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Windows 7: Suddenly cannot play games on Radeon HD 6850

24 Sep 2011   #11
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

I had a 4870 until last year, I had made two simple profiles in CCC itself "game" & "idle" with fixed fan speeds so as to not be dependent on the terrible auto-speed which used to make my card run at almost 80 degrees while gaming. Do something like that when you get a replacement or if your card works again.


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24 Sep 2011   #12
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Oh btw was Magicka that good fun .. 6 hours? Gift me an extra copy on steam if you bought the pack
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25 Sep 2011   #13
Sindetta

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

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From Microsoft KB,"Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)" Explanation of error codes generated by Device Manager in Windows XP Professional [Scroll down 3/4th of the page]

Likely that the card had problems with temperatures due to prolonged use. Try it in another PC if possible.
I can't do that. but I can swap in my old Gfx card for a moment to see if I run into the same problems. I'll report back momentarily. Until then, I guess I'll assume the worse and see how I'd go about RMAing the card...
So, it's definitely the card.I've contacted PowerColor about getting a new one. I guess I can consider this issue resolved. Still a little bitter, though :P
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25 Sep 2011   #14
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Good luck with the RMA!
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