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GPU and RAM interaction

Oct 28, 2016 7:52AM PDT

I seem to be getting the same problem that most people are having, the display being black but the computer gets through the post setup. And the solution every time was to reseat either the RAM, GPU or sometimes both (well more often than not).

My question is, is there some interaction between the RAM and GPU that may/will cause problems if the PC is not shutdown properly, or in some cases even when shutting down normally.

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There was a recent back and forth on this.
Oct 28, 2016 9:45AM PDT
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PC Specs
Oct 28, 2016 10:08AM PDT
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The PSU appears to be split rail 18A per rail.
Oct 28, 2016 10:23AM PDT

That's not good and can cause start up issues.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5699/nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-review/19 shows a total that if we do that math, that dual rail PSU is not a good choice.

Talk to this PC's maker about a SINGLE RAIL PSU with 50 or 100 more Watts.

As to the Speccy, as expected, Origin is running and there are prior discussions about shutdown woes. Try logging out as a test about that.

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Oct 28, 2016 11:14AM PDT

I see, thanks for the help. When I get the dosh to get a new PSU I'll see if the problem persist.

Thanks again.

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