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Old 06-21-2004, 04:05 PM   #21 (permalink)
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check event manager in windows xp pro. I checked mine when I had that problem and found hard drive errors. Bought a new SATA and havent run into it since. Good luck!

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Old 06-21-2004, 04:08 PM   #22 (permalink)
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where is event manager

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Old 06-21-2004, 04:08 PM   #23 (permalink)
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found it sry
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Old 06-22-2004, 06:32 AM   #24 (permalink)
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ATI`s do have heat issues, If possible leave 1 or 2 slots open below the card and leave out the PCI covers to allow air to pass out the rear.Ive even went as far as mounting a fan that will push air across the card and out the open slots.I have a AIW 9700 Pro card that i actually replaced the fan on i used 1 of the fans from a Hard Drive Cooler .It didnt bolt into the heatsink cavity but i found the proper lenght of screws and mounted it to the heatsink centered above the fan cavity.
I would run memtest overnight to rule out any memory issues.
Prime 95 is another tool to use for testing hardware overnight .
I run my ATI card on 1.5 volt setting in bios. Check and see if disableing FastWrites in the ATI CP helps .

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