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1answer
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Graphics card not working even with the latest drivers?

I have a new laptop Acer Travelmate P-255 MG which had linpus Linux on it, and has a graphics card: Name: AMD Radeon 8750M Vendor ID: 1002 Devicde ID: 6600 I installed Windows 7 x64 on it, and I ...
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Can this be something else than a defect graphic card?

Since a few days I'm experiencing strong issues with my ATI Radeon HD 7870. Often while playing games my two monitors turn into weird artefacts (with ongoing music for a moment) and then stay like ...
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0answers
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Upgraded Graphics Card, Wireless Not Fully Working

I just upgraded my graphics card on my desktop. My wireless no longer fully works. I have already ensured that that the card has sufficient power; manufacturer suggests min 750w and thats what I have. ...
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1answer
137 views

Checking if NVIDIA graphic card crashes due to an underpowered PSU

I've started playing some newer games lately and encountered frequent, intermittent crashes printing errors such as DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG, DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED, or similar. Researching reduced ...
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2answers
63 views

Does my graphic just died?

Problem description Today, ma screen just turned black, back and then the computer was frozen. After restart, there were some weird characters on screen (about 2 seconds) and then normal screens ...
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1answer
166 views

Debugging a “Somewhat” Faulty PC Component

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0answers
26 views

Is there an explanation, why my computer only works with this RAM configuration?

Recently I had a problem with my desktop computer, which was working fine over the last 3 years. The hardware has the following specification: Motherboard: ZOTAC GeForce 9300-ITX [GF9300-I-E] ...
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1answer
27 views

Persistent issue with PC that won't boot

My PC refuses to boot. The power switch lights up and the fans spins, but it doesn't boot. Usually this happens for long stretches of time and then sometimes it magically boots after a few restarts, ...
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1answer
114 views

Failure to Boot to bios and video failure

Ok... so let me start with some of the computers history... A year or two ago, the integrated video on the computer stopped showing anything on the monitor for some wired reason that is unknown. This ...
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3answers
359 views

Aspire 5741g laptop display corruption a few minutes after boot

What could be the reason that my Acer Aspire 5741G laptop always gets corrupted graphics a few minutes after boot? (Intel Chipset, Ati Graphics) It happens kernel independent. It happens in Windows ...
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0answers
119 views

Video hardware error

I just used the Windows Solution tool and I had 4 errors that stated this Problem: Video hardware error Files that help describe the problem: WD-20130630-2216.dmp sysdata.xml ...
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2answers
281 views

PSU cannot provide enough power

I've semi-recently built a new Linux rig for A/V editing and the occasional gaming. On some games I've experienced consistent reboots with high graphics settings that, I believe, are due to PSU ...
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1answer
299 views

Computer Randomly Powers Off

A few months ago my computer started randomly powering off, sometimes I would get a few hours, sometimes a few days. I first replaced the power supply (PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II) which ...
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2answers
911 views

Installed a new graphics card, computer was on for about 20-30 minutes then got “No Signal”

I recently did an upgrade of my PC and replaced the CPU and video card; I later replaced the Power Supply and then the motherboard was fried so I had to replace that. I finally got all the components ...
2
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1answer
462 views

Laptop nvidia geforce turned into intel graphics card?

I am experiencing something strange in one of my laptops that I haven't seen before. The laptop is an ASUS K52JC, has an Nvidia Geforce 310M. I have it setup as a dual boot with both windows 7 and ...
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3answers
932 views

Does a dead graphics card have any use?

My Graphics card died. The PC couldn't even boot - the motherboard gave a beep code indicating that it couldn't find a GPU. After replacing the device the PC worked again. Is there anything I can do ...
0
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1answer
277 views

Vertical lines going across my PC monitor

How do I get rid of 15 vertical lines going across my PC monitor? It is a HP Pavilion desktop running Windows 7 enterprise.
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0answers
434 views

Is my NVIDIA GT 540M having a hardware failure?

I'm using a Sager NP5160 laptop, which has an NVIDIA GT 540M dGPU as well as integrated graphics. I'm dual-booting Windows 7 and Linux Mint. I've recently noticed issues with games not performing as ...
1
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1answer
62 views

Video card and PowerSupply problems, perhaps? I don't really know

I have an Asus M4A77TD PRO MoBo, and a Gigabyte Nvidia GTS250 as video card. For several months, I have been detecting some strange things: Random hangs for a period of time in all games, for a start. ...
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0answers
228 views

Graphics failures on both linux and windows

On windows, if I allow the system turn the monitors off (due to being idle), about once a week, it will fail to resume. There does not seem to be a pattern to this. On linux (Arch 64, fully updated ...
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3answers
9k views

Screen occasionally flashes black

A few months ago I bought myself a new computer. Since then the monitor have been occasionally flashing black for a second or so, and I've been looking for - and failing to find - a solution. Will ...
3
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1answer
321 views

Potential “latent” damage after short circuit on video card?

Latent is probably not the right word. I dropped a short metal scrap on a running video card. Obviously not a very good idea. A small spark was seen, and the PSU automatically shut down itself. I ...
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7answers
5k views

Graphics card fails after ten minutes of gaming

I am using Windows 7 and ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series graphics card. My problem is that while playing some games (I think ones which require more graphic resources like Sims 3, NBA 2k12) after 10-30 mins ...
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2answers
252 views

UPS acting up after upgrading GPU

I have a second PC, hooked up to a 650VA UPS. I recently upgraded its graphics card from a Radeon HD6850 to a Geforce GTX580. When I updated the Windows Experience Index thingy, the UPS started ...
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1answer
1k views

Graphics Artifacts/ Texture Flickering

Hey I been having some problems with artifacts in games. Sometimes textures flicker. Artifacts of various shapes and sizes show up usually after a couple games of Dota 2. I built my computer almost ...
2
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1answer
107 views

Installed Graphics Card Failure

I just bought a refurbished Radeon HD 4650 My power supply says 250w and according to the Radeon website - "400 Watt or greater power supply (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) is ...
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1answer
2k views

Bios startup error: 1 long beep and 2 short. But graphics is onboard

I have a desktop computer here that can't boot after a long power outage (it was behind a UPS/surge protector though). It won't boot now and is giving 1 long beep and 2 short ones. The motherboard is ...
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0answers
303 views

Cannot boot anymore, power supply broken?

My desktop computer is not able to boot anymore. Currently I have breadboarded my computer taking everything out of the case so the motherboard is only connected with: 500W power supply, connected ...
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2answers
1k views

Disabling “faulty” graphics card in device manager

I have what I believe to be a faulty graphics card causing random reboots to my machine. Unfortunately its plumbed with water cooling and removal is a bit more involved than I would like. ...
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0answers
117 views

Computer restarts with OpenGL and Catalyst newer than 11.7

You guys are my last hope literally, before I have to replace my motherboard/CPU/RAM and Graphics Card. When I start OpenGL Programs in fullscreen and the same resolution as my desktop, my computer ...
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3answers
472 views

Very unusual Windows 7 crash, nothing found in the event logs

I am the systems administrator at a small business. We recently upgraded our computers to custom-built boxes, which I put together myself, running Windows 7. We have about 7 or 8 of these boxes, and ...
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2answers
285 views

BSOD and flickering graphics on Windows 7 64bit [closed]

I recently purchased a new motherboard (Asus P8 Z68-V Pro) Processor (Intel Core i5 2500K) and 8gb of DDR3 RAM. Since installing these I have had a lot of problems with at first flickering graphics, ...
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1answer
635 views

Has my graphics card just died?

So I think my graphics card might have just fried... My computer apparently boots up normally (from the sounds it makes, and the keyboard response - I can use Alt - F4 + Enter to shut it down ok) but ...
2
votes
1answer
505 views

Blank screen, possible graphics card failure?

My screen wouldn't display any picture today. It hasn't shown any problems until today. While doing light web browsing in Windows the screen went black to power save mode. I did a hard reset, picked ...
2
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0answers
674 views

Which hardware component is causing graphics driver crash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which component causes my graphics driver to crash? This is an update of Which component causes my graphics driver to crash? - I have still not found the culprit. ...
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1answer
948 views

Which component causes my graphics driver to crash?

I recently reassembled my system , after getting replacement RAM, mobo and CPU from RMA. The computer ran fine - until I do something that utilizes graphics hardware spceifically, be it gaming or ...
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1answer
225 views

Dell laptop display grainy on darker colors

I've recently been provided a new Dell Precision "laptop" with shipped-in ATI FirePro M7820 card. And for some reasons I'm experiencing "grain" flickering on dark colours (mostly grey) but not on all ...
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1answer
946 views

Desktop freezing under heavy graphics load

I'm having some serious trouble diagnosing an issue that I've been having with a box I built a couple of months ago. Here's the hardware: newegg wish list After playing a game for 30-60 mins. The ...
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1answer
2k views

Is the graphics card freezing the computer?

Can you help me diagnose my problem and tell me the cheapest way to fix my computer? I believe the problem could be one of these: graphics card hardware is fried graphics card drivers are corrupted ...