A computer components & hardware forum. HardwareBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » HardwareBanter forum » Video Cards » Nvidia Videocards
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Faulty card?



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old July 1st 03, 07:55 AM
Ron Merts
external usenet poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default Faulty card?

It's possible that there is enough heat being generated but I'd look at the
power supply. You probably want something 350W or bigger, preferrably
400-450W. If your P.S. is getting flaky it can cause strange video or other
problems as well.

Ron

"Rob Lee" wrote in message
...
This seems like an overheating problem to me, but the whole reason why

I
bought the OTES card is because it has this huge cooling system on it,

and
it's worked fine for months. Has the card just suddenly died?



To me it seems the same... Is the fan still turning on the videocard?

What
about the temperature of Your CPU? Overheating of the CPU can give about

the
same symptoms. Did You measure both temps?
If all this is OK, I wouldn't know how to help You I'm afraid. You could

try
putting Your videocard in another computer and test Your mobo with an

old
PCI card.


I've tried another card (a GF2 MX) in the machine and it works fine. The

CPU
isn't getting any hotter than it has done for ages (about 50 deg C under
load), and the fan on the card is still working. I'll see if I can send

the
card back.

Thanks for your help




 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PCI PVR card for use with Dish Network DBS? Dave C. Homebuilt PC's 4 June 21st 04 07:03 PM
TV tuner card for LCD Stacey General 15 April 4th 04 03:06 AM
Bootabe Compact Flash Card on USB ... Possible on the P4C800E-Deluxe kda Asus Motherboards 0 January 28th 04 08:06 PM
Video card for Asus CUSL2 Kamal Asus Motherboards 2 January 28th 04 07:03 PM
Add PCI card gives 1 Long 2 Short Beeps Jane Tweedynn General 5 October 6th 03 01:15 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:54 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 HardwareBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.