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Old 05-21-2006, 10:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just upgraded my graphix card to the bliss 7800gs agp, and now when i play certain high demanding games such as doom and san andreas the pc seems to short out leaving the power led on but nothing is happening. i have a bluestorm 500w psu and good cooling. my grapics card normal operating temp when playing a game is around 55oc, if anyone can help me out i would be really greatfull.
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Did you plug the power cord into the back of the videocard?
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yes the pci express power supply bit.
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Did this only happen since you installed the new video card?

My guess is the video card is drawing too much power from the PSU, try a better brand and see what happens.
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yes i used to have the 5200fx and worked fine, also the psu isnt that old i think i bought it like 2 months ago and cost me a good 60£ .
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