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Windows 7: i think my brand new VIDEO CARD is broken

01 Aug 2009   #131
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Yes but you are using Win7 X86 which is holding back your 64bit program and can't even use all the Ram you now have. You really need to go with Win7 X64 with 12GB Ram. Revin should be flying after that.


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01 Aug 2009   #132
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Yes but you are using Win7 X86 which is holding back your 64bit program and can't even use all the Ram you now have. You really need to go with Win7 X64 with 12GB Ram. Revin should be flying after that.
Running x64 sw on 32bit OS is impossible.

Other way around usually works.


edit: I think he forgot to update specs.
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01 Aug 2009   #133
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
Running x64 sw on 32bit OS is impossible.

Other way around usually works.
Not only that but the Op system can only address 3GB of his 6GB Ram.
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01 Aug 2009   #134
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

sorry forgot to update my specs.. im running 64bit now
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02 Aug 2009   #135
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Mr. Grim.. i would like to know if i understood this clearly..


If i want to keep my PSU.. i need to buy graphics cards that have 12v rail support or 6pin connections.. am i right ?


And if i want to keep my graphics cards... i have to buy a PSU that will provide at least 400w on a single rail.. am i right ?
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02 Aug 2009   #136
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

That's pretty much it, although the cards don't have a single 12v rail, they have a 6 pin external power connector which will allow them to feed from a different 12v rail other then the one supplying power to the Motherboard.
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02 Aug 2009   #137
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

i see.. thank you again mr grim... i'll tell my dad and let him choose which to buy..

but in your own expert opinion which would you prefer ?
a new PSU or new graphics cards ?
(also which are easier to sell?)
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02 Aug 2009   #138
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
i see.. thank you again mr grim... i'll tell my dad and let him choose which to buy..

but in your own expert opinion which would you prefer ?
a new PSU or new graphics cards ?
(also which are easier to sell?)
If I had to reccomend one or the other I would go for the PSU. Definately the one that will take more time to setup...it is much more beneficial than a Graphics Card. If your GFX is a really old and bad one than go for it
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02 Aug 2009   #139
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
i see.. thank you again mr grim... i'll tell my dad and let him choose which to buy..

but in your own expert opinion which would you prefer ?
a new PSU or new graphics cards ?
(also which are easier to sell?)
If I was you I would get better Graphics cards with the 6 pin connection, if it was me building your Rig I would get a good PSU like the 1000 Watt Dual Rail like this one.

Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies



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And a single GTX295 like this one.



Graphic Cards - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 200 Series - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295


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02 Aug 2009   #140
Antman

 

Kuya, get the power supply. It will benefit everything in your PC. Price breaks on very good PSUs don't happen often. You can easily find a good deal on high-end video cards, especially brand new ones that are aging on the shelf.

Maraming salamat po Tita Cory. God Bless.
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