Hi guys, So I upgraded my video card (8800 gt) to the new 465 GTX voltage tweak.
I don't know if this is a GPU problem but my computer keeps freezing and restarting when I am playing games.
People told me it was a PSU problem... so I changed it to a 750W Cooler Master. In the first week everything seems fine... but now the PC is doing the same crap again... freezing with jumbled repeating sound and restarting...
No 60c is not hot. It is relatively cool for a g100 Fermi actually. I would think it would get up to the 70 even 80 when gaming for hours.
Some with gtx 470's get near 90 when gaming.
You must be in a cool environment.
The guy that installed it did turn my fans to medium when they inserted my new card... they say at high its loud.
I'm not sure why anyone would just automatically turn the fans to a medium setting, without trying it first. On the Auto fan setting, you would have been fine. If you want to change it to Auto setting, either use your Asus software, or download Afterburner (which is what I recommend). With Afterburner, you just hit the 'Reset' button. http://downloads.guru3d.com/Afterburner-2.0.0-Final-dow...
Your temperatures are actually really good, which also makes me suspicious that they are too good. The best thing to do is to try to reset the fans and speeds to stock, then install the latest drivers from the Nvidia.com website.
28 degrees?? My house is barely colder than that, where do you live and how do you stand it
If your temps are accurate it definately isn't overheating, mine runs at 39 idle (when it volts down), 68 or so in games, and 79 max running kombuster for an hour, and that's on the low side for the GF100s. It's wierd that the PSU change would fix it, but only for a week. You're not using a really skinny extention cord or something are you?
Your going to have to provide more details.
Whats the rest of your rig components
How long have you run the rig with the 8800 ?
Did you change or upgrade anything else when you installed the card ?
Microsoft Windows XP (Home edition SP3)
Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU
Q6600 @ 2.40 GHz
3.25 GB of ram.
Mother board is p5k
PSU: Cooler Master 750W GX
I changed the PSU as well to the 750W GX from an old cooler master 600W.
I changed the psu after having upgraded my video card. It was causing problems, but this time my screen would get white squares and random lines (artifacts? or something like that), as well as the black screen and restarts.
So I went to the shop, the guy noticed my 600W psu fan wasn't working so I bought the 750W.
I've had this PC for more then 2 years, It never had a problem. It Ran fine with my old 8800 GT, never had any restarts like this.
Benski you mean the powercord that connects to an outlet and the back of my PC?
In that case, no I am still using my old one. Something just hit me... could it be as simple as a cable problem
You don't have any odd wireless cards or tv tuners ?
Have your run scandisk lately to see if you have any bad sectors ?
You might want to make and run a memtest boot disk, to see if there is a underlying problem with stability ?