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

29 Jul 2009   #11
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

[LGA1366] Asus P6T Deluxe V2
Intel™ Core™ i7 920 2.66 ghz 8mb 4.8 GT/s (D0 SLBEJ) box (lga1366)
[RAM DDR3] corsair 6gb (triple) ddr3-1333 pc3-10600
[VGA PCIE] Palit 9800GT Super+ 1gb/256bit ddr3 DVI/HDMI (x2)
[HDD] Seagate 1tb/32mb 7200.11 (ST31000340AS) sata
Cooler Master HAF 922
HEC 1000watts Cougar CM Series
Cooler Master (V10) cpu cooler


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29 Jul 2009   #12
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Just checked the specs on your PSU and it seems that you may have a dud, not saying that is your problem but that particular PSU has 6 12v Rails so that means you are only getting about 166 Watts per Rail which is only 13.83 Amps.

The best PSU's are single Rail with large Amps, for instance if you had a 800 Watt PSU with a single rail that would give you 66 Amps which is what you really want to go for especially with an SLI setup.
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29 Jul 2009   #13
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

do i have to get a new PSU then ?

then my monitor blacked out because my PSU wasn't able to supply enough watts ?
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29 Jul 2009   #14
Antman

 

From Palit: This graphics card requires a power supply unit: A minimum 450W power supply unit (with a minimum 26A current rate for 12V) , one 6-pin PCI-E supplementary power connector.
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29 Jul 2009   #15
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Well considering you would have been using them on maximum load when you were rendering and and that's when your problems started, it seems like a good possibility that your PSU couldn't cope.

You need to start eliminating thing though, first you need to check your video cards on the computer your using now and the RAM as well although I think your new Rig is using DDR3 and your current one is DDR2 so you cant test that, did you try resetting the CMOS yet?
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29 Jul 2009   #16
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
From Palit: This graphics card requires a power supply unit: A minimum 450W power supply unit (with a minimum 26A current rate for 12V) , one 6-pin PCI-E supplementary power connector.
So even though he has a 1000 Watt PSU the individual rails are only providing half of what he needs to run just one, ironic isn't it.
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29 Jul 2009   #17
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
From Palit: This graphics card requires a power supply unit: A minimum 450W power supply unit (with a minimum 26A current rate for 12V) , one 6-pin PCI-E supplementary power connector.

i don't understand...sorry im not much of a tech
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29 Jul 2009   #18
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
So even though he has a 1000 Watt PSU the individual rails are only providing half of what he needs to run just one, ironic isn't it.

the PSU's box says it's SLI & CrossFire ready...

im going back tomorrow for repairs.. any chance that it may damage my system ? other parts of the motherboard ?

and ask if i could replace the PSU


EDIT:
which PSU is advisable ?
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29 Jul 2009   #19
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
So even though he has a 1000 Watt PSU the individual rails are only providing half of what he needs to run just one, ironic isn't it.
Yes. I cannot find any specs on the PSU to check. Only sales. And not in USA.
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29 Jul 2009   #20
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

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