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Old 11-02-2005, 02:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Problems with new Motherboard/Processor upgrade

I recently installed a new ASROCK 939NF4G-SATA2 motherboard with an AMD 64 3200+ processor. I did a fresh install of Windows XP and installed Service Pack 2. I also updated all of the mobo drivers (Audio, LAN, USB, AGP). When I am working in Windows it runs very good with no hicups or any issues. I also ran a burn test and then immediately checked the temperature (112 F). The problem is when I play my game of World of Warcraft. It will play fine and then suddenly my monitor (21" IBM CRT) goes black and then in a few seconds turns back on again. This will happen once or twice and then when it comes back it is locked up and I have CTRL ALT DEL to get back to the Windows screen. I have used a Pentium 1.8 with the same video card (ATI 9800) and it worked perfect with no problems. Any ideas?

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Old 11-02-2005, 02:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just curious, what's your power supply?

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Old 11-02-2005, 03:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a 450 Watt Power Supply
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Old 11-02-2005, 03:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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what KIND of psu.. not the wattage
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm guessing it's your psu, but if not it could be your motherboard.
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Old 11-03-2005, 01:13 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Do you have the latest graphics drivers? Could it be possible that you ahve a cheap PSU? And are you running the graphis too high or overclocking your gfx card too high causing it to overheat.


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