running a card at...let's say 70degrees celcius burn it out within a matter of weeks/months? And can you guys suggest any higher wattage compact PSUs? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1801999/graphics-card-causing-computer-restart.html

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More resources See also Graphics Card Causing Computer to Freeze. I tought it was due to overheating, so I cleaned it interior and changed the thermal paste from both the CPU and the graphic card, but it didnt solved the problem.I I'm wondering what the problem is.

Ask a new question Read More Windows GPUs Graphics Crash Desktops Related Resources solved Graphics Card Causes Computer to Randomly Shuts Off and Requires Manual Reboot Graphics Card causes random system Not the answer you're looking for? I have no idea if it is also a problem on Nvidia cards, but you might want to look into it Thanks for the reply!I just checked to see if everything Computer Restarts When Playing Games Last edited by Bad-Motha; 7 Dec, 2013 @ 3:18am #13 Vanders View Profile View Posts 7 Dec, 2013 @ 4:57am The WEI worked fine this time after completing the first two

So I think we can be reasonably confident that in this case it was in fact my PSU, even though it was 650W. Graphics Card Keeps Crashing And Recovering CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Oh yes the OS does affect the PSU. dig this After updating with Gigabyte's driver it works flawless.

Does latex protect against acids? ¿Autorresponder va con doble ere o una erre? Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure Windows 10 it says the same for every unexpected shutdown. solved Playing Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn causing computer to restart. Skyrim still causes the system to shutdown intermittently, but not nearly as often.

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After installing that I'm able to run the various benchmarking tests and play Skyrim without it shutting down. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/can-a-damaged-videocard-cause-a-system-reboot.49093/ My computer shut down and then restart when i play heavy graphic games! Computer Keeps Restarting After Installing New Graphics Card After this if your resolution is not correct, u can adjust that later. Graphics Card Shuts Down Computer final edit: It was the PSU.

So yes an over heating gpu will cause a pc to restart especially windows xp systems. http://windowsrefund.org/graphics-card/can-graphics-cards-be-damaged-by-other-components.php Oct 1, 2008 Videocard for new system Oct 9, 2006 Help deciding on a videocard Oct 22, 2006 pick me out a videocard... I figure it's mostly likely my PSU, however, it's 650W so I figure that would be enough. Using the site is easy and fun. Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure

And i have tried the latest drivers. esreverDec 30, 2011, 5:58 AM you'd probably just want to test another psu with your system to see if it works.as for the downclock, it should effect anything unless your card Has anyone had their computer restart due to a failed video card? http://windowsrefund.org/graphics-card/best-videocard-for-intel-machines-ati.php In the end, I bought an NVidia card and never had the issue again.My best guess is either a bad chip on the board (Gl finding/fixing that) or some compatibility issue

Also worth noting, is that if the fan died, then just getting it spinning may not be enough, as it may not be getting up to speeds high enough to move Gpu-z Download MSI afterburner causes my PC to crash when shuting down and when running graphically intensive games. Ask a new question Read More Graphics Cards Graphics Related Resources Computer causing internet to be slow on entire network.

i know how to heatsink the cpu.

Although my concern is if it is not the gpu just going bad then i'm throwing money away for nothing and the problem would persist with the new gpu. Skyrim may have config files tied to your old card... onemiguelJan 7, 2012, 4:53 AM I would recommend running some kind of tool like HWINFO to log your stats while you play and that was when you do crash, you can Gpu Stress Test As opposed to how ASUS, Gigabyte, or other brands tend to do theirs with a large 2 or 3 fanned cooler.And a 290X is on par with GTX 780, so yea

When it detected the overheating from the gp it restarted the pc to protect the components within the system. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's GreenDutchAlienDec 28, 2011, 3:21 AM Did you remove the old AMD drivers ( with driversweeper or something similar ) ? http://windowsrefund.org/graphics-card/black-screen-installing-new-videocard.php Quite a few non Intel Chip Set M'Board have issues with Video Cards.

One more reboot and the screen just stayed blank after the BIOS. by Spitfire_Sysop ยท 5 years ago In reply to Why is my new graphics ca ... GreenDutchAlienDec 28, 2011, 4:10 AM I don't believe reinstalling windows would help, you would be using the same drivers which you are using now.I see you have a gigabyte factory oc'd i did it when i installed it 2 years ago and it ran fine.

Is progress possible in an infinite maze? I figured I would test this. R9 290X runs hot as hell and if you have small case with bad ventilation it will overheat and shut the PC down to protect the card. Apr 28, 2006 #5 eazy_duz_em TS Rookie Posts: 102 Well Vid card temp offen go High..very high..try replacing the heatsink with a PRO one..a high end vid card cooler.

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