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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By helpcomputa
Game crash followed by graphical glitches until system restart

About 2 times a week, when playing StarCraft II, the game will crash randomly, accompanied by audio glitches, followed by Firefox crashing. This seems to happen more often if I have a Youtube video...
Forum: Graphic Cards 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By helpcomputa
Sticky residue on bottom of new MSI Cyclone card???

Unwrapped my brand new, factory sealed card today and noticed the bottom was slightly sticky. There was this weird sticky residue on the bottom of my brand new card. AGGGGHHH! I read somewhere online...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
It worked for a long time after the first crash...

It worked for a long time after the first crash without dusting it. The card wasn't really overheating when it happened last night, and also, even when I let the card cool down to idle temps after...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
Yeah I blew out the dust, and it happened again...

Yeah I blew out the dust, and it happened again to me last night. StarCraft II crashed, followed by Firefox. Anything that had to do with video would play with artifacts/gitches until I restarted my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
I ran Prime95 for 15hrs 30min with 0 errors. Safe...

I ran Prime95 for 15hrs 30min with 0 errors. Safe to say it's not the mobo/cpu/ram? Also ran memtest86 the night before with 0 errors. I found out I hadn't installed my mobo drivers yet so I took...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
Your image is showing signs of artifacting...

Your image is showing signs of artifacting (http://www.playtool.com/pages/artifacts/artifacts.html) which can be caused by the video card being overclocked, overheating, or failing. This is a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
I hit the reset button on my computer after this...

I hit the reset button on my computer after this happened, and the problems went away completely. However, for the entire duration the computer was on FOLLOWING the game crash, the glitches persisted.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7,474
Posted By helpcomputa
Can a bad graphics card cause programs to crash?

Can a bad graphics card cause, say, a video game to crash (with audio glitches) followed by numerous graphical glitches? This happened to me last night when playing StarCraft II. It was followed by...
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 Mar 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,319
Posted By helpcomputa
Starcraft II crash/audio glitching followed by numerous graphic glitch

Was playing Starcraft II when suddenly the game froze, half of the screen turned gray, and the game minimized to a crash reporter. Simultaneously, Skype crashed. Following this, graphics...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,252
Posted By helpcomputa
Blue screens while rendering a 3D project

A bit of background info: just upgraded my computer in the past few days. New Asus mobo, and 8 gigs of RAM. I have NOT reformated my hard drive yet and performed a clean install of Windows 7.

I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By helpcomputa
Dump files attached, would love somebody to look at them for me

Been getting BSOD's lately when playing games, doing motion graphics work, watching movies, etc. Pretty much anything that is graphics intensive. Most of them have been linked to a file called...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
Here's the whole folder generated by the minidump...

Here's the whole folder generated by the minidump program
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
Got yet another BSOD 10 mins ago. Before...

Got yet another BSOD 10 mins ago.

Before this happened, I used a driver cleaner software (driver sweeper) to remove any old NVIDIA drivers that may have lingered, then installed fresh new...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
Downloading the 10/2009 nForce 430 drivers...

Downloading the 10/2009 nForce 430 drivers directly from Nvidia (latest and last driver released for my networking chip, as they seem to have stopped supporting it). I think a new motherboard may be...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
BLESS YOU! I have just installed older video...

BLESS YOU! I have just installed older video drivers (from July) to see if that corrects the more extreme of the problems, however, I was getting similar cdd.dll (and some other ones that don't...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
What did you find out?

What did you find out?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
DMP files attached in a ZIP

DMP files attached in a ZIP
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By helpcomputa
BSOD: cdd.dll Kernel-Power error while using graphics-heavy apps

I get a BSOD while doing pretty much anything graphics intensive... Before my most recent fresh install of Windows 7, it used to happen while playing games (occasionally while playing StarCraft II...
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