Problems with a 9800pro

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  1. RobertY3K

    RobertY3K Pentacampeão

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    my system specs:

    soyo mobo
    xp 2400
    kingston 512ddr
    wd 80gb hd

    and ofcourse the ati card, my problem is when i;m playing a game, sometimes it will just freeze up and the VPU recover window comes up. happens when i'm playing mvp2004 ALL the time after a while, and sometimes right away. i'm playing farcry and rarely gives me troubles, it just did it with doom3. i have no idea what it could be, i have swapped between 3 memory sticks, some 3200, and one 2700 with now change. i'm beginning to think that it could be a compatibility problem, and the only thing i could think of is the mobo but i;m not really a pro at this.

    what do u guys think it could be? and if someone is running this card with an xp cpu and having no troubles.....what mobo are u using??? i swear to god i'll go out and buying if it means no more fuck ups during gameplay :rant2:

    help :wtc:
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    what kind of sound card?
     
  3. RobertY3K

    RobertY3K Pentacampeão

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    integrated on the mobo
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    you try using different drivers?
     
  6. RobertY3K

    RobertY3K Pentacampeão

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    yeah its the same with any driver, either outdated or up to date.

    i just went out and bought a asus deluxe, switch it for my soyo, so far no problems, crossing fingers and knocking on wood.
     
  7. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Dual monitors? I found that Doom3 will quit after 5 minutes while running dual monitors.

    However, I haven't gotten out the laser temp finder to find out if I'm simply overheating the card or not.

    Edit: Or I could read the rest of the thread :o Lemme know how that goes.
     
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    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

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    had some problems running games with my mobo audio. Have a soundblaster audigy i might stick in to try and fix the problem. My motherboard audio hisses a bit too
     
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    RobertY3K Pentacampeão

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    i love this mobo, it is GREAT, it comes with nVidia dolby digital 5.1 APU and nVidia nforce2 ultra 400, i used to get glitching sound in doom3 when walking through doors or when saving, it would get an echo that lasted for a few seconds.........it is no more. it kicks the shit out of this soyo kt600 i had before, games play flawlessly, no overheating apparently, dual lan, and s-ata ready, so i'll be on the market for a new hd just for gaming and make the current ide wd my op sys and apps hd.

    i was thinking somewhere along the lines of this, since i dont like ALL the games out there, only a selected few:

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=576587&CatId=1384

    i would recomend the asus a7n8x-e deluxe to anyone who is into gaming on a budget. :bowdown:
     

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