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Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 11-02-2012, 10:32 AM
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Trouble with new card possibly?

Ok CPU looks good.
If GPU checks out then you have a software/driver conflict.

Also, with a more powerful card the CPU will be utilized more. It will increase temps at nominal usage.
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 11-01-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Trouble with new card possibly?

I know this, and the 7770 max consumption is about 20w less. Doesn't mean there might not be a problem with your PSU. Did you do those tests yet?

What do you mean by "tone the card down" and "put...
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 11-01-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Trouble with new card possibly?

No way the card is taxing the CPU. There is something else going on instead.
Now that i think about it, what was your card before? You could be having a power problem.
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 11-01-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By PP Mguire
Re: Trouble with new card possibly?

Motherboards don't exactly get warm at all. Most likely the temp you are looking at is the CPU which 58-60 load is pretty normal.

Do some testing to see who is causing the crash. This could take a...
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