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GTX 460 SE 1g Low Memory error, plz help.

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February 6, 2011 10:54:17 AM

Hello,

I just recently bought an EVGA GTX 460 SE 1g card, which was replacing my old 9800 GX2 1g (also from EVGA).

I can play games with beautiful frames and graphics with EVERYTHING maxed out for about a maximum of about 10-30 mins then windows gives me an error stating it's experiencing low memory and to alleviate it's shutting the program down.

I ran OCCT for memory on the 460 and here's the results (not good) :cry:  http://s9.photobucket.com/albums/a83/Carbon3d/?action=v...

I put my 9800GX2 in to test it's memory and make sure it wasn't OCCT or something else in my system giving me faulty tests, and the 9800GX2 tested clean no errors for 20 passes.

Any thoughts? I think the card might just be bad.

Thanks for your time! It's greatly appreciated. :hello: 

System specs


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System Information
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Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
BIOS: BIOS Date: 07/23/10 17:10:34 Ver: 21.05
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4094MB RAM
Page File: 1452MB used, 2639MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode
PSU: Antec Earthwatts 650w. EA-650

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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 460 SE
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Display Memory: 2784 MB
Dedicated Memory: 993 MB
Shared Memory: 1791 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: ViewSonic VX2439wm
February 6, 2011 4:20:31 PM

Problem solved! since the card was only a few days old I brought it back to the store and showed them the OCCT errors it had on the memory. They had eyes as big as basket balls at what they saw.

They offered giving me a regular EVGA GTX 460 1g at no cost. <3 Comp USA
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