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Old 09-02-2004, 08:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Graphics card done for???

As you know, I had done a high overclock of my graphics card the other day. It helped me get decent framerates in games like Far Cry and Doom 3. Well this morning, i began getting artifacts, so bad I could not make out an image on the screen. So I brought my speeds back to stock levels. Now I am constantly getting graphics accelerator resets because the card quits communicating with the driver. Is my card done for? Please tell me it isn't. It will be a while before I have enough money for a 6800 GT, and I can't go without a computer. What can I do?

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Old 09-02-2004, 09:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I hope that you replaced the pad, heatsink and fan before overclocking it. If you used the stock heatskink/fan, you may have damaged the GPU from heat stress.

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Old 09-02-2004, 09:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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beedubaya.....nooooooo I agree with agex....this doesn't sound too good at all... I believe you were warned a couple times about it to Have you reset the drivers and such or flashed the VGA Bios or anything to that extent? It's about all I can think of
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Old 09-02-2004, 10:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You MIGHT also check the GPU on the card and make sure it isnt damaged. I have a stock Heatsink and fan, but I try not to over do it. Good Luck man...
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Old 09-03-2004, 06:36 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 09-03-2004, 08:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
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overclocking isnt covered, if you overclock your card and it dies, you are on your own. well, thats the way it is with Nvidia.
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Old 09-03-2004, 03:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It's like that with all companies.

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