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constant lockup/reset

by drudgetoiler / July 3, 2007 9:16 AM PDT

rosewill 600w powersupply is Enough power
7900gtx will not play any games and locks up and resets constantly!
there have been times where computer switched to 256 colors and said nv4_disp stopped functioning correctly ONLY when Windows media player was the only app running!
nvidia control panel reports GPU temp has never topped over 59degrees...
so, im thinking BIOS issue but it could be RMA time, any other suggestions?(dont even tell me its a driver prob.,been there done ALL)

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Try a trick of mine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2007 10:11 AM PDT
In reply to: constant lockup/reset

If your BIOS has a setting to set the AGP rate to 1x or 2x try that. It can help avoid motherboard replacements.

Bob

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video card displays but wont play
by geezer10 / July 4, 2007 3:26 PM PDT
In reply to: constant lockup/reset

sounds like the 3d chips on the graphics card aren't getting juice.
couple of ideas
1. check both auxilary power connectors
- 4pin on motherboard
- 6pin (sometimes) on back of graphics card
2. start swapping stuff
- try a less beefy graphics card,
- DRAM causes half of problems - try different slots, 1 stick only
- PSU even rosewill occasionally ships a bad one

good luck

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