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Windows 7: New Graphics Card Crashing Game/Windows

12 Mar 2011   #1
natewin7user

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
New Graphics Card Crashing Game/Windows

Hello All,

Normally I can deduce enough information from Google and searching for the errors that I might get but right now I'm stumped. I just gotten a new MSI N560-GTX-Ti 1mb Graphics Card and replaced my old nvidia 8800GT (which had fan speed issues). I had a very stable system as I used MSI afterburner to up the fan speed to 100% which ran fine for a month or so, but I was a bit nervous at some of the heat readings I was getting so I opted to get another card.

Since putting this in 3 days ago I've been through all sorts of hell with it. I play Perfect World International and when playing the game I have had all sorts of bug reports (crashes) and 3 blue screens all pointing to different things. I've tried compatibility mode changes and everything I can think of but nothing has worked.

So far I have used memtest86+ overnight and memory is fine (as I said soon as I put in other graphics card it had these errors). I have also ran stress tests on the new graphics card and it's all passed with flying colors so I don't see bad memory or cpu on the graphics card. DI have monitored it's temps and it's not even broken 60 yet so I know it's not overheating. I am beginning to think it may have to do with the power supply. I will post up all the dmp files from minidump and system specs and see if we can agree it maybe be just buying a better power supply for the system, or if it may be something else I didn't think of checking.

See attached for the debugs and dxdiag for all system information.

Quick System Info:
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Windsor 3.2GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor ADX6400CZBOX
RAM: Patriot Extreme Performance 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model PDC24G6400LLK
Motherboard: ASUS M2N-E AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 Ultra MCP ATX AMD Motherboard
Power Supply: OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI 700W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
GFX Card: MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

This is Ampage for the power supply:
http://www.ocztechnology.com/resourc...700W_chart.jpg

Any help or ideas are very much appreciated


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12 Mar 2011   #2
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

not sure if this will help you or not but did you uninstall the drivers fron your old Graphics Card before installing the new ones?


scrooge
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12 Mar 2011   #3
natewin7user

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scrooge View Post
not sure if this will help you or not but did you uninstall the drivers fron your old Graphics Card before installing the new ones?


scrooge
Yes I have done a complete clean install (also running driver cleaner pro to make sure it was completely gone) then installed the new drivers for the card.
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