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Windows 7: GSOD while playing games


12 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 x64
 
 
GSOD while playing games

I have purchased a brand new Graphic Card. From the moment I have installed it into my PC, every time I play a game, it crashes - it does a "GSOD - Grey screen od death" - screen here: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/wp-co...n-of-death.png

Depending on the game's performance, it crashes sometimes faster sometimes slower. It crashes ONLY during playing the game. At random times. I have tried almost anything, my old card works fine, I tried several drivers, I have the most up-to-date BIOS and DRIVERS, I did a RMA but they told me that the card is OK with no problems... I dont know what else to do - someone told me that it might be some kind of BIOS issue/failure. I also tried lowering the GPU's frequency.

Also, it is not always pure GSOD, sometimes the lines are green etc, sometimes the sound goes into LOOP.

Please help :-)

Thanks in advance,
Karlos


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Model Name : GV-R785OC-2GD
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PCB ver : not sure, maybe 3.0
Driver Ver : 12.10
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Motherboard Brand : GIGABYTE
Model : P55A-UD3
Operation System : Win 7 64-bit SP : 1


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12 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

Sounds like a heat issue download msi afterburner and check gpu temp also i use hw monitor for temps on other components links below post back with your temps.

HW Monitor - CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

Msi afterburner - MSI Afterburner
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13 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 x64
 
 

My GPU temp did not go over 80C. When I play, the temp can be around 45C and it crashes, so I dont think it is a overheating problem.
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13 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

are all your drivers up to date?
are you overclocking anything?
if so stop and revert to stock settings.
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13 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 x64
 
 

My drivers are all up to date (it is in my first post), including MOBO and other stuff. My GPU is an OC version, so I even tried to put it down, did not help. I am not overclocking anything.
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