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Old 09-02-2005, 09:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Whats up guys im new to this forum and i have been reading it for a few months....

Thanxx for all the help u gave me!

i have a problem tho i have just built a new comp.. witch i love i got a score on 3dmark05 of 9254! yay lol

but somtimes when i play a game like Farcry or Fear demo

i get this message!

"To protect your hardware from potential damage or causing a potential system lockup, the graphics processor has lowered its performance to a level that allows continued safe operations."

now this does not happin with games like painkiller UT2004 Half-Life 2..at all

what can i do??!! its probley my PSU help or give me suggestions to fix this prop i just spent 1,800 on my new comp and i dont know what to do...

otherthen that lil prop everything elsse is fine!
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Old 09-02-2005, 10:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i believe that message is caused by overheating. monitor the temps. open the case and see if it still locks up with the case open
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Old 09-02-2005, 05:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well im blasting a fan at it and i played farcry for 30min and i messsage is gone... can anyone recomend a good cooling solution?? i have liquid cooling but its only to my CPU should i get it for my GPU also?
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Memory :: 2GB Crucial Ballistix Tracer PC4000 @250Mhz (3-3-3-8)
Video :: Evga 7900 GTX 512MB Superclocked 700/1800
Motherboard :: LanParty UT nF4 SLI-D
Hard Drive :: 200Gb Western Digital Hardrive
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