What could have happened? :S Tags: AMD Computer Overclocking Last response: September 30, 2009 4:45 PM in Overclocking Share andreasmkr September 27, 2009 11:12:36 PM My computer just restarted it self and when it came back up again I got these weird colors and signs when booting up windows? Any idea what `s wrong of fried? :S More about : happened spinny September 28, 2009 3:12:36 AM Artifacts like that (especially red) usually mean failing/corrupt graphics processor. m 0 l arges86 a b K Overclocking September 29, 2009 10:23:16 PM looks like a bad GPU what where u doing when this occured? Does windows start up @ all? m 0 l Related resources What could have happened to my AMD 425 x3? - Forum What could be happened? - Forum GPU has fried, what other damage could of happened? - Forum What could happen if i spilled liquid on my gpu? - Forum Any idea what could be happening - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer andreasmkr September 29, 2009 10:37:54 PM I was going to start up Counter Strike Source, but before i even could load steam the pc just restarted and the colors popped up on my screen. I can hear windows start up but there`s no picture at all m 0 l SpidersWeb a b K Overclocking September 29, 2009 10:48:27 PM heh I got the same thing on an old nForce on-board GPU last night. mine was green though. GPU definately dead or overheating (check that the fan is still working). m 0 l RONNCALIF September 29, 2009 10:49:36 PM Looks like something that happened to me, my mother board got fried m 0 l ubernoobie September 30, 2009 12:08:10 AM power supply could be failing since it restarted m 0 l arges86 a b K Overclocking September 30, 2009 7:08:25 AM but does the PC start and run @ the desktop w/o any problems? it seems like the GPU, but if there are issues at idle, than it may be something else m 0 l lashton September 30, 2009 8:59:28 AM yeah most probally the video ram on the card is stuffed, time for an RMA or an excuse to buy a better card m 0 l Onus a b À AMD a b K Overclocking September 30, 2009 4:45:44 PM My suspicion: your machine restarted because an overstressed PSU shut down. As it did, it sent a damaging spike through the +12V rail feeding your graphics card, toasting it. What brand and model of PSU do/did you have? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What could happen Forum 9GB of ram installed on motherboard... sometimes it says only 6GB are installed.. whats happening? how could i fix this? Forum What damage could happen with wronge graphic card Forum low value for 12V...what could happen Forum What on this picture could never happens? Forum SolvedWhat happened to my GPU? Forum Whats the worst that could happen? Forum SolvedWhat happened to the Radeon HD series? Forum SolvedWhat happened to my ssd?! Forum SolvedWhat happened to the 650 ti boost edition? Forum Solvedcomputer randomly shutdown-What happened? Forum SolvedNot sure if i should buy these parts, because of any problems that could happen and any improvements under the $1500 budget Forum Solvedwhat happened to zerotherm Forum SolvedWhat just happened? Forum SolvedR9 280 (non-X) What happened? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !