new system build...system instability only when i crank up the rez Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 29, 2008 11:56 PM in Systems Share ill_take_two March 29, 2008 8:20:20 PM I am posting this for a friend of mine, he just built the system 4 weeks ago MOBO ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Windsor 3.2GHz Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU 1 x EVGA 512-P2-N775-AR GeForce 8600GTS 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM two sets of CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HD Seagate ST303204N1A1AS-RK 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... DVD ASUS 20x DVD-R Burner PWR PC P&C 750 crossfire edition CPU cooler Zalman 9500a PCI fan VIZO-PCL-201 R CASE Raidmax SMiledon that's the build running XP 32 bit the problem in anything but low rez settings on games like COD4 , EQ2, it locks up with graphic glitches, in Crysis even in low rez , lock up , freeze, graphic glitches, since the raidmax PSU is crap i recomended changing that first, now its changed still having same problems though any advice for him ? and no he has not contacted evga... More about : system build system instability crank rez Shadow703793 March 29, 2008 9:27:58 PM Try increasing DDR2 RAM voltage. Those RAM run at 2.1v. evilshuriken March 29, 2008 9:30:49 PM Contact evga's rma department. Of gpu faults this stinks. Yes, hmmm. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ill_take_two March 29, 2008 11:56:04 PM that was my first thought evilshuriken , infact he's sending the email now, i've allways heard evga was one of best cust serv , i'll post an update soon thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBest New card for Lower Rez and Anti-aliasing ForumPlease recommend a good graphics card for 1680 x 1050 rez Forum"AMD Waits For 65nm To Crank Up The Megahertz" ForumSystem Instability - Anyone up for a challenge? ForumInstability in New Games ForumVia system instability ... ForumGA-Z77x-D3H beep code and instability issues. ForumSystem instability ForumPossible cause for OC instability ? (Major Issues) ForumDecided on a 8800GT & X2 5600+,runs great..But the cpu cores seem hot ForumSystem Instability Forum8800GT + Mass Effect 1=Low Rez ForumIs my PSU causing system instability ? ForumATI video driver causing system instability ForumNew core i5 build instability ForumSystem Instability - SATA? ForumPCI compatibility question ForumSystem Builder Marathon: Price/Performance ForumNew Build Components Compatible? ForumCrushing Office System More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !