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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by -Kro » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:20 pm

Extra power? it has 1 6 pin plugged in???
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by BillBailey » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:28 pm

Make sure that is nice and tight

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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by taran » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:58 pm

Bill is right it could also be a power issue, whats your power unit?

you could try lower resolutions, graphics settings.

hwi monitor is a great free tool for keeping an eye on temps voltages etc.

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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by Chris_86 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:41 pm

If there is power insufficiency, dropping the settings won't help and any instability in a system needs addressing, not avoiding, as it can cause all sorts of issues. If it's the PSU it would need swapping out for a more powerful one.

HW Monitor is great but it won't give you any red flags re power and by the time you have a v-droop you won't be able to see it anyway.
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by 0v3rz34l0u5 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:27 pm

How beefy is your PSU? It should be at least 350W.
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by 0v3rz34l0u5 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:28 pm

Alternatively, could the card be on the way out?
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by -Kro » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:17 pm

Well I reseated the card, and used a different PCI-e power cable..... Played countless games of PUBG today no issue.....Unlike yesterday where it was occuring every game.

We shall see how it goes.....
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by Ztranier » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:32 am

i think 350 W won´t be enough, have had a simmilar problem when i have bought my 960Ti.at this time i have been using a 350W PSU and at some Points whilest playing i have had a sudden graphic breakdown.
and when i got me a 650W PSU everything was fine

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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by warlock359205 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:04 am

0v3rz34l0u5 wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:27 pm
How beefy is your PSU? It should be at least 350W.
My light bulbs are more powerful than 350w, for a modern pc you would need at the very least 650w psu
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Re: Computer Troubles.... (likely Graphics related)

Post by Ztranier » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:10 am

warlock359205 wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:04 am
0v3rz34l0u5 wrote:
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:27 pm
How beefy is your PSU? It should be at least 350W.
My light bulbs are more powerful than 350w, for a modern pc you would need at the very least 650w psu
agree warlock

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