6600 freezing up???? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-15-2006, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 348
Send a message via AIM to 20mm
Question 6600 freezing up????

okay, so my friend and i went out to buy at new case psu and video card, we got the super lan boy case(the best effing case ever) an antec trueblue 480 psu, and a 256mb pny 6600.

well we got the stuff moved to the new case got the new psu in and the video card in.....when we fired up the computer everything was working fine, we installed the new drivers that were on the disk.

that's when we had problems. the computer wouldn't last a minute before it would freeze up....i don't know why it would do this, we didn't even have enough time to go online and update the drivers.

his current system

athlon 2800+
512mb ram
mx4000 agp 4x/8x upgraded to the 6600 agp 4x/8x

do you think his system couldn't handle the card????

i know the psu was good cause i have the same one running an x800xt.....

20mm is offline  
Old 04-15-2006, 05:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 961

Well before yout point the finger at any hardware try this:

Boot the computer up into safe mode by pressing f8 before windows loads and selecting safe mode.

Then uninstall all video drivers, and any other video driver software you may have (any of those gaming enhancement things if you have those).

Then go get the newest drivers from nvidias website.

If that doesnt work post again since it may be a hardware issue.

A+ certified.
I now am on the interweb:
Mr_Threepwood is offline  
Old 04-16-2006, 03:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 348
Send a message via AIM to 20mm

we tried that, and it really shouldn't have mattered cause he had an nvidia card in before....but he just took it back and is saving the cash back for the new computer sooooo

hahahah problem solved
20mm is offline  
Closed Thread

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

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.