New video card = crashing

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  1. invis

    invis drag them down

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    I installed a new video card (eVGA 6800GT) and memory (2x512 Crucial DDR4 PC3200) a few nights ago, and since then have been crashing a whole lot.

    Games freeze, or crash to desktop. I get the "blue screen of death" a whole lot, randomly, it seems.

    Does this sound like a power supply issue? I have a 350 watt power supply, but that's the minimum for this video card. I've tested the memory and it's fine.
     
  2. DAN513

    DAN513 OT Supporter

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    What did you test the memory with? Are you using the newest video drivers? Did you remove the old drivers? What file is the faulting file or the error when you get the BSOD?
     
  3. Missile Command Kid

    Missile Command Kid New Member

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    What do you mean by tested the memory? How intensively did you do this?

    How many amps do you have on the 12v rail(s) on your power supply?
     
  4. beave

    beave Housin Beers & Buildin Dams

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    u problably dont have enough powa get an antec powersupply better than 400 watts and ull be good 2 go
     

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