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Problems with Nvidia GT240

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a b U Graphics card
January 3, 2011 10:31:30 AM

Hi,

I have just bought Nvidia GT240 1GB DDR3 and am facing some problems with it.


1. My Games get hang in middle and i have to restart them. For eg- GTA San Andreas
2. I loose the audio of the games while playing.
3. Sometimes my screen goes all yellow and games get stuck in middle.
4. I tried playing GTA4 with this card and the game was moving really slow.

Please help me as it seems to me that i wasted my money on this card. This was the best card i could afford and chose this after doing research on your site.

My system configuration is:

Dual Core 2.4 gz
2 GB RAM
400W i ball power supply.

Hoping for a reply. Thanks



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a b U Graphics card
January 3, 2011 10:43:43 AM

What is you monitor resolution? Why didn't you get the DDR5 version?
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Anonymous
a b U Graphics card
January 4, 2011 7:46:24 AM

Resolution in 1280 X 1024. DDR5 was going out of my budget plus i was a little concerned about my power supply.
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a b U Graphics card
January 4, 2011 8:18:52 AM

Well, it could be your processor? What's name of it? Change your resolution to 1024*768 and see if it gets any better. If not - it's a CPU bottleneck. Are you using XP or 7? If 7, I would recommend another 2GB of RAM.
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a b U Graphics card
January 4, 2011 8:48:22 AM

1. Try new drivers
2. Check the temps
3. GTA4 is a slide show 'cause of the CPU and the low amount of RAM. Have you tried any patches for GTA4?
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Anonymous
a b U Graphics card
January 5, 2011 6:21:31 AM

I am using Win 7 and have updated my driver. I also formatted my system once.

The problem is not game specific. I also face this for low end games lika GTA San Andreas.
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a b U Graphics card
January 5, 2011 6:35:52 AM

Does it happen in other games as well?
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a b U Graphics card
January 5, 2011 7:17:24 AM

Quote:
I am using Win 7 and have updated my driver. I also formatted my system once.

The problem is not game specific. I also face this for low end games lika GTA San Andreas.


Have you checked the temps?
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a b U Graphics card
January 5, 2011 3:02:54 PM

What was the performance when you lowered the resolution to 1024*768? Did it get better or was it the same?
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January 6, 2011 7:46:09 AM

I have cleared all my temps and checked for 1024*768. Problem still exist.
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a b Î Nvidia
January 6, 2011 8:11:04 AM

For a start your PSU is a POS. Get rid of it and get a decent one. GTA4 with that card will run slow. you will need to turn the details down quite a lot. GTA4 is also very CPU dependant. Without a fast CPU it runs like poop.
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January 17, 2011 3:52:04 AM

Thanks for the reply.

I am not very much concerned about the performance on GTA4, but is there something i can do to overcome the problems that i face for low end games like call of duty - world at war, GTA san andreas etc ?

These games get hang very often in middle and the sound gets lost too.
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