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Faulty vga card or psu too weak?

Q: Faulty vga card or psu too weak?

Hi I was wondering if anybody has any ideas on this - I bought a second hand ati radeon 9800 pro 128mb vga card. Various artifacts appear onscreen from the moment the system posts, which makes it pretty much unusable. ONE TIME I booted up and it was completely without problems with perfect display. My question is, could this problem be caused by an inadequate power supply - It's only 235watts, or have I definitely got a fried card (my old card sitll works fine). I have tried unplugging all drives except the hard drive to see if it reduced drain on the psu, but same problems sitll occur. The rest of my system is old and therefore I presumed wouldn't need too much power, so I thought the psu might be enough. if it is the card, is there anything that can be fiddled about with to repair graphics cards? thanks

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A: Faulty vga card or psu too weak?

Your PS is under powered. That could be the problem. But since it did seem to work fine once make sure it is firmly seated in it's slot. Of course no way to know about second hand products. Was it definitely working before?
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A:MY Graphics Card is faulty [Please Help]

It all depends on what you want to use it for mate
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A:Faulty Graphics Card???

Buen Dia! I was wondering if you've tried updating the drivers of that card?

I believe you can find the drivers at:
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and first time i loaded it i could see through walls, it had no grass etc
** now i just get reboots when i load it up

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i have over clocked it, but i set it back ages ago, will this effect my return policy etc? :O

ive noticed artifacts in warcraft 3 aswell, just small triangels some times, when im closing the game.

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A:Does this look like a faulty video card?

Looks like it is overheating might want to check the fan on the card and cooling on your system
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A:Is my graphics card faulty


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A:Sound card faulty?

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A:Faulty Slave HD, Ram, Video card?

please check your cpu temp and post it. your cpu seems to be overheating when playing games.
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A:Faulty Laptop Video Card

The low level functions of the video card use a vga vesa driver
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A:Faulty Graphics card or other Hardware?


I decided to leave the computer case open, and no freezing has been occuring, so im assuming its the graphics or something getting overheated..

so should i get a new computer fan or some sort?
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A:Faulty XFX GeForce 6600GT 256 AGP card

Oh specialized support!

I believe it's your video card itself
I have a 512Meg that even has issues sometimes

I think you're best to uninstall it fully
Turn off
Detach the card gain
If you have onboard video, start with that
Turn on
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Actually even run CCleaner
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A:Graphics card issue -- faulty hardware?

by that picture it looks like the drivers haven't installed properly, even though they are the same card you still need to put both CD's in when you install it, go back to device manager and update drivers by pointing it to the CD for that card
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A:Is my video card faulty, or it something else? (game crashes)

the graphics/pictures in games become distorted (kinda like artifacts on defected GPU)

This is a clear sign of a defective GPU
RMA it
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is there any software or programe to check the mobo or graphic card's condition?


edit: i think i put in a wrong section and if it is, i m really sorry coz i m just new to here

A:how to check faulty mobo & graphic card?

You can test RAM with memtest 86+
A motherboard is difficult to diagnose at home. If something isn't working and you suspect hardware, you swap parts until you isolate the broken item.
What did they say was wrong?

Please don't apologize when posting - it's annoying.
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A:Faulty Graphics card replaced and Still Getting BSOD

Please provide this information:

Next, please stop the overclock and return the system to default values. Test to see if this stops the BSOD's. If the BSOD's continue, we'll suggest some other tests. The overclock is very radical (2.800 to 3.822 gHz) and is (IMO) most likely the issue here. Since you passed MemTest I'd have to suspect that some overclocked component of the motherboard is causing the BSOD's.

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This may be the start of a pattern indicating a hardware problem, so I suggest starting with these free diagnostics (skip MemTest as you've already run it):

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

H/W Diagnostics:
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Beyond that, the problem can also be caused by incompatible or corrupted drivers. Please do the following:
- Please update these drivers from the device manufacturer's website - or uninstall/remove them from your system. Reference links are included below.
- DO NOT use Windows Update or the Update Drivers function of Device Manager.
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To check the graphics card and your hardware:If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Monitor temperatures during the following tests. Use the following programs to monitor the temperatures. Real Temp is a good CPU temperature monitor.
Speccy - System Information - Free Download will monitor all hardware temperatures.
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well i took another look at the temp, and im a little concerned..

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Here: Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8[1]=Taskbar%20Start%20Screen

And yes, you need to boost the signal somehow. Although, guest accounts are restricted.
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A:Do I have a weak telecom?

With such lousy telephone-equipment, your best bet is, either run a mile long line to the nearest neighbour with DSL and ask if he can get a second DSL line for you; or, get satellite broadband.
Most drastic would be to move house!
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A:Why is my WiFi so weak?

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A:Weak WiFi Reception

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A:Wifi connectivity weak

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A:weak wireless signal

Try the following configuration for the secondary router.
Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

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A:Weak Wifi signal


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Hi guys,

So i just got my new Asus G71-Q2 laptop and i love it so far the only thing is that i only get internet downstairs and even though upstairs is where my old pc and xbox are and they get excellent reception when i get none to very little. I was wondering if there is some settings i should mess with on my new laptop or what. I can connect down stairs pretty well there is some spots where i cant that are right below where my room is but i am still not sure why the upstairs computer would get it and not the new one. I have a netgear wpn824 router hooked up to a 2wire modem. any thoughts or ideas would be great appreciated

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Not every WiFi card has an equally good antenna. Buy a card for your laptop.
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