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Windows 7: Graphics cards get so hot when playing games.

25 Jan 2013   #11
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JamieH123 View Post
Any chance you can break it down a little Maxie???

So I was just playing world of warcraft, around 10minutes in without my computer restarting. The screen goes black and then the monitor displays a no signal sign. I've checked all the power cords and connections and nothing seems to wrong.
No offense, but your power supply is borderline... useless..
I tried looking for information about them, and i was unable to find any reputable reviews, I even saw the power supplies claim to be 80 plus certified, and read quickly that the manufacterer stamps a generic 80 on the PSU.

I would purchase one that could be able to support the card properly.


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25 Jan 2013   #12
Squid

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JamieH123 View Post
Okay I've installed MSI Afterburner and created a custom file for my graphics cards fan, and the temperature has been reduced by 18C stable at 62C while playing a game. Do i need to run MSI Afterburner everytime I start up my computer or does it do it automatically?

When you open up "settings", there is a box there to "start with windows". Check that and you are good to go.
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25 Jan 2013   #13
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Any power supply that Boast a whooping 850 w 80 + plus certifacation would no way in hell be this cheap

I got my AX850 for 179.00 originaly 200.00 and i know it should atleast cost you 120 +


That Supply probably doesn't put out what it has written and it is probably overheating along with the cards


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25 Jan 2013   #14
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Any power supply that Boast a whooping 850 w 80 + plus certifacation would no way in hell be this cheap

I got my AX850 for 179.00 originaly 200.00 and i know it should atleast cost you 120 +


That Supply probably doesn't put out what it has written and it is probably overheating along with the cards
That makes me feel sorry about myself for being close to spending 159.99 on a 560Watt seasonic 80+ Gold PSU.
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25 Jan 2013   #15
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Any power supply that Boast a whooping 850 w 80 + plus certifacation would no way in hell be this cheap

I got my AX850 for 179.00 originaly 200.00 and i know it should atleast cost you 120 +


That Supply probably doesn't put out what it has written and it is probably overheating along with the cards
That makes me feel sorry about myself for being close to spending 159.99 on a 560Watt seasonic 80+ Gold PSU.
Don't feel bad it is what deal i happen to catch at the time and Seasonics are great quality so no need to feel ashamed

I like the fact you stated how much a Quality PSU will cost versus non Quality and mislead information that was seen with the Ops PSU
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26 Jan 2013   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

As Erick and Solarstarshines have posted. A quality 850W power supply should cost a lot more. Mind cost me $190.00
A quality power supply is a must. Their may be other problems with the computer but finding them comes after installing a quality power supply.
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26 Jan 2013   #17
JamieH123

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thank you very much for the information!

What power supply would you recommend?
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26 Jan 2013   #18
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

If you look at Solarstarshines and my specs you will see what we have selected.
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26 Jan 2013   #19
JamieH123

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thankyou very much!!!
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