Graphics Issue... Grr!

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  1. bilmind

    bilmind Licka' Licka' High

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    Everytime I try to run Far Cry or anything in Direct 3D, my PC freezes up. Not completely but almost. The screen becomes artifact and I have to hard reboot.

    PC consists of...
    ASUS A7V8X-X MOBO - Latest 4n1 Drivers, updated BIOS
    AMB 2800+ CPU - Not OC'd
    1.5 GB PC2700 RAM
    64mb GF4 Ti4200 - NVidia 6.1.7.7 Drivers
    XP Pro, SP1, Direct X9
    120 GB WD & 80 GB MAXTOR

    I have run memtest, tried different drivers on the card, with no luck. Always does this. I haven't ran games on this PC with the new mobo (well in 6 months), but previous board Soyo Dragon with same Video card ran perfect?

    Any suggestions, is there anyway to test the video card itself?
     
  2. bilmind

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    anyone?
     
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    No comments, not even to tell me my cards a POS? :big grin:
     
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    how many sticks of ram do you have? one? two/ if two, take out one and try, if it does it still, put the other one back in, if still, do the same with another slot, if one stick, switch slots...try other ram if you have it avaliable
     
  5. bilmind

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    I have 3 sticks of 512 Kingston Ram, One is 333 and two are 400. I have removed them all and moved them around, still same results.
    I mean this only happens when I run D3D stuff. OpenGL works fine! :(
     
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    Guess I will grab an 800 XT from work and throw this one in the garbage. Hate to throw it away! Grrr!!!
     

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